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Monday, 8 January, 2001, 22:59 GMT
In pictures: Israelis march on Jerusalem
Tens of thousands of Israelis converged on Jerusalem's Old City on Monday to protest against handing parts of the city to the Palestinians as part of a peace settlement.

Israeli protest in Jerusalem's Old City
Thousands of Israelis gathered at the Jaffa gate to Jerusalem's Old City. The words 'I swear' were projected on the wall

Israeli protest in Jerusalem's Old City
Many of the protesters were Jewish settlers belonging to right-wing groups

Israeli protest in Jerusalem's Old City
Some marchers carried large Israeli flags and sang patriotic songs

Israeli protest in Jerusalem's Old City
The marchers encircled the Old City, a site which is holy to Jews, Christians and Muslims

Israeli protest in Jerusalem's Old City
Right-wing settlers fiercely oppose ceding control of any parts of Jerusalem

Israeli protest in Jerusalem's Old City
Marchers were banned from one section of the wall surrounding the Old City to avoid clashes with Palestinian residents

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