The Palestinians overall do not share many positive sentiments about President Obama's present visit to Israel. On March 21, 2013, Before It's News has reported, Palestinians set up protest camp in E1. Palestinians have set up protest tents on the outskirts of al-Quds (Jerusalem), in response to Obama's visit to Israel.
The Palestinian protest camp has been set up on a controversial site near al-Quds where
it has been alleged the Israeli regime intends to build thousands of illegal settler homes.
On Wednesday Palestinian protesters pitched about 15 tents in E1 outside al-Quds as an expression of their discontent with Obama’s visit to hold talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. The demonstrators have insisted Obama has not been not doing enough to stop the Israeli regime’s illegal settlement activities. Abdullah Abu Rahma, one of the organizers of the protest, has said the idea is to send a “message to Obama to tell him: Obama – enough with bias and support for Israel.”
Euro News has also covered this story, Palestinian protests as Obama visits Middle East. During President Obama's kick off of his Middle East visit, dozens of Palestinian protesters hit the streets in the divided city of Hebron. Many of the protesters were wearing Martin Luther King masks, as they called for an end to what they call an “apartheid” there.
In Gaza City Palestinian protesters burned pictures of President Obama and set fire to American flags. A protester has been quoted as saying, “Obama, you are not welcome in the blessed land of Palestine. We here in Palestine and the people of Gaza do not want this visit. This visit will only bring more shame and humiliation onto us.” And so at this time the situation in this region remains very tense.