Failure to provide context about the status and military occupation of East Jerusalem

First, the article states that “Canada and several countries reject” recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. This statement both downplays and misrepresents the international community’s near consensus against recognizing Jerusalem as Israel’s capital. In December 2017, a total of 128 nations voted at the General Assembly against the resolution to formally recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel in which it declared any actions intended to alter Jerusalem’s character or status are “null and void.”