Israeli police detain a Palestinian protester during a rally marking "Naksa Day", the 47th anniversary of the 1967 War, at Damascus Gate in Arab East Jerusalem on June 5, 2014. AFP PHOTO / AHMAD GHARABLI
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Australia has decided to remove the term "occupied" when referring to East Jerusalem in a move blasted by an opposition party leader Friday as "inflammatory" and "at odds with the peace process".The issue flared in the upper house Senate this week with Attorney-General George Brandis issuing a statement to clarify Canberra's stance on the controversial question of the legality of settler homes. A number of senators disagreed, pointing out that Australia had voted in support of U.N. resolutions in 2011 and 2012 where such language was used to describe the East Jerusalem settlements.
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