Dozens suffered teargas inhalation during the Bil'in Weekly Demonstration
Friday, 30 \ 1 \ 2008
People left the village of Bil'in, after Friday prayers in a massive demonstration, in which a group of international and Israeli peace activists. Waving Palestinian flags, and banners calling for solidarity with the people of Gaza, and called for the prosecution of war criminals and leaders of the Israeli occupation soldiers, as well as slogans calling to national unity.
The march drew a crowd of cadres and members and supporters of the Palestinian Popular Struggle Front, hoisting banners and chanting slogans calling for unity and the removal of settlements and the wall and lifting the siege on Gaza.
The demonstrators marched in the streets of the village, chanting slogans the same content, and calls for national unity, and condemning the policy of occupation, racism and the construction of the wall and the settlements, and then headed towards the wall to try to get into their land, but the army has been stationed since early morning in the west of the village behind the cubes concrete, and when the demonstrators tried to approach,the soldiers sprayed them by sgooting gas and sound bombs and rubber-coated metal bullets, and live bullets of the type of 0,2.
Khamis Fathi Abu Rahma left the hospital yesterday after being injured by Israeli soldiers on Friday in the head with a new type of gas, corrected by the Israeli soldiers, causing a fracture and severe bleeding in his skull, where the Israeli soldiers deliberately Ptsoibam their guns at the heads of the demonstrators especially when firing tear gas. http://www.imemc.org/article/58699
Thank you for you continued support,
Iyad Burnat- Head of Popular Commitee in Bilin
Head of Friends of Freedom and Justice in Bilin
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