62904
Masked settlers attacking the activists
Masked settlers attacking the activists

Israeli Settlers Attack Activists in West Bank

Israeli Settlers Attack Activists in West Bank

Footage filmed by a human rights group shows what it says is a group of masked settlers attacking activists assisting Palestinians in the West Bank.
Sarit Michaeli of the rights group said about a dozen activists from a nonviolent direct action group were accompanying Palestinian shepherds when they came under an “unprovoked” attack, Aljazeera reported.
The clip shows a group of masked men charging at the activists, throwing stones and hitting them with clubs near the Baladim settler outpost.
One man ran at prominent rights activist, Rabbi Arik Ascherman, and hit him on the back of the head with a stick.
Michaeli said Rabbi Ascherman received medical care and two other activists were treated in a hospital for a broken arm and a head wound.
According to a complaint filed with the Israeli police, four of the activists were “slightly” injured.
Israeli police and military had no immediate comment. Palestinians often complain settlers carry out attacks with impunity.
More than 500,000 Israelis live in Jewish-only settlements across occupied East Beit-ul-Moqaddas and the West Bank in violation of international law.
Recent announcements of settlement expansion plans have provoked condemnation from the international community, but are likely to go ahead.

 

Short URL : https://goo.gl/gng7pZ
  1. https://goo.gl/hSeFaL
  • https://goo.gl/8b2uut
  • https://goo.gl/GUcKGj
  • https://goo.gl/HmrMdC
  • https://goo.gl/LW6UZD

You can also read ...

New Bombshell Revives Debate About Trump Fitness for Office
US President Donald Trump faced a new challenge to his...
Japanese PM to Make Historic Visit to Darwin
Seventy-five years after his nation’s imperial forces bombed...
Abbas Meets Macron to Get Palestinian Stance Through to US
Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas met with French President...
India’s Modi Faces Calls to Step Down on Graft Charges
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi faced calls for his...
China Fires Back at US Over Sanctions on Purchase of Russian Arms
China’s decision to buy fighter jets and missile systems from...
Tanzania Ferry Disaster Death Toll Rises to 150
The death toll after a ferry capsized in Lake Victoria has...

Add new comment

Read our comment policy before posting your viewpoints

Trending

Googleplus