Villagers of Bil’in, central West Bank, along with international and Israeli supporters protested on Friday the Israeli wall built on farmers lands.
As is the case every Friday since five years now people marched after the midday prayers and headed towards the gate of the wall separating villagers form their lands.
Upon arrival soldiers stationed at the gate showered the protesters were tear gas and sound bombs. Scores were treated for the effect of tear gas inhalation. Troops also detained an Israeli peace activist; He was identified as Ghor Mintser
Joining the protest on Friday was Mustafa Al Barghouthi, a Palestinian MP. Earlier this month the Israeli army announced the village of Bil’in a closed military zone every Friday for six months.
The military order does not allow international or Israeli supporters to be in the village or they will face arrest and deportation.