Can 'status-quo' of Jerusalem's Old City be preserved? | Inside Story

Tens of thousands of ultranationalist Israelis have marched through Occupied East Jerusalem on 'Flag Day', in what's being seen as the latest provocation against Palestinians.

Some took part in an incursion in the Al Aqsa Mosque Compound, raised the Israeli flag, and attempted to pray, which is restricted to Muslims.

Such incursions have become increasingly common.

So why is the issue so contentious?

Presenter: Kim Vinnell


Mustafa Barghouti - Secretary General, Palestinian National Initiative.

Akiva Eldar - Author and Contributing Writer, Haaretz newspaper.

Rami Khouri - Professor, Senior Public Policy and Journalism Fellow, American University of Beirut

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