11th Anniversary of Shafa Amer Massacre Commemorated

04 Aug
9:54 PM

Palestinians in the pre-1948 territories are commemorating the 11th anniversary of Shafa Amer massacre, committed by Israeli soldiers in 2005, Al Ray reports.

11 years ago, an Israeli soldier opened fire against a Palestinian bus, leading to the death of four and the injury of 15 others.

The popular committee of the city decided to organize, at 7 o’clock, a sit-in before the monument to the slain.

The committee said, in a statement, that they held the activity to affirm that they will never forget the crimes of the Israeli military occupation, and to renew their calls for the international community to provide protection from Israeli brutality.

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Chris Carlson is a student of religion at Mount Mercy University, United States, and has been a regular volunteer with the IMEMC since 2013. He assisted in providing extensive coverage of the 2014 Israeli military offensive on the Gaza Strip and continues, into the present day, with the issues at hand. He can be reached via email at c h r i s @ i m e m c . o r g.

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