Soldiers Attack Beit Ummar’s Weekly Protest

10 Jun
5:41 AM

Israeli soldiers attacked, on Saturday afternoon, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Wall and settlements, in Beit Ummar town, near the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and kidnapped a resident and an international peace activist.The kidnapped resident is Yousef Abu Maria, coordinator of the Popular Committee Against the Wall and Settlements in Hebron, while the international activist is Korean, the Palestinian Information Center reported.

Local sources stated that the soldiers also violently attacked another international peace activist, and several residents.

The army also fired rubber-coated metal bullets, gas bombs and concussion grenades at the nonviolent protesters.

Sunday’s protest is part of the weekly nonviolent protests held, with the participation of Israeli and international peace activists, against Israel’s illegal Annexation Wall, its illegal settlements, and the ongoing attacks carried out by extremist settlers against the residents and their lands.

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Saed Bannoura

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