Palestinian MP to challenge Israel deportation order

Israeli soldiers patrol the streets in the West Bank city of Ramallah on June 17, 2014A Palestinian lawmaker said on Thursday she would challenge a deportation order from the Israeli military authorities who have ordered her out of Ramallah. Khalida Jarrar, a senior member of the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, said Israeli soldiers stormed her home at dawn Wednesday with the deportation order, saying she must leave Ramallah for Jericho, also on the West Bank. It is my right to stay in my place of residence,” she said at a protest tent outside the Ramallah headquarters of the Palestinian parliament. The deportation order says she must stay in Jericho for six months, she said.

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