4 activists arrested in Abu Tur demonstration against park

By JPOST.COM STAFF
February 6, 2012 10:46

Four activists were arrested Monday morning in the east Jerusalem neighborhood of Abu Tur as they were protesting construction of a national park in the neighborhood.

The activists claimed that work began on the park before the Parks and Nature Authority received final approval from the relevant planning commission and no dialogue was conducted with the Arab residents, on whose land the park is located, Israel Radio reported.


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