Israeli soldiers kidnapped on Saturday afternoon three international peace activists participating in the weekly nonviolent protest against the Israeli Annexation Wall and settlements in Beit Ummar town, near the southern West Bank city of Hebron. Yousef Abu Maria, media spokesperson of the Popular Committee Against the Wall in Beit Ummar, reported that the soldiers prevented dozens of locals and internationals from reaching Palestinian orchards Israel intends to annex.

The orchards are close to the Karmie Tzur illegal settlement, south of Beit Ummar.

Troops kidnapped three international peace activists and took them to an unknown destination.

Abu Maria said that the army installed a roadblock at the main entrance of the town preventing dozens of international supporters from entering it to participate in the nonviolent protest.