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Israeli Police and Border Police forces clashed with hundreds of protesters in the Palestinian neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah in occupied East Jerusalem Friday afternoon, May 7, with cops arresting two Israeli activists Three Joint List lawmakers participate in the Friday, May 7, demonstration in the Palestinian neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah in occupied East Jerusalem. First from left to right they are MK Ofer Cassif (Hadash), Samy Abu Shahadeh (Balad) and Ahmad Tibi (Ta’al). (Photo: Al Ittihad) “We came here in the hundreds – Palestinians and Israelis – to demonstrate against the racist act of theft taking place in Sheikh Jarrah and against Kahanists and other worst possible racists acting under the active protection of the far-right government,” MK Ofer Cassif (Hadash – Joint List) told the crowd. Occupation forces on the scene violently attacked protesters, including using pepper spray and stun grenades. The MKs who were among the protestors were also pushed…

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Protesters, Cops Clash over Arab Evictions in Occupied E. Jerusalem