Israeli soldiers attacked, Friday, the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies in Bil’in village, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing dozens of suffer the effects of teargas inhalation. The Popular Committee against the Annexation Wall and Colonies in Bil’in said the soldiers fired dozens of gas bombs, on the nonviolent Palestinian, Israeli and international protesters in an attempt.
The procession started from the center of the village, with the participation of Israeli and international peace activists, carrying Palestinian flags, and chanting against the illegal Israeli occupation of Palestine, and the ongoing violations.
The protesters also marched carrying posters of American peace activist Rachel Corrie, marking the 13th anniversary of her murder on the hands of Israeli soldiers in Rafah, in the southern parts of the Gaza Strip, and pictures of Tristan Anderson, the American peace activist that was should and seriously injured after a high-velocity Israeli gas bomb struck him in the forehead, on March 13 2009, causing cognitive impairment and physical disability.
The army fired dozens of gas bombs, and many rubber-coated steel bullets, on the protesters, causing many to suffer severe effects of tear gas inhalation.
It is worth mentioning that a Norwegian delegation visited the village, and listened to the history of this persistent nonviolent struggle against Israel’s violations, its Wall and illegal colonies, built on Palestinian lands, and participated in the procession.
Also on Friday, the soldiers assaulted the weekly nonviolent protest against the Annexation Wall and colonies, in Ni’lin village, west of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, causing dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation.