4 arrested at Sheikh Jarrah protest

By JPOST.COM STAFF
April 9, 2010 16:52

About 150 locals and left-wing protesters gathered on Friday afternoon in Sheikh Jarrah to demonstrate against Jewish presence in the east Jerusalem neighborhood.

According to police, 40 of the protesters entered the Jewish enclave in the neighborhood and refused to leave when security forces ordered them to do so.

Four of those who refused to leave the area were detained, while police used force to return the rest to the site of the central demonstration.


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