The police order forbidding the holding of the event sponsored by the Russian Embassy states that the district commander's decision was made "to prevent a conference on the subject ‘The Declaration of Jerusalem as the capital of Palestine’ organized and managed by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) and the Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP) which are terrorist organizations.

Claiming “Terror,” Police Break Up Palestinian-Russian Event in J’rslm

Israeli police raided the Ambassador Hotel in East Jerusalem on Monday night, June 18, and broke up an event attended by many Palestinian officials and intellectuals and other distinguished public guests including the deputy governor of East Jerusalem Abdullah Siyam, the Greek Orthodox Archbishop Atallah, representatives Russian Embassy, and graduates of the universities of the Soviet…

Saturday night’s protest against the opening of the US embassy in Jerusalem: "Jerusalem Belongs to Us All,"

Hundreds Protest Opening of US Embassy in Jerusalem Today

Hundreds of Israelis marched through downtown Jerusalem Saturday night, May 12, to protest against the politically volatile moves of the United States next week that will increase tensions with the Palestinians and the Arab World.  The protesters marched from King George Street downtown to the Old City’s Jaffa Gate. Along the way, they chanted slogans:…

Ushers brawl with Joint List lawmakers to take away the latter’s signs declaring "Jerusalem is the capital of Palestine” before ousting them from the Knesset plenum during US Vice President Mike Pence’s speech in Jerusalem on January 22, 2018.

Ministers Rebuked for Calling Joint List MKs “Traitors” & “Terrorists”

The Knesset Ethics Committee reprimanded two cabinet ministers on Monday, March 12, for branding lawmakers from the Joint List “terrorists” and “traitors.” The committee also acknowledged that the Joint List MKs had breached protocol when they disrupted US Vice President Mike Pence’s speech to the Knesset on January 22. MKs from the Joint List held…