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Welcome to Bethlehem, where Palestinian Santas are tear-gassed

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This was the scene in Bethlehem earlier today as Palestinian protesters, some of whom were dressed as Father Christmas, clashed with Israeli security forces.

Bethlehem

Bethlehem

Bethlehem

Demonstrators were demanding greater freedom of movement in the West Bank city, which according to the New Testament was the birthplace of Jesus.

Bethlehem

Bethlehem

Bethlehem

Watch a video of the incident below:


(Pictures: Reuters, AP and Getty)


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