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Palestinians demand access to Jerusalem Holy Sites

Palestinians demand access to Jerusalem Holy Sites

Friday July 23, Palestinians from the West Bank, supported by international and Israeli peace activists, will travel to the military check points surrounding the holy city of Jerusalem. They will demand freedom of access to the holy sites.

Buses will leave from Jenin, Tulkarem, and Nablus to convene at Zatara checkpoint at 10am before beginning the march. The march to Jerusalem will begin at Al-Ram checkpoint at 11am.

For twelve years East Jerusalem has been cut off from the rest of the occupied Palestinian territories. In the past three years people of Muslim and Christian faiths have been denied the right to worship in Jerusalem.

This Friday faithful Moslems and Christians will march peacefully towards Jerusalem to join the Friday prayer in Al-Aqsa mosque and a special prayer in the Holy Sepulcher.

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