Medical sources reported Friday that dozens of nonviolent protesters were treated for the effects off teargas inhalation after the Israeli army violently attacked the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and settlements, in Bil’in village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah.Israeli peace activists and German delegates participated in the protest along with the local residents and other international peace activists.
As the protesters arrived at Abu Lemon natural reserve, Israeli soldiers sprayed them with waste-water mixed with chemicals and fired gas bombs at them; dozens of protesters suffered the effects of teargas inhalation while others vomited.
The protesters raised Palestinian flags and marched chanting slogans calling for national unity among the Palestinian people and their factions, the release of all Palestinian detainees held by Israel, and for ending the illegal Israeli occupation of Palestine.
A massive nonviolent protest was also held in Kufr Qaddoum village, near the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia. Several protesters were drumming and chanting against the Wall and settlements and marched towards the Annexation Wall before the army attacked them.
Several protests were held Friday against the Annexation Wall and Settlements in Ramallah and Bethlehem, as well as several areas in the occupied West Bank.
Several injuries were reported as the army attacked the protesters and fired gas bombs at them in addition to spraying them with toxic waste-water.