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Jerusalem: Palestinians protest in Silwan following killing (photo essay)

Samir Sarhan on Posters in Silwan. Photo by Joseph Dana.

Samir Sarhan on posters in Silwan. (photo: Joseph Dana/+972 Magazine)

Protests erupted in the occupied East Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan today after a guard at an Israeli settlement opened fire at Palestinian residents, killing at least one. This is my photo essay from the scene of the revolt.

Israeli Border Policeman After Firing Tear Gas in Silwan. Photo by Joseph Dana.

Israeli border policeman after firing tear gas in Silwan.(photo: Joseph Dana/+972 Magazine)

A Palestinian Pleads with an Israeli Border Policeman to Stop Firing Tear Gas in Silwan. Photo by Joseph Dana.

A Palestinian pleads with an Israeli border policeman to stop firing tear gas in Silwan. (photo: Joseph Dana/+972 Magazine)

Pain on the Face of a Palestinian Woman in Silwan. Photo by Joseph Dana

Pain on the face of a Palestinian woman in Silwan. (photo: Joseph Dana/+972 Magazine)

Pain and Anger on the face of a Palestinian in Silwan in Conversation with an Israeli Border Policeman. Photo by Joseph Dana

Pain and anger on the face of a Palestinian in Silwan in confrontation with an Israeli border policeman. (photo: Joseph Dana/+972 Magazine)

Palestinians Riot Near the Old City of Jerusalem. Photo by Joseph Dana

Palestinians riot near the Old City of Jerusalem. (photo: Joseph Dana/+972 Magazine)

Samir Sarhan's funeral in Silwan. Photo by Joseph Dana.

Samir Sarhan's funeral in Silwan. (photo: Joseph Dana/+972 Magazine)

Pain. Photo by Joseph Dana

Pain. (photo: Joseph Dana/+972 Magazine)

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