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Violent attacks on peaceful marches in W. Bank continue

The weekly anti-wall march of Bil'in village was attacked yesterday with tear gas grenades and chemical waste.

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(RAMALLAH PIC) - The Israeli occupation forces (IOF) continued, in blatant violation of human rights, their violent attacks on peaceful weekly marches organized in West Bank villages against settlement activities and the segregation wall.

Two Palestinian young men and one paramedic were wounded on Friday when Israeli forces fired a barrage of rubber bullets and tear gas grenades at the anti-wall march in Nabi Saleh village and many others suffered suffocation.

In Kafr Qaddum village east of Qalqiliya, violent clashes broke out between the participants in the weekly march and Israeli soldiers stationed at the main gate of the village, which has been closed for years.

The soldiers started to fire tear gas grenades as hundreds of Palestinian villagers and foreign activists were marching towards the closed gate.

The weekly anti-wall march of Bil'in village, west of Ramallah city, was also attacked yesterday with tear gas grenades and water mixed with chemical waste.

The IOF also quelled the marches organized in Kafr Addik village, west of Salfit, and Masarah village near Bethlehem. Three protestors during the Masarah protest sustained injuries when they were physically assaulted by Israeli soldiers.

Source: Palestine Information Center

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