"Technically, Israel is acting within the bounds of its own law...".
My, my. Legal!
But Jews are expected to be more than just technically legal. Higher standards.
"Why do settlers who came here 20 years ago have the right to take over? Just because King David was here 3,000 years ago?" he says.
No, because Jews were there until the late 1930s when Arabs chased them away like they did later in 1947-1948 to the Jews of Shimon HaTzadik, Sham'a and other neighborhoods of Jerusalem in addition to the Old City Quarter and Neveh Yaakov and Atarot.
Never trust an Arab here to present you with the full, unadulterated and complete history of the conflict.
They'll fake it more often than not.
The Sumarin family has been rejecting eviction orders since 1991. There have been several legal hearings on the subject. The family won one but lost others. In 2005 the family did not bother to present a defence at a court case in Jerusalem.