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Tensions build in Jerusalem's Silwan neighborhood

A Jerusalem development plan calls for the demolition of 22 homes in the crowded Palestinian neighborhood of Silwan to make room for a park that would flank a promenade of restaurants, art studios and shops. Palestinians who live there say it is an Israeli ploy to evict them from the area.

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Tensions build in East Jerusalem
Article | JERUSALEM -- In a warren of cramped alleys in the crowded Palestinian neighborhood of Silwan, a slogan scrawled on a wall warns: "Silwan is in danger."

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