After Trump's Israel Move, a Call for an Uprising

Meanwhile, US allies are speaking out
By Arden Dier,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 7, 2017 9:36 AM CST

(Newser) – President Trump's decision to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital is a "war declaration against Palestinians" who should rise up, Hamas leader Ismail Haniya said in a speech Thursday. Though Palestinian forces announced three "days of rage" beginning Wednesday, during which Palestinians are to protest at Israeli city centers and embassies, Haniya said the uprising or "intifada" should start Friday and "last and continue to let Trump and the occupation regret this decision" that "killed" the Israeli-Palestinian peace process, reports USA Today. Israel says it has increased its troops to the West Bank, where there are already injuries on both sides, per the Washington Post. Per Haaretz, at least 19 Palestinians have been wounded so far, one seriously. Here's how others around the world are responding to Trump's move:

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