Hundreds of Palestinians protest negotiations with Israel

Demonstrators marched from the city center towards President Abbas' headquarters in the Muqata, chanting slogans condemning the Palestinian Authority's decision.

Hundreds of Palestinians protest negotiations with Israel

World Bulletin / News Desk

Hundreds of Palestinians marched in Ramallah on Sunday to protest a return to negotiations with Israel, reported Ma'an. 

Demonstrators marched from the city center towards President Abbas' headquarters in the Muqata, chanting slogans condemning the Palestinian Authority's decision to return to talks.

Four PA police officers and three protesters were injured when both sides clashed during the march, which was organized by the Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, a Ma'an reporter said.

Addameer prisoners group said dozens of protesters were injured by police, adding that PA forces were arresting injured demonstrators at public hospitals.

Palestinian Legislative Council member Khaled Jarrar was assaulted by a policeman during the clashes, witnesses said.

In Jerusalem, dozens of Israelis gathered outside the government complex to protest Israeli premier Netanyahu's decision to release 104 Palestinian prisoners, Ynet reported.

The demonstrators chanted: "You do not release murderers of children" and "Bibi is a coward."

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