The weekly demonstration in Al Ma’asara was held to commemorate the Nakba. During the demonstration Israeli soldiers arrested the coordinator of the national committee against the wall along with two Israeli peace activists. The three have been taken to an unknown location.
The weekly demonstration against the occupation in Al Ma’asara today marked the 63rd anniversary of the Nakba. Several people were injured as a result of Israeli military attacks on the unarmed demonstration which included tear gas and sound grenades. The demonstration was larger than normal as many villages surrounding Bethlehem joins in the commemoration of the Nakba. In the course of the demonstration, soldiers arrested Ahmed Briggih, coordinator of the national committee against the wall along with two Israeli peace activists. They were taken to an unknown destination.
(www.popularstruggle.org / 13.05.2011)