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PA official warns that Israel is “harm[ing”] Muslim holy sites… “stealing” them, “destroying” them, and “expelling” Jerusalem residents

Headline: “Issa: Israel is harming the Islamic and Christian heritage in Jerusalem”
     “Dr. Hana Issa, a lecturer and an expert in international law [and secretary-general of the [PA's] Islamic-Christian Council for Jerusalem and the Holy Places]… noted that ‘The occupation authorities were not satisfied with violating the Palestinians’ human rights, but went even further and harmed the holy sites. The Israeli authorities are carrying out excavations around the Noble Sanctuary (i.e., the Temple Mount), stealing and destroying properties and Islamic holy sites in Jerusalem, and expelling its residents. All of this is in order to eliminate the Noble Sanctuary, the Dome of the Rock, the Al-Aqsa Mosque and all of the Islamic and Christian cultural heritage around or near them.”
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