Several demonstrations took place today all across the West Bank. Three people were arrested in Hebron, including two children.
The 8th Anniversary of the Popular Struggle in Bil'in will take place on the 1st of March in Bil'in at 11'00 am.
Jawaher Abu Rahmah from the West Bank village of Bil’in village, died of cardiac arrest caused by inhalation of excessive amounts of tear gas. The Israeli High Court laid the onus of collecting evidence to justify an investigation on the family, instead of police.
Weekly demonstrations in the villages of Bil'in and Ni'ilin were held in solidarity with the prisoners and continued resistance to the Wall and settlements.
The weekly demonstration against the wall and the occupation was part of many new demonstrations which swept across the West Bank on Friday. Dozens were treated in Bil'in for the effects of Tear Gas inhalation and a batch of crops were set on fire from one canister in the course of the demonstration.
In yet another night raid, Israeli soldiers raided Bil’in last night and arrested three people. Forced entered the village at roughly 8:30 local time using tear gas and stun grenades. The three have been taken to an unknown location.
Israeli soldiers enter the village of Bil’in with three military jeeps. Clashes broke out which lasted for over one hour. The clashes only ended when two children, aged 14 and 15, were hit with rubber coated steel bullets and taken to hospital. Soldiers are still on the outskirts of the village.
The Israeli army has resumed night raids in the village of Bil'in. Last night they raided many buildings and homes in the village looking for both international activists and information about the weekly demonstrations which the international community have proclaimed to be legimate nonviolent resistence to Israeli Occupation.
Palestinian Ambassador to Chile joins weekly demonstration in Bil'in against the Separation wall and occupation. The demonstration was attacked with 'skunk water', tear gas and sound bombs.
Hundreds march in Bil’in to commemorate Jawaher Abu Rahmah, the 36-year-old woman who was killed last week in an unarmed demonstration against the separation wall. The former vice president of the European Parliament, Lusia Morgantini and a current Israeli Parliament member Mohammed Barakeh (Hadash) joined the demonstration which was lead by over thirty women’s organizations from the West Bank and Israel. During the protest, demonstrators managed to tear down portions of the barrier.
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