The Numbers Crunch: Palestinian protests trend on Twitter

30.03.2012                      07.Nissan. 5772

"Globaler Jerusalem Marsch":

The Numbers Crunch: Palestinian protests trend on Twitter

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A new hashtag, #GMJ, was active on Twitter in the Middle East at the end of this week, ahead of Friday’s “Global March to Jerusalem” marking the 36th anniversary of Land Day. Traditionally, Palestinians in the West Bank, Gaza Strip and elsewhere join Israeli Arabs in the Galilee and Negev to protest government policies they say infringe on their land rights. This year, organizers hope to see a multi-pronged rush on Israel’s frontiers with Syria, Lebanon, Egypt and Jordan as well as marches in the Palestinian Authority, Gaza and east Jerusalem….