Israel, Demonstration / Riot, Level 4: Hundreds injured during demonstrations – Jerusalem, Israel [Update 4]

Update 2021-05-10 (6): Violent clashes between security forces and Palestinian demonstrators continued on Monday evening (10 May, local time). Demonstrators threw stones and security forces used rubber bullets and stun grenades. Dozens of people are believed to have been injured. The most violent clashes occurred near the Al-Aqsa Mosque.


Update 2021-05-10 (5):Event level adapted to latest developments.

Update 2021-05-10 (4): On Monday evening (10 May, local time), a major fire broke out in the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, possibly in relation to the riots.

Update 2021-05-10 (3): On Monday (10 May), Hamas issued an ultimatum to the Israeli security forces. By 06:00 p.m. (local time), all security forces and settlers would have to leave the Temple Mount and the Sheikh Jarrah neighbourhood and all arrested Palestinians would have to be released. Otherwise, there was a threat of further escalation.
During the operations on Monday, stun grenades, tear gas and rubber bullets were used.

Update 2021-05-10 (2): According to further reports, hundreds of people were injured in the clashes on Monday (10 May).

Update 2021-05-10 (1): According to media reports, on Monday morning (10 May) hundreds of protesters again clashed with Israeli security forces near the Al-Aqsa mosque. Several people were said to have been injured.