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Clashes between protesters and police in Jerusalem |  Scientist

Clashes between protesters and police in Jerusalem | Scientist

Clashes between protestersPalestine On Thursday, the security forces in Jerusalem (22) left at least eight wounded. See the video above.

The Palestinian protest came in the form of a Counter appearance To oppose a march organized by the ultra-Orthodox “Lahava” movement (Read more at the end of the story).

The situation became more tense at the entrance to the Old City in East Jerusalem – the occupied Palestinian sector and its annexation. Israel – Where the police prevented entry to the areas frequented during the month of Ramadan.

Barricades during the Palestinian Arab protests in Jerusalem on Thursday (22) – Photo: Ahmad Al-Gharabli / Agence France-Presse

According to the Red Cross, seven Palestinians were injured. Israeli law enforcement agencies also recorded a police officer being hit in the face as a result of a stone collision.

On Thursday evening, the occupation police warned, in a statement, that they wanted to avoid clashes between the two parties, “We will authorize demonstrations in the name of freedom of expression, but we will act against all forms of violence.”

Barricades during the Palestinian Arab protests in Jerusalem on Thursday (22) – Photo: Ahmad Al-Gharabli / Agence France-Presse

There were riots on Wednesday in Jerusalem. Videos broadcast in the press and on social media showed Jewish youths attacking Arab workers in central Jerusalem and journalists chanting “Death to the Arabs.”

a Lahava It is an extremist group that opposes marriage between people of different religions and calls against the assimilation of Jews to other cultures

In total, 70 Jews and Arabs were arrested on Wednesday and Thursday. Of these, prison terms of 64 have been extended, according to a statement issued by the Israeli police.

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