Global Politics Podcast

Episode 86: Escalating Israel-Palestine violence

May 20, 2021 Global Politics
Global Politics Podcast
Episode 86: Escalating Israel-Palestine violence
Show Notes

On 07 May, a series of skirmishes started between the worshippers and the Israeli police in the Al Aqsa mosque compound, with an exchange of stones, stun grenades and rubber bullets.  The Palestinians had been protesting against any possible eviction in the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood in East Jerusalem that would follow a Court verdict and the Israeli government's settlement policies.