June 4, 2023

Israeli-funded excavations in occupied East Jerusalem have been condemned by worldwide archaeologists.

The Israeli authorities held its weekly cupboard assembly in tunnels dug below the Al-Aqsa mosque complicated in occupied East Jerusalem.

Above floor, shortly earlier than the federal government met, a far-right Israeli minister entered the world and proclaimed the Israelis “the landowners of Jerusalem.”

This infuriated the Palestinians, who grew more and more resentful of latest incursions by ultra-nationalist Jewish teams into one in every of Islam’s holiest websites.

Al-Aqsa was additionally a flashpoint earlier this 12 months when Israeli police filmed a beating of Palestinians praying at a mosque.

The cupboard assembly once more highlights the controversy provoked by Israeli archeology and excavations below the traditional metropolis.

So why is that this work inflicting a lot controversy?

Main: Nastasya Tai


Alon Arad – Govt Director of Emek Shaveh

Mazin Kumsieh – Director of the Palestinian Institute for Biodiversity and Sustainable Improvement

Rami Khoury – Director of World Engagement, American College of Beirut

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