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Une technologie de surveillance plus avancée pour remplacer les détecteurs de métaux à Al-Aqsa

Palestinians pray outside the gates of Al-Aqsa in protest
of increased surveillance. (Photo: via Social Media)

The Israeli security cabinet decided during a meeting late on Monday night to remove metal detectors, which had recently been installed at the entrances of the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, only to replace them with more advanced surveillance technology in the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem.

Israeli authorities installed metal detectors, turnstiles, and additional security cameras in the compound following a deadly shooting attack at Al-Aqsa on July 14 – sparking protests from Palestinians, who said the move was the latest example of Israeli authorities using Israeli-Palestinian violence as a means of furthering control over important sites in the occupied Palestinian territory and normalizing repressive measures against Palestinians.

Religious leaders in Jerusalem held a meeting on Tuesday to discuss the new Israeli plan, as Islamic endowment (Waqf) official Sheikh Raed Daana told Ma’an on Monday that both religious leaders and the Palestinians wouldn’t accept any changes to the s...

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