Several demonstrations took place today all across the West Bank. Three people were arrested in Hebron, including two children.
Israeli forces violently suppressed the demonstration for the opening of Shuhada Street in Hebron. Approximately fifty people suffered from tear gas inhalation and twelve were taken to hospital with rubber coated steel bullets related wounds. One person was also injured in the leg by a live bullet.
This Friday, February 22nd, 2013, Palestinians will march in protest of the closure of Shuhada Street
We are very excited to announce the upcoming 4th annual Open Shuhada Street Campaign from 22-25 February 2013
Wednesday report: Hebron: a protester was hit with tear gas canister in the eye. More than 25 protesters arrested today across the West Bank.
Tuesday report: Marches took place in several locations and cities across the West Bank, one injured in the head from tear gas grenade and more than thirteen arrested.
Monday Report: Hamdi Alfalah, 22, shot on Monday in the stomach and head with live ammunition died today in Hebron. Rushdi Tamimi died in Ramallah Hospital after being fatally shot on Saturday November 17. Four other injuries from live ammunition were reported and two other protesters sustained head injuries from rubber bullets.
Sunday report: Palestinian minor in Hebron injured in his head from tear gas canister. Women demo in Budrus. In Bethlehem a few protesters set fire to an army jeep.
Israeli authorities announced last week that they will carry out old demolition orders in the Palestinian village of Susiya, south of Hebron. If the six renewed orders are carried out, about 50 structures, effectively the entire village, will be demolished.
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