Israeli forces attack the participants in an anti-settlement march in Hebron

Days of Palestine – Hebron – Israeli occupation forces Saturday attacked the participants in an anti-settlement march in “Khirbet Al-Tuwaimin” in the Masafer Yatta, south of Hebron.

Local sources said that the Israeli occupation forces suppressed the march, and attacked the participants with beating, throwing stun grenades, and insulting in vulgar terms, and declaring the military zone closed.

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It added that the Israeli settlers of “Susiya”, which is located on the citizens’ lands, attacked the journalists who were present to cover the event, and chased them with dogs, which caused injury of a number of them with injuries and bruises.

Fouad Al-Amor, the coordinator of the Protection and Resilience Committees in Masafer Yatta and the mountains of southern Hebron, said that this march comes in solidarity with the people of Khirbet Al-Tuwaimin and Masafir Yatta, and rejecting the settlement policy.

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The participants raised the Palestinian flag and banners with slogans calling on the international community to take its responsibilities towards our people, and to stop the crimes of the Israeli occupation and its settlers, and chanted slogans condemning the settlements, calling on the Palestinian people to confront the settlement policy and the seizure of lands.

(Source / 23.01.2021)

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