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United Press International (UPI)

Error (UPI, photo caption, 9/5/17): Palestinian Ayoub Shamsaneh (L), 84, sits with his son, Mohammad (C) on the street outside their home of 53 years, after his family's eviction on Tuesday in East Jerusalem.

Correction (10/17): Palestinian Ayoub Shamsaneh (L), 84, sits with his son, Mohammad (C) on the street outside a home they had lived in for decades following their eviction on Tuesday in East Jerusalem.



Error (UPI, Ed Adamczyk, 9/5/17): A Palestinian family was evicted Tuesday from the East Jerusalem house where they have lived for 53 years, the first such eviction in eight years.

Correction (10/17): A Palestinian family was evicted Tuesday from an East Jerusalem house where they claimed to have lived for more than 50 years, the first such removal in eight years.…

 
The high court and the lower courts ruled that the Shamasneh family failed to prove they had lived in the home before 1968, which could have given them protected tenant status.
 
At the time of its ruling, the Israeli Supreme Court deferred eviction of the Shamasneh on humanitarian grounds. The family was ultimately served with an eviction, however, when the legal challenge was renewed recently, Haaretz reported.



Error (UPI, headline, 9/5/17): Palestinian family evicted from East Jerusalem home 53 years

Correction (10/17): Palestinian family evicted from East Jerusalem home after long court fight