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Israel starts new museum project near ‘Wailing’ Wall

The Israeli occupation authorities started work on a new multipurpose museum project near the western wall of Al-Aqsa Mosque compound on Wednesday, Quds Press has reported. Known to Jews as the “Western (or Wailing) Wall” and to Muslims as the “Buraq Wall”, the museum is being built in East Jerusalem and so has the same illegal status in international law as Israeli settlements scattered all over the occupied city and West Bank. The government-supervised Museum of Beit HaLiba is said to include cinema screening rooms, a library for tourists, a tourism information centre and a police station. According to one Palestinian specialist in Jerusalem affairs, the occupation authorities are working to change the identity of the holy city. The museum, […]The post Israel starts new museum project near ‘Wailing’ Wall appeared first on
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