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Jerusalem ban angers Christians

West Bank Christians raise voice against occupation as Israeli forces keep them from Easter ritual.

    Thousands of Palestinian pilgrims are celebrating Easter week's fire ceremony in the Church of the Holy Sepulchre - which is built on Christianity's holiest shrine in Jerusalem.

    Meanwhile, thousands of Christians in the occupied West Bank are not being allowed to attend the rituals because all Palestinians in the territory have been banned by Israel from visiting the Holy city.   

    Nour Odeh reports from Jifna, a Christian majority village in Palestine - on how many of them are raising their voices against Israel's occupation, which continues to take away fundamental rights. 

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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