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Palestinian flag-burning attempt gets violent in Jerusalem

Palestinian flagburning attempt gets violent in Jerusalem
01/20
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Uniformed police and plainclothes detectives use force to snatch a Palestinian flag from right-wing demonstrators to prevent it from being burned in protest.
Palestinian flagburning attempt gets violent in Jerusalem
02/20
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In spite of having received prior warning prohibiting Palestinian flag burning from Israel Police, MK Aryeh Eldad (C) pours an alcoholic beverage to toast their protest and perhaps use the alcohol to ignite a Palestinian flag.
Palestinian flagburning attempt gets violent in Jerusalem
03/20
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Uniformed police and plainclothes detectives use force to snatch a Palestinian flag from right-wing demonstrators to prevent it from being burned in protest.
Palestinian flagburning attempt gets violent in Jerusalem
04/20
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A right-wing protester is enraged by police intervention to prevent Palestinian flag burning.
Palestinian flagburning attempt gets violent in Jerusalem
05/20
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A right-wing protester is enraged by police intervention to prevent Palestinian flag burning.
Palestinian flagburning attempt gets violent in Jerusalem
06/20
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As police successfully snatch a Palestinian flag from the hands of protesters preventing them from burning it, a man (center bearded) runs into the crowd with an additional flag. Police detectives tackle him to the ground and make an arrest.
Palestinian flagburning attempt gets violent in Jerusalem
07/20
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As police successfully snatch a Palestinian flag from the hands of protesters preventing them from burning it, a man (center bearded) runs into the crowd with an additional flag. Police detectives tackle him to the ground and make an arrest.
Palestinian flagburning attempt gets violent in Jerusalem
08/20
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As police successfully snatch a Palestinian flag from the hands of protesters preventing them from burning it, a man runs into the crowd with an additional flag. Police detectives tackle him to the ground and make an arrest.
Palestinian flagburning attempt gets violent in Jerusalem
09/20
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As police successfully snatch a Palestinian flag from the hands of protesters preventing them from burning it, a man runs into the crowd with an additional flag. Police detectives tackle him to the ground and make an arrest.
Palestinian flagburning attempt gets violent in Jerusalem
10/20
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As police successfully snatch a Palestinian flag from the hands of protesters preventing them from burning it, a man runs into the crowd with an additional flag. Police detectives tackle him to the ground and make an arrest.
Palestinian flagburning attempt gets violent in Jerusalem
11/20
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As police successfully snatch a Palestinian flag from the hands of protesters preventing them from burning it, a man (R) runs into the crowd with an additional flag. Police detectives tackle him to the ground and make an arrest.
Palestinian flagburning attempt gets violent in Jerusalem
12/20
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Uniformed police and plainclothes detectives use force to snatch a Palestinian flag from right-wing demonstrators to prevent it from being burned in protest.
Palestinian flagburning attempt gets violent in Jerusalem
13/20
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As MKs Michael Ben-Ari and Aryeh Eldad pull out a Palestinian flag to burn in protest, Jerusalem Police Chief Superintendent Yaakov Cohen intervenes to grab the flag, of which a red corner is visible.
Palestinian flagburning attempt gets violent in Jerusalem
14/20
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Protesting MKs are warned by Jerusalem Police Chief Superintendent Yaakov Cohen, flag burning will be considered a violation of public order and not allowed in spite of MKs parliamentary immunity.
Palestinian flagburning attempt gets violent in Jerusalem
15/20
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MK Michael Ben-Ari (R), of the Otzma Leyisrael Party, addresses protesters in front of United Nations Headquarters in Jerusalem, demonstrating against Palestinian statehood bid at the UN General Assembly in New York.
Palestinian flagburning attempt gets violent in Jerusalem
16/20
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MK Michael Ben-Ari (R), of the Otzma Leyisrael Party, addresses protesters in front of United Nations Headquarters in Jerusalem, demonstrating against Palestinian statehood bid at the UN General Assembly in New York.
Palestinian flagburning attempt gets violent in Jerusalem
17/20
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Two young women are among protesters at United Nations Headquarters in Jerusalem, demonstrating against Palestinian statehood bid at the UN General Assembly in New York.
Palestinian flagburning attempt gets violent in Jerusalem
18/20
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Police stand on guard at the United Nations Truce Supervision Organizations building, UNTSO Headquarters, in the Armon Hanatziv neighborhood in Jerusalem.
Palestinian flagburning attempt gets violent in Jerusalem
19/20
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Right-wing activist Baruch Marzel (foreground left) contemplates address by MK Aryeh Eldad (C), of the Otzma Leyisrael Party, in front of United Nations Headquarters in Jerusalem.
Palestinian flagburning attempt gets violent in Jerusalem
20/20
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MK Aryeh Eldad (L), of the Otzma Leyisrael Party, addresses protesters in front of United Nations Headquarters in Jerusalem, demonstrating against Palestinian statehood bid at the UN General Assembly in New York.
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  • Palestinian flagburning attempt gets violent in Jerusalem
  • Palestinian flagburning attempt gets violent in Jerusalem
  • Palestinian flagburning attempt gets violent in Jerusalem
  • Palestinian flagburning attempt gets violent in Jerusalem
  • Palestinian flagburning attempt gets violent in Jerusalem
  • Palestinian flagburning attempt gets violent in Jerusalem
  • Palestinian flagburning attempt gets violent in Jerusalem
  • Palestinian flagburning attempt gets violent in Jerusalem
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MKs Michael Ben-Ari and Aryeh Eldad, of the extreme right Otzma Leyisrael Party, lead activists in a Palestinian flag burning attempt at the UN building demonstrating against a Palestinian statehood bid at the UN General Assembly in New York.

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