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JERUSALEM (Ma'an) -- A Palestinian from the northern Jerusalem neighborhood of Beit Hanina, in the central occupied West Bank, demolished his own home on Thursday afternoon upon order by an Israeli court.
Fadi Shawamreh said that he had to demolish his own home; that was built in 2006, following an order by an Israeli court that the house was not licensed.
Shawamreh said that a demolition order against his house was issued after he started renovating the ceiling and walls of the house during the past two years.
He added that he was able to postpone the demolition several times until a final order was issued by the court to demolish the structure.
The court allowed Shawamreh until the beginning of September to carry out its order or else paying demolition fees imposed by the Israeli municipality for its crews that would be carrying out the demolition instead.
Shawamreh said that Israeli municipality crews, escorted by Israeli forces, had raided his house several months ago to demolish the structure, evacuated its content and assaulted those present at the time, however, the demolition was prevented by a lawyer.
He pointed out that the municipality had imposed a fine of 50,000 shekels, on another part of his house, a steel-structure with a cement floor, several years ago.
Israel rarely grants Palestinians permits to build in East Jerusalem, though the Jerusalem municipality has claimed that compared to the Jewish population, they receive a disproportionately low number of permit applications from Palestinian communities, which also see high approval ratings.
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