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Saturday, October 17, 2015

Jordanian protesters call for end to peace treaty with Israel

Demonstrations broke out in several cities after weekly Muslim prayers, with around 5,000 rallying in Amman, where they torched an Israeli flag.
       
“No Zionist embassy on Jordanian soil,” chanted the demonstrators, who rallied at the call of the opposition Muslim Brotherhood.
 
They demanded the cancellation of the 1994 Jordan-Israel peace treaty, carrying signs that said “scrapping the Wadi Araba treaty is the response” to Israeli “violations” against Palestinians in Jerusalem.
 
“The land is ours, Jerusalem is ours and Allah is with us,” read another banner. (READ MORE)