In pictures: Palestinians protest Pence's visit with closed shops, empty streets
At the behest of Fatah, Palestinians in Jerusalem and the West Bank kept their shops closed on Tuesday to protest the US vice president's trip to Israel.
By JPOST.COM STAFFPublished: JANUARY 23, 2018 11:28Advertisement
Palestinians on Tuesday took part in a general strike, protesting US Vice President Mike Pence's visit to Israel, and his Knesset speech in support of US President Donald Trump's December recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital.Shops in Palestinian cities and in east Jerusalem were closed, and the streets were nearly entirely empty.
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