Right-wing Israelis to Press on With March at Jerusalem Flash Points, Defying Police

The back-and-forth between Israel Police and the right-wing groups ends in stalemate, but the organizers insist on pushing on with a march route that includes dancing at the Old City's Damascus Gate

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Right-wing Israeli organizations will press on with a march on Wednesday around the walls of Jerusalem’s Old City, despite not having received police approval, in a move that could kindle already-high tensions in the city.

Organized by 'Youth of the Old City' and other groups, the march was not approved by the police who are refusing to provide security on its current path due to fears it could prompt a wider escalation.