On 10/3 at around 1:30 PM, 50 people gathered for a demonstration at Wadi Fukin. This is the 3rd consecutive Friday that the villagers have hosted an action. The villagers of Wadi Fukin prepared large displays of balloons and were waving Palestinian flags along with their peace signs. Despite the peaceful nature of the groups actions, Israeli soldiers forcibly stopped the demonstrators from marching on their land. And although the demonstrators were primarily women and children, after 30 minutes they were violently pushed back several times toward the center of the village.
Among the demonstrators were villagers from Wadi Fukin and neighboring West Bank villages, as well as several international activists. Wadi … Continue reading