Bernie Sanders, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, respond to Muslim Arab riots by demanding Israel not evict homes in Arab neighborhood in Jerusalem.

US senator Bernie Sanders responded to the Muslim Arab riots and violence against Jewish civilians, tweeting that Israel should not evict residents of Jerusalem's Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood.

"The United States must speak out strongly against the violence by government-allied Israeli extremists in East Jerusalem and the West Bank, and make clear that the evictions of Palestinian families must not go forward," Sanders wrote in a Saturday evening tweet.

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Also on Saturday evening, ‎US Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez responded to the events by tweeting: "We stand in solidarity with the Palestinian residents of Sheikh Jarrah in East Jerusalem. Israeli forces are forcing families from their homes during Ramadan and inflicting violence."

"It is inhumane and the US must show leadership in safeguarding the human rights of Palestinians. Read more at Arutz-7