Scrolling news:

Palestine: Israel forces storm Ein Hejleh

8th Feb 2014

By Chris Carlson

International Middle East Media Center: Forty-one activists have been injured, during a raid on Ein Hejleh protest village, in the Jordan Valley.

                   image: PNN

[image: PNN]

 

Activists told the Palestinian News Network (PNN) that 41 activists suffered injuries from rubber-coated bullets and tear gas canisters after Israeli forces raided the village, on Friday at 4 am.
Israeli forces fired tear gas canisters and acoustic bombs at the village before raiding it. According to the activists, forces began beating villagers with batons and proceeded to expel them from the village, declaring it a closed military area.
A number of journalists were also assaulted in the attack.
In related news, Ma’an News Agency reports that a group of Palestinian and international activists, on Friday afternoon, established a new protest village in the Jordan Valley, only hours after Israeli forces raided and destroyed Ein Hajla.
DFLP central committee member Bassa Maslamani told Ma’an that dozens of activists had established the protest village in al-Jiftlik, in order to reiterate that the region is a Palestinian area, referring to Israeli plans to annex the Jordan Valley as part of peace negotiations.
The new protest village was set up in al-Joula, in the Jiftlik area of the northern Jordan valley, on Friday.

 

http://imemc.org/article/66936

Leave a Comment

What is 4 + 8 ?
Please leave these two fields as-is:
IMPORTANT! To be able to proceed, you need to solve the following simple math (so we know that you are a human) :-)

The Muslim News Awards for Excellence event is to acknowledge British Muslim and non-Muslim contributions to society. Over 850 people from diverse background, Muslim and non-Muslim, attended the gala dinner.


Latest Tweets

The Muslim News

awards

Awards for Excellence

Read more