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State of Palestine: Activists block US group at graduation ceremony03:25

State of Palestine: Activists block US group at graduation ceremony

Palestinian Territory, Occupied, Bethlehem
May 21, 2018 at 19:08 GMT -00:00 · Published

A group of Palestinian activists on Monday stopped a US delegation from entering the graduation ceremony of Palestinian students in Beit Jala, Bethlehem who had been studying in the US.

The protesters appeared with placards and chanted to the delegates that they were not welcome in Palestine. When the US representatives got into the cars, the activists blocked the vehicles, put the placards on the front window and hurled eggs into the cars.

Another group of activists staged a rally in front of the US residence in Beit Jala, protesting against the US recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

State of Palestine: Activists block US group at graduation ceremony03:25
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A group of Palestinian activists on Monday stopped a US delegation from entering the graduation ceremony of Palestinian students in Beit Jala, Bethlehem who had been studying in the US.

The protesters appeared with placards and chanted to the delegates that they were not welcome in Palestine. When the US representatives got into the cars, the activists blocked the vehicles, put the placards on the front window and hurled eggs into the cars.

Another group of activists staged a rally in front of the US residence in Beit Jala, protesting against the US recognition of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

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