Ramallah, 6 Rabi’ul Awwal 1436/28 December 2014 (MINA) – Tens of Palestinians were wounded or suffered from gas inhalation after Israeli occupation forces attacked them during their weekly anti-wall protest, local Palestinian news agency Qudsnet reported on Friday.
Local Palestinian sources said that the protesters raised the Palestinian flag and the pictures of the late chief of the Palestinian anti-wall committee, Ziad Abu-Ein, who was killed by the Israeli occupation last week, Middle East Monitor (MEMO) quoted by Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA) as reporting, Sunday.
The Palestinian protesters chanted slogans in support of Palestinian unity and condemned the Israeli occupation and aggression. They also denounced Israel’s policy of land appropriation and called for the release of Palestinian prisoners.
Several international delegations and activists took part in the anti-wall protests, including the head of the Japanese Football Association Kuzo Motto.
Coordinator of the popular anti-wall committee in Kafr Qaddoum, Khaldoun Ishtiwi, said that the Israeli occupation directly attacked the protesters and fired live bullets and gas canisters.
Ishtiwi said that a number of the Israeli peace activists and senior Palestinian officials also participated in the protests.
Meanwhile, in Bethlehem, the Israeli occupation attacked anti-wall protesters and prevented them from reaching the Separation Wall. (T/P3/R01)
Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA)