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In West Bank, Palestinians marking Nakba Day encouraged by Arab Spring in their fight against Israel

URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/world/article/in_west_bank_palestinians_marking_nakba_day_encouraged_by_arab_spring_in_th

Clouds of tear gas hovered over hundreds of rioting Palestinian youths on the road to Jerusalem, where demonstrations marking the anniversary of Israel’s founding 63 years ago turned violent. “I want a third intifada," said Ala Barghouti, a 21-year-old accounting student, his nostrils stuffed with tissues to keep out the sting of the tear gas. "I hope things do escalate today. A third intifada will help move the Palestinian Authority to improve our political situation.

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