Israeli settlements have been springing up across occupied East Jerusalem as Palestinian houses are being torn down.
A multi-million dollar plan is underway to brand the historic basin around the Old City as Jewish.
In the second part of our series on Israel's takeover of East Jerusalem, Al Jazeera's Jacky Rowland joins a settler on his mission to seize land.
At Al Jazeera English, we focus on people and events that affect people's lives. We bring topics to light that often go under-reported, listening to all sides of the story and giving a 'voice to the voiceless.' Reaching more than 270 million households in over 140 countries across the globe, our viewers trust Al Jazeera English to keep them informed, inspired, and entertained. Our impartial, fact-based reporting wins worldwide praise and respect. It is our unique brand of journalism that the world has come to rely on. We are reshaping global media and constantly working to strengthen our reputation as one of the world's most respected news and current affairs channels.