East Jerusalem activists respond to Trump’s declaration | +972 Magazine

Israeli soldiers arrest a Palestinian youth during a protest against Donald Trump's recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, Hebron, West Bank, December 7, 2017. (Wisam Hashlamoun/Flash90)

“I am a simple man. I was born simple and I want to die free,” Diab continues. “I want to live a good life, with safety and security, just like every human being on the face of the earth. The feeling is that the Israelis and the Americans are trying to start World War Three. The whole world wants two states, each with their capital in Jerusalem, but they screwed us all over and in the process are destroying any chance of peace. Jerusalem influences the entire world. Peace emanates from Jerusalem to the rest of the world—but so does war.”

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