IMEMC’s correspondents reported on Friday that a group of peace activists including internationals and local villagers marched in a non-violent protest against the wall at Nil’in village.
After the Friday prayer was over the protestors marched in a non-violent protest against the illegal wall being built on the village lands, and against the illegal closures and killing of Palestinians.
A large number of Israeli troops halted the protest and banned the protestors from heading towards the wall.
Eye witnesses reported that the Israeli army soldiers surrounded the protestors and attacked them, injuring seven. Two suffered severe head injuries from rubber-coated steel bullets fired by soldiers, and dozens suffered from CS-gas inhalation. All wounded protestors were taken to local hospitals for treatment.