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Israel arrests Palestinian activist Muna el-Kurd in East Jerusalem
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Palestinian activist Muna el-Kurd, 23, talks to reporters at home in the neighbourhood of Sheikh Jarrah in Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem after being released from an Israeli police station, 6 June 2021
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image captionPalestinian activist Muna el-Kurd is considered a powerful voice of protest among her supporters
Israeli security forces have questioned a Palestinian activist who played a significant role in protests against the possible eviction of Palestinian families from homes in East Jerusalem.
Video footage showed Muna el-Kurd being taken in handcuffs from her home in the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood.
Police said the 23-year-old was accused of participating in riots.
Ms el-Kurd's twin brother Mohammed was also questioned after handing himself in to police. Both were later released.
Tensions in Sheikh Jarrah played a role in recent fighting between Israel and the militant group Hamas.
The conflict last month saw 11 days of hostilities in which more than 250 people were killed, most of them in Gaza, which is ruled by Hamas.

Clashes that broke out in Sheikh Jarrah and at the al-Aqsa mosque compound in occupied East Jerusalem contributed to the increasingly charged atmosphere in the build-up to the conflict.
Following Muna el-Kurd's arrest on Sunday, a spokeswoman for the Israeli police said officers had arrested a suspect "under court order".
Footage posted on social media early in the morning showed Ms el-Kurd in handcuffs being escorted out of her home by Israeli security forces.
From the property, she and her brother Mohammed have used social media to bring the issue of the potential forced eviction of several Palestinian families to international attention. The families include her own, which has lived in East Jerusalem for decades.
They face eviction after Israeli courts ruled that the land belonged to a Jewish settler organisation in a long-running and bitter legal case. The case has moved on to Israel's Supreme Court, which allows the families to appeal.
Palestinian activist twins (L to R) Muna and Mohammad el-Kurd, speak to reporters after being released by Israeli authorities in the neighbourhood of Sheikh Jarrah in Israeli-annexed east Jerusalem, 6 June 2021
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image captionMohammed el-Kurd (R) addresses reporters alongside his sister Muna following their release by Israeli authorities
Mr el-Kurd turned himself in at a police station hours after his sister's arrest after receiving a police summons, according to reports. They were both released after questioning.

Their father, Nabil el-Kurd, told reporters he was surprised when Israeli security forces turned up at the family's home and "searched the whole house".
"They will not frighten us or our children," he said.
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Analysis box by Tom Bateman, Middle East correspondent

Dozens of Palestinian supporters showed up outside the East Jerusalem police station where Muna el-Kurd and her twin brother Mohammed were being held.
Heavily armed Israeli border police watched as the twins' father Nabil gave a press conference under the shade of a tree.
"I don't care if they arrested them, because they are fighting for Jerusalem and for Sheikh Jarrah," he said.
As he spoke his daughter was suddenly escorted out of the police station - causing Palestinians and the press to move towards her.

Israeli police then fired at volley of stun grenades, despite the peaceful nature of the event. I saw a Palestinian man later carried into an ambulance.
It felt like a further needless escalation ahead of this week's potential rise in tensions again in Jerusalem, with a planned march by Israeli religious nationalists through the Muslim Quarter of East Jerusalem's Old City.
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Many Palestinians and their supporters have come to see Muna and Mohammed el-Kurd as powerful new young voices of protest.
The family's lawyer, Nasser Odeh, said the pair faced charges of disturbing public order and "riotous acts", AFP news agency reported.
Muna el-Kurd's arrest came just hours after a journalist for the Al Jazeera news network, Givara Budeiri, was briefly detained while reporting from Sheikh Jarrah.
Al Jazeera journalist Givara Budeiri is being taken into custody by Israeli police while she was covering a sitting protest against Israel's decision to evict Palestinian families in Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood in Jerusalem on 5 June 2021
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image captionAl Jazeera journalist Givara Budeiri (R) was reporting on a sitting protest in Sheikh Jarrah when she was arrested
Israeli police accused Ms Budeiri of assaulting officers. She has denied the allegations.
Al Jazeera condemned the arrest of its journalist, who was covering a sitting protest against the threat to evict Palestinian families from Sheikh Jarrah and wearing a press vest at the time.
The network said in a statement that the incident showed a "total disregard for the fundamental human rights of journalists".
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Breaking: 2 Palestinian security officers killed, 1 Israeli soldier killed after firefight in Jenin, which occurred as a result of Israeli incursion without permission or consultation via Palestinian Security forces. Two other Palestinian civilians were murdered in their vehicle after being attacked by barbaric Jewish fascists.

