Israeli forces, on Tuesday, attacked Palestinians protesting Israel’s plan to expropriate occupied Palestinian land near Tulkarem city, in the northern West Bank, Palestinian WAFA News Agency correspondent.
She stated that Israeli troops fired tear-gas at the demonstrators and physically assaulted an elderly man.
The demonstration was organized in order to express their collective rejection of the Israeli plans to build an illegal industrial settlement on Palestinian lands.
The Israeli soldiers attacked participants including journalists, whom were forbidden from filming, WAFA correspondent added.
The Governor of Tulkarem, Issam Abu Bakr, participated in the protest, stated that the people will continue holding demonstrations until the settlement project is stopped, adding that the project threatens to cut Tulkarem off from the nearby Qalqilia governorate,
Head of the Wall and Settlement Resistance Commission, Walid Assaf, one of the organizers of the protest activities would continue in order to defeat this project and others in the occupied Palestinian territories.
The occupation forces brutally assaulting the elderly Khairy Hanoun and suppressing a protest protest rejecting the confiscation of lands from the village of Shofa near Tulkarm
An anti-settlement activity against the establishment of a colonial industrial zone on Tulkarm lands
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فعالية مناهضة للاستيطان ضد إنشاء منطقة صناعية إستعمارية على أراضي طولكرم.
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Despite being beaten and handcuffed by Israeli occupation forces, this old #Palestinian man firmly holds his country’s flag during a protest against land theft by the Israeli occupation in the West Bank village of Shufa, today.
(Source / 02.09.2020)