Israel / Palestine

Ten days that shook the occupation

“A zigzag that cannot be explained”. That’s how the right wing Israeli commentator Amit Segal summarized Netanyahu’s decisions regarding the change of the security and entrance arrangements to the Noble Sanctuary/Temple Mount compound in Jerusalem. There’s no doubt that the removal of the metal detectors and the infrastructure for security cameras less than two weeks after they were installed, was an embarrassing U-turn and political defeat for the government and the Prime Minister.