Israel attacks protesters in newly demolished Jerusalem area

Israeli occupation forces yesterday attacked Palestinian protesters in the Wadi Al-Hummus neighbourhood of the occupied Jerusalem town of Sur Baher, Ma'an reported. The protesters gathered on both sides of the illegal Israeli Separation Wall and held Friday prayers in the area to show solidarity with its residents who saw 100 residential units razed this week in what rights groups have described as Israel's "biggest crime of ethnic cleansing since 1967". Head of the Committee of Wadi Al-Hummus, Hamada Hamada, said occupation forces attacked Palestinian protesters with gas canisters and rubber bullets, protesters had problems breathing as a result. READ: Citing Sur Baher demolitions, Irish charity urges government advance settlements goods bill Mohamed Abu-Teir, member of the committee, said that the … Continue reading Israel attacks protesters in newly demolished Jerusalem area