Thursday, June 16, 2011

Israeli troops attack anti-Wall protest near Ramallah, injuring seven

 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC News, June 15, 2011
According to local sources, Israeli forces attacked a non-violent action by Palestinian men, women and children trying to block Israeli bulldozers from bulldozing their farmland and orchards on Wednesday.
Israeli troops fire tear gas at anti-Wall protest (archive photo)
Israeli troops fire tear gas at anti-Wall protest (archive photo)

Eyewitnesses reported that the injured protesters were beaten by the soldiers with clubs and rifle butts, knocking two young men unconscious and sending seven to the hospital for treatment. The injured were not identified, but local sources report that they all appeared to be young men in their late teens and early 20s.

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