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World Israel: violent clashes between Palestinians and Jewish supremacists in Jerusalem-Est

10:20  23 april  2021
10:20  23 april  2021 Source:   rfi.fr

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For a little more than a week and the beginning of the month of Ramadan, every night, clashes oppose Palestinians and supregist Jews, far-right activists, at the entrance of the old town, occupied Arab and annexed by the Hebrew state. The Israeli police tries to keep both camps away, but the violence gains ground.

with our correspondent in Jerusalem, Sami BoukHelifa

of the deafening grenades were pulled by the Israeli police. The goal is to disperse the Palestinian side gatherings. We are on the door of Damascus, at the entrance of the Muslim district of the old town.

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It is in this part of Jerusalem is that Mohamed saw, a young Palestinian. "The Israelis refuse to let us celebrate Ramadan in peace, regrets the young man. During the sacred month, we usually gather here at the Damascus door. But they want to hunt us from the public space and make sure it is occupied by the settlers. Before adding: "We are the guardians of Jerusalem, we will defend our city at all costs.

Mutual charges

hundred meters further, the Israeli forces maintain hundreds of far-right far-right Jews. There is a double security cord: metal barriers and the mounted police block the passage of an angry crowd.

The insults fuse. "It's up to us, it's up to us," Repeat Moshe, a young Israeli. According to him, the Palestinians have introduced a climate of terror. He accuses them during the Ramadan to prevent Jews from going to pray to Kotel, the wall of lamentations. "If you're not Arab, you're risking to receive shots. You're afraid to go to the old town to go to Kotel. It's not because they have a party that they should no longer respect the rules by typing everyone, "he resumes.

Each camp rejects the responsibility of the violence. The Israeli police asserts that they have arrested both Arabs and Jews.

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