22nd December 2010
Earlier today Maxwell Gaylard, the United
Nations Humanitarian Coordinator for the occupied Palestinian territory,
visited the site of a Palestinian home which had been demolished just twenty
four hours earlier, following an order by the relevant authorities of the
Government of Israel.
Mr Gaylard visited and spoke with the
families affected in the Ras Al Amud neighbourhood of East Jerusalem. This
particular demolition resulted in the displacement of thirteen people,
all registered refugees, including four children.
In a statement Mr Gaylard said, "the