Page last updated at 18:40 GMT, Thursday, 16 July 2009 19:40 UK

Violent protests in Jerusalem


There have been protests and violence in parts of Jerusalem by ultra-religious Jews enraged by what they view as state interference in their affairs.

It was triggered by the arrest of an Orthodox woman, whose name has not been released, on suspicion of starving her three-year-old child, who is now recovering in hospital from what doctors said was malnutrition.

Story Tools


Sign in

BBC navigation

Copyright © 2017 BBC. The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites. Read more.

This page is best viewed in an up-to-date web browser with style sheets (CSS) enabled. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. Please consider upgrading your browser software or enabling style sheets (CSS) if you are able to do so.

Americas Africa Europe Middle East South Asia Asia Pacific