Britain's Independent Accepts False Claim on Jerusalem Building Permits

(CAMERA-UK) Adam Levick - A video report in the Independent on June 12 included the claim that "it is almost impossible [for Palestinians in Jerusalem] to get building authorization from the city, forcing them to build homes without permits." Yet, as data reported by the anti-settlement group Peace Now shows, in the most recent year of available data, 2018, the rate of construction permit approvals for Palestinian neighborhoods in eastern Jerusalem (841) exceeded approvals for Jewish neighborhoods in that part of the city (780).

2022-06-16 00:00:00

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