A 29 years old, Tarek Khatib was shot by two rubber coated bullets in the hand and thigh as well as dozens of cases of asphyxiation from poison gas in the weekly march which organized by the Popular Committee Against the Wall in Bil'in. The march comes in solidarity with the prisoners on their hunger strike, especially the prisoners Bilal Diab and Thaer Halahla for entering the day 60 of their open hunger strike. Dozens of Palestinian, israeli and international peace activists participated the demonstration.
The march began after Friday prayers from the center of the village headed to the land which was liberated. Participants raised Palestinian flags, pictures of prisoners, and they chanted slogans calling for national unity, national slogans calling for the departure of the occupation and destruction of the apartheid wall, they also calling for freedom of Palestinian prisoners and they call on Palestinians to remain faithful of Palestinian constants and to support Jerusalem.
Upon the arrival of participants to Abu Lemon area they made some holes in the barbered wire and they break through it, then the soldiers Who were situated behind the concrete wall shot rubber bullets , stun grenades , tear gas and sprayed the waste water mixed with chemicals towards the participants, which resulted the injury of Khatib and dozens of participants suffered from gas inhalation, all of them were treated by ambulance crews in the field . some of youth participants threw stones to the occupation soldiers, neighboring olive fields dealt with the fires caused by numerous tear gas canisters shot into the dry brush, fires were dealt by civil defense crews.
In another instance, the ongoing strike is still being carried out by many participating youth from the village. This solidarity exercise is in conjunction with the Palestinian prisoners currently on strike at Israeli jails. A tent has been set up on the liberated territories of Abu Lemon to show protest.