اجعلنا صفحة البداية RSS خدمة Add to favorite Facebook Twitter

Advanced

3 peace activists arrested in West Bank
Published Saturday 28/05/2011 (updated) 29/05/2011 20:20
Font- Font+
NABLUS (Ma'an) -- Israel's army arrested three international peace activists and a Palestinian protester Saturday at a demonstration near Nablus in the occupied West Bank, officials said.

Three internationals and one Palestinian were seized amid clashes when soldiers dispersed a weekly rally in the village of Iraq Burin, said Yousef Qadan, a member of the village council.

Soldiers installed checkpoints early in the morning to prevent residents from reaching the rally. They fired tear gas when residents reached the eastern side of the village and arrested Ibrahim Abed Al-Qader, Qadan added.

An Israeli army spokeswoman said 80 rioters participated in a violent and illegal riot in the village. The army used riot-dispersal means when they reached an adjacent settlement, she said.
Print
.:: No Comments ::.
Name Country
Comment
Characters
Note: Comments will be reviewed for appropriate content. Click here for more details.

Share/Bookmark

13 Palestinians killed in Israeli shelling on Jabaliya
57 dead in Israeli shelling Tuesday morning, power plant shuts down
More than 125 killed in Gaza since midnight

Close Next Previous
All Rights Reserved © Ma'an News Agency 2005 - 2014