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They are in the news, and are harrassing Swedish citizens of Jewish origins. This is clearly connected to the conflict.


Google Translate:
”About 60 people gathered in a pro-Palestinian demonstration on Möllevångstorget in Malmö.
The manifestation has been dissolved with reference to the coronary restrictions.
When people began to leave the place, a person began to express threats and contempt for Jews and Judaism - and he is now suspected of incitement against ethnic groups.”
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Netanyahu is trying to provoke a new conflict with the occuplied people of Palestine to try and stop the process of setting up a new goverment. It is end of days for his political career, and he will be in a jail thereafter .


 

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Netanyahu is trying to provoke a new conflict with the occuplied people of Palestine to try and stop the process of setting up a new goverment. It is end of days for his political career, and he will be in a jail thereafter .


He is gonna go out like Trump, but in this case he has extremist right wing followers, who may stir up trouble. It's a win-win situation for Palestinians.

Of course he may try igniting a new war if he gets so desperate.
 

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Jerusalem Flag March to Be Held Tuesday After Organizers Reach Deal With Police
Marchers will hold an Israeli Flag Dance near the Damascus Gate and pass through parts of the Muslim Quarter on its way to the Western Wall
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The organizers of the Jerusalem Flag March reached an agreement with the Israel Police on Friday to allow for a march to take place on Tuesday.

The march that was planned for last Thursday was canceled after organizers and police failed to agree on a route over police fears that the march would reignite tensions and lead to riots in the city.

The march planned for Tuesday will proceed down Sultan Suleiman road before arriving at the Damascus Gate, a flashpoint of tensions between Palestinians and police in recent months. An Israeli flag dance will be held at the plaza in front of the Gate. The marchers, however, will not enter the Old City through the Damascus Gate and the gate will be closed off.

From the Damascus Gate, marchers will pass through the Jaffa Gate and head toward the Western Wall through peripheral areas of the Muslim Quarter of the Old City. Part of the route will be detoured through the Jewish Quarter due to security concerns and to prevent overcrowding.

The organizers of the march said, "We thank the Israel Police, police commissioner, and Jerusalem District from their cooperation and are happy that Israeli flags will be flown with pride in all parts of the Old City."

The organizers added, "We call on all citizens of Israel to join us this Tuesday with Israeli flags, to praise Israeli heroism and dance with joy in Jerusalem."

The change to the parade route comes after Jerusalem District Commander Doron Turgeman refused to allow the march to pass through the Damascus Gate, or the center of the Muslim quarter.

Turgeman said that under no circumstances would he approve the route originally requested by the organizers, fearing that the march would incite riots throughout the Old City.

On Wednesday, Israel’s Police Commissioner Kobi Shabtai, in an unprecedented decision, banned far-right Kahanist Knesset members, Itamar Ben-Gvir and May Golan, from marching at the Damascus Gate with the planned Flag March the following day.

According to the commissioner, the Knesset members' presence would be liable to incite riots. The commissioner also decided to ban Ben-Gvir from entering the Temple Mount, or Haram al-Sharif as it’s known to Muslims, on Wednesday and Thursday. The restriction is dependent on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's approval.

Ben Gvir showed up near Damascus Gate, railing against the police chief's decision to bar him from marching, saying "It is the death knell of democracy. Instead of dealing with rioters, the police is attacking the immunity of Knesset members who are asking to march through our capital of Jerusalem with the Israeli flag, one hundred meters from a light rail station."

“The very fact that an MK in Israel cannot march in the Old City is a surrender to Hamas and terrorism; it is a victory of terrorism. Of course, we will not give up Jerusalem, we will not give up the Old City," Ben-Gvir added.

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