Protesters threw firebombs and rocks at security forces.
Barack Obama’s former pastor Jeremiah Wright is one of the leaders today in the “Global March on Jerusalem.” Protesters from 80 countries are taking part in the rally to show solidarity for the Palestinians.
One News Now reported, via Free Republic:
A worldwide pro-Israel Christian ministry is concerned about today’s “Global March to Jerusalem.”
The Times of Israel reports that Arab and international protestors from 80 countries are taking part in today’s Global March to Jerusalem to show their solidary for the Palestinian cause. According to Bill Sutter, executive director of The Friends of Israel (FOI), some bad actors are involved.
“There are some horrible connections with Hamas, with Hezbollah [and] with Iran,” he lists.
Bill Sutter (FOI)And one of the leaders in the march is none other than President Barack Obama’s former pastor, Jeremiah Wright.
“He is a member of the central committee of the Global March to Jerusalem,” Sutter details. “And so we have participants across a huge and radical stripe of terrorist groups and apologists for Islam, even to the point of here in the United States.”
The ‘protesters’ threw firebombs and rocks at security forces.
The Jerusalem Post reported:
The IDF and Israel Police went on high alert Friday, imposing a full closure on the West Bank, limiting access to the Temple Mount and setting up checkpoints on roads near the Lebanese border ahead of expected protests marking Land Day and the Global March to Jerusalem.
Palestinian protesters were clashing with Israeli forces at the Kalandiya checkpoint, throwing rocks, firebombs and burning tires. Security forces were using large amounts of tear gas, stun grenades, sound weapons and foul-smelling water to disperse the protesters.