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18 Jul 2010
Two Journalists Injured, One Arrested At Demonstration in Beit Ommar

Updated: Video Added

In their weekly demonstration against the expropriation of their land for the expansion of the Karmei Tsur settlement, Palestinians, joined by Israeli and international activists, gathered next to the fence surrounding the settlement on Saturday, July 17th. Established in 1984, the settlement was constructed on Beit Ommar land, destroying the life-supporting agricultural land of the Palestinian residents. Even recently, in 2006, 600 more dunums of land were confiscated as part of the settlement, making it increasingly difficult for farmers to make a living.

Within minutes of gathering at the fence, Israeli soldiers quickly … Continue reading