110 Palestinians, Half of them Minors, Arrested from Israeli Arab Towns