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2 Jun 2012
Weekly Demonstration In Beit Ommar

On Saturday, June 2nd, 2012, Israelis and internationals joined protestors from Beit Ommar in their weekly protest against the theft of land by the settlers and by the state of Israel.

40 soldiers had turned up this Saturday and stood waiting for the demonstrators. The group of more than 50 individuals, including over 20 Scottish activists, turned right just before reaching the wall of soldiers, and entered the terrace below the road. Several soldiers started running to cut them off, and managed to do so after 100 meters. Then they started pushing the demonstrators, many of the internationals sitting down, singing and chanting slogans. Some were pushed to the … Continue reading