A Palestinian man stands next to a newly erected concrete wall that measures around 10 meters high. Jerusalem October 18, 2015 (Reuters)
Israeli occupation forces on Sunday began erecting a wall in annexed east Jerusalem to protect a Jewish neighbourhood subject to firebomb and stone attacks launched from a Palestinian village.
The wall would effectively divide Palestinian Jabel Mukaber and Jewish Armon Hanatziv, raising criticism among the government's opposition, which considered the move a de facto division of Jerusalem.
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