Articles tagged with: Sound Bomb

Apartheid Wall, Beit Ommar, Features, Hebron District »

7 Apr 2012
Palestinian, Israeli and International Activists Beaten During Beit Ommar Weekly Demonstration

On Saturday, April 07, 2012, Palestinian, Israeli and international activists joined the weekly demonstration in Beit Ommar, by the separation fence between Beit Ommar and the settlement Karmei Tsur. Karmei Tsur settlement was built on stolen Palestinian land, and many Beit Ommar farmers can no longer access their land due to the settlement and the separation fence.

At today’s demonstration, Israeli soldiers started throwing sound bombs and beating demonstrators with clubs as soon as they arrived. The soldiers attacked children, and beat Hamza Ahmad Khalil Abu Hashim, age 14, with clubs and rifle butts. An American activist had difficulty walking after a soldier beat her ankle with a club and a … Continue reading

Arrest, Beit Ommar, Child Arrests, Hebron District »

31 Mar 2012
One Arrested and Several Injured During Weekly Demonstration in Beit Ommar

On Saturday, March 31, 2012, Palestinian, Israeli and international activists held the weekly demonstration in Beit Ommar, by the fence separating the town from the illegal Karmei Tsur settlement. Karmei Tsur is built on stolen Palestinian land and makes it impossible for the farmers of Beit Ommar to access parts of their land. The settlement is highly secured by military forces and fences. Today’s demonstration was in honor of Land Day, which was yesterday, March 30, and in solidarity with the Palestinian prisoners on hunger strikes.

Israeli soldiers started throwing sound bombs at the demonstrators within the first five minutes of … Continue reading

Arrest, Beit Ommar »

12 Jul 2011
2 Internationals, 3 Israelis Beaten and Arrested in Beit Ommar

Two internationals and three Israelis were arrested and beaten in Beit Ommar today, when fifty demonstrators from the Palestine Solidarity Project (PSP), the Welcome to Palestine campaign, and residents of Beit Ommar convened at the secondary fence around Karmei Tsur settlement to protest the annexation of Beit Ommar land.

Thirty of these international solidarity activists were part of hundreds of internationals who attempted to enter Ben Gurion airport on July 8, declaring that they wished to visit Palestine. Only this small group succeeded in entering Palestine.

As the demonstrators walked towards the fence, Israeli soldiers lined the field and declared the area a closed military zone. After ten minutes, they began … Continue reading

Beit Ommar »

1 Jan 2011
Beit Ommar Demonstrators Met with Sound Bombs, Tear Gas

On Saturday, January 1st, 40 Palestinian villagers from Beit Ommar supported by several international solidarity activists, held their weekly demonstration against the nearby Israeli settlement of Karmei Tsur. As usual, Israeli Forces attempted to disperse the protesters using tear gas and sound bombs. Mousa Abu Maria, a member of the National Committee and the Palestine Solidarity Project, was injured after a sound bomb exploded on his leg, causing a bleeding gash.

At around 1pm as the activists were gathering, approximately ten soldiers occupied a Palestinian residence on the southern edge of the village, forcing the family to stay in one room while the soldiers took up position … Continue reading