Eleven protesters among them a Palestinian journalist were injured on Friday duri9ng the weekly anti wall protest in the village of Bil’in near the central West Bank city of Ramallah.
As the case each week, villagers if Bil’in along with their international and Israeli supporters conducted their weekly protest against the Israeli Annexation Wall on the village land. After Friday prayers, the protesters marched from the village towards the gate of the wall, which separates the villagers from their land.
The main theme of the event today was the Solidarity with the Palestinian Prisoners.
As soon as the protest arrived at the gate, Israeli troops stationed there showered them with sound bombs, tear gas and rubber coated steel bullets.
Witnesses told IMEMC that troops deliberately attacked journalists to prevent then from documenting.
Ammar Awad â€“ Reuters photojournalist â€“ was lightly injured after troops shot him with a rubber coated steel bullet. Another 11 protesters suffered tear gas inhalation.