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USA: Hundreds block off main San Fran street in Jerusalem protest02:16

USA: Hundreds block off main San Fran street in Jerusalem protest

United States, San Francisco, CA
December 10, 2017 at 00:44 GMT -00:00 · Published

Hundreds of demonstrators took to Market Street in San Francisco on Saturday to denounce US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the official capital city of Israel."The US has never cared about the peace process, they're supporting the colonisation of Palestine. [Israeli PM] Benjamin Netanyahu plans to ethnically cleanse the Palestinian people," explained Yusra Odeis form the Arab Organisation and Resource Centre.The volume of protesters meant there was disruption on the street, which is one of the city's main avenues.On Wednesday, US President Donald Trump made a significant shift in US foreign policy, by formally recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel for the first time.The decision sparked immediate outrage and fury from the Arab world.The status of the Holy City is a key issue in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.

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Hundreds of demonstrators took to Market Street in San Francisco on Saturday to denounce US President Donald Trump's decision to recognise Jerusalem as the official capital city of Israel."The US has never cared about the peace process, they're supporting the colonisation of Palestine. [Israeli PM] Benjamin Netanyahu plans to ethnically cleanse the Palestinian people," explained Yusra Odeis form the Arab Organisation and Resource Centre.The volume of protesters meant there was disruption on the street, which is one of the city's main avenues.On Wednesday, US President Donald Trump made a significant shift in US foreign policy, by formally recognising Jerusalem as the capital of Israel for the first time.The decision sparked immediate outrage and fury from the Arab world.The status of the Holy City is a key issue in the Israeli-Palestinian peace process.

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