UN envoy slams Israel’€™s “€˜unacceptable”€™ police handling of “€˜Holy Fire”€™ ritual in Jerusalem

UN envoy slams Israel’€™s “€˜unacceptable”€™ police handling of “€˜Holy Fire”€™ ritual in Jerusalem

Israeli police reportedly blocked a top UN diplomat, alongside other diplomats and Palestinians, entrance to a pre-Easter Holy Fire ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, which Israeli authorities called a “€˜micro-incident.”€™ Robert Serry, the UN special envoy for Middle East peace, said he and Palestinian Christians were making their way to attend the ‘Holy Fire’ ceremony at the Church of the Holy Sepulcher

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