March 17th, 2010 | Add a Comment
A group of protestors face Israeli soldiers while a group of photographers document the event from above during a demonstration against the Wall in the West Bank of Beit Jala, on 14.03.2010. Demonstrators were prevented to reach the lands which were previously bulldozed by a large number of Israeli soldiers who blocked the road. Israel soldiers immediatly threw sound bombs directly at the crowd. However the demonstrators came back, refused to leave and sat down on the road. Locals held speeches calling for more demonstrations in the future.
Written by Jesse Bacon
JESSE BACON (Philadelphia) is a freelance activist and father. He has a Masters in teaching from Roosevelt University in Chicago. He is an observant progressive Jew, and is trying to be a good ally for Palestinians and all dispossessed peoples, while staying true to the best traditions in Judaism. He visited Israel and Palestine in 1996, 2001, and 2002. He served for three years on the local steering committee of Jewish Voice for Peace-Chicago, and one year on the board of Pursue the Peace in Seattle. Read his posts here.
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