Yatta Demonstrates Against Land Theft

7 October 2011

Friday October 7th: Following friday prayers, the popular Committee in Yatta led a demonstration against the theft of their land by Israel. Along with residents and land owners from Yatta, PSP joined Palestinians, Israeli and international activists, in walking to the demolished wells and houses belonging to inhabitants of Yatta.

As protesters marched through Yatta olive groves, the demonstration was halted by Israeli military forces, who attempted prevented the demonstrators from marching through their own fields.

In spite of this the demonstrators managed to pass through the olive grove, almost reaching a road occupied by settlers. More then seven millitary jeeps surrounded the protestors, but speeches were held and the demonstration ended peacefully.

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