Friday of solidarity with Palestinian prisoners,
Dozens of cases of asphyxiation from poison gas marked in the weekly march which organized by the popular committee against the wall and settlements 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 67 of their open hunger strike.Norwegian Delegation and 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 ,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, then they break through it. 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 suffering of dozens of participants from gas inhalation. All of them were treated by ambulance crews in the field . Some of youth participants threw stones to the occupation soldiers. Numerous of tear gas canisters which were shot into the dry plants caused the burning of the neighboring olive fields. Fires were dealt by civilians.
on the other hand, the ongoing strike is still being carried out for 15 days by many participating youth from the village. This solidarity is in conjunction with the Palestinian prisoners currently on their strike at Israeli jails. A tent has been set up on the center of the village.