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25 Sep 2010
Al-Ma’asara Demonstrators Burn Symbolic Settlement Products

On Friday, September 24th, 2010, weekly nonviolent Palestinian demonstrations continued in the villages of Ni’lin, Bil’in, al-Walaja, an Nabi Saleh and al-Ma’asara. In al-Ma’asara in the southern West Bank, villagers were joined by Israeli and international solidarity activists after noon prayers. Together, the demonstrators marched towards the entrance of al-Ma’asara, where their path was blocked by around a dozen Israeli soldiers and border police and three army jeeps. Villagers wore T-shirts reading, “Stop supporting Rami Levi, Stop Supporting Settlements” and carried cardboard boxes representing settlement products.

When the demonstrators moved to set the boxes on fire, Israeli forces threw sound bombs and at least one tear gas canister at the crowd. The sound bombs themselves … Continue reading