02.02.2012 09.Schwat. 5772
Munther Fahimi, proprietor of the American Colony Hotel's English-language bookshop, was born in East Jerusalem, but lost his residency rights after moving to the U.S. .
The Palestinian owner of the American Colony Hotel's English-language bookshop will not be deported, after a special inter-ministerial committee granted him a two-year reprieve, after which he can apply to be a permanent resident.
Munther Fahimi, the owner of the bookshop frequented by many foreign journalists and diplomats, was born in East Jerusalem, but lost his residency rights after spending years in the United States. He petitioned the High Court of Justice after the Interior Ministry ordered him deported two and a half years ago….