Kalandiya heats up
July 31, 2014 12:35
Last Thursday night’s riot looked like a post-apocalyptic battle.
The riots centered on Kalandiya, with smaller clashes in Isawiya..
(photo credit:SETH J. FRANTZMAN)
There is something surreal about Palestinian protests.The well-armed Palestinian Authority police who lumber around in central Ramallah were nowhere to be seen as more than 10,000 people crowded the main road to Kalandiya – the central checkpoint into Jerusalem from Ramallah – on Thursday of last week.