Articles tagged with: Tear Gas

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

Saffa »

13 Nov 2010
Soldiers Shoot Tear Gas at Farmers in Saffa

Soldiers shot tear gas at farmers in Saffa today as they attempt to work their land near the Bat Ayn settlement. A group of about 30 Palestinian, international and Israeli activists accompanied Sheik Mohammad Aady to his land on the hillside opposite Bat Ayn, which has been marked for annexation by the settlement. The group marched to the land waving Palestinian flags and carrying signs. They worked for an hour, tilling the land and setting small fires to clear the brush.

Soldiers gathered at the top of the hill above the activists, and two jeeps parked on the road at the bottom … Continue reading