Arab Christians clash violently with police in Haifa over ‘McJesus’ sculpture
By Alexander Fulbright
11 January 2019
Hundreds of Arab Christian demonstrators clashed with police in Haifa on Friday over a museum’s display of a sculpture depicting Ronald McDonald, the mascot of the fast-food giant, on a cross, amid calls to remove the artwork that some have called offensive.
Police said a few hundred protesters tried to force their way into the Haifa Museum of Art during the demonstration and that three officers were injured by rocks hurled at them.
One of the protesters complained that the government was slow to react to their concerns because they were from the Christian minority. “If they put up Hitler with a Torah scroll they would immediately respond,” he told the Walla news site.
Ahead of the protest, police deployed officers from its Special Patrol Unit to guard the museum after a molotov cocktail was thrown at the museum on Thursday.
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