Bil’in – Palestine 6-7-2012 – A demonstrator was injured in addition to dozens of asphyxiation cases from tear gas in the village of Bil’in west of Ramallah. A young man, Mu’awya Al-Khatib (17 years) was injured today by metal bullet in his foot, and dozens of severe suffocation, in result of repression by the Israeli occupation forces of Bil’in’s weekly march against the apartheid wall and settlement. The occupation soldiers shot metal bullets, stun grenades and tear gas towards the participants upon their arrival to the liberated area, which known as ‘ Abu Lemon’, near the apartheid wall, and they also sprayed waste water mixed with chemicals toward the demonstrators, which resulted the injury of the young man (Mu’away) , and the burning of large areas of land planted with olive trees. The march organized by the Popular Committee Against the Wall and settlement in Bil’in, included Participation of a Brazilian delegation, dozens of Palestinian, Israeli and foreigner peace activists. The march comes on the eighth anniversary of the International Court of Justice in The Hague, which recognized the illegitimacy of the apartheid wall and called to remove it.
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