Dozens of Palestinians and international peace activists marched, Friday, in Kufur Qaddoum town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, protesting the ongoing closure of the town’s main road for the thirteenth consecutive year, and the recent Israeli decision to build a new colony, near Nablus.
Morad Eshteiwy, the media coordinator of the Popular Committee in Kufur Qaddoum, said the procession started on Friday afternoon, with the participation of dozens of residents, Israeli and international activists.
He added that the protesters chanted against the ongoing Israeli occupation, and the illegal Israeli policies targeting the Palestinians, their homes and lands, in different parts of occupied West Bank.
The protesters marched until the main gate the blockades the town’s road, and burnt tires, while the soldiers stood at a distance, while some of them hid in orchards in an attempt to abduct the protesters.
Eshteiwy also said that Israel recently approved the construction of a new illegal colony on privately-owned Palestinian lands, belonging to villagers in Jaloud, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus.