Dozens of Palestinian, Israeli and international peace activists marched, Friday, against the Israeli Annexation Wall and colonies, in Bil’in village, near Ramallah, raised Palestinian and Scottish flags to thank Scottish activists for supporting Palestine during the soccer match between Scottish and Israeli teams.
The protesters marched this week against the ongoing and escalating Israeli policies of illegal annexation, and theft of Palestinian lands for the construction and expansion of the illegal colonies in occupied Palestine.
They also chanted for national unity, ongoing nonviolent resistance, the release of all Palestinian detainees and the liberation of Palestine.
The Israeli military was extensively deployed in and around the village, surrounded the nonviolent protesters, and prevented them from advancing towards the villagers’ orchards and farmlands.
On Friday at dawn, several Israeli military vehicles invaded the southern West Bank city of Hebron, and Beit Ummar town, north of the city, searched many homes and kidnapped three Palestinians.
Also at dawn, the soldiers and undercover units, invaded the Balata refugee camp, east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, searched homes and kidnapped two young Palestinian men, while one Palestinian suffered a serious injury after the soldiers rammed him with their jeep.
On Thursday evening, Israeli soldiers kidnapped a young Palestinian woman at the Qalandia terminal, north of occupied East Jerusalem.
Earlier on Thursday, the soldiers invaded several Palestinian communities, in different parts of the occupied West Bank, broke into and searched many homes, and kidnapped ten Palestinians, including three children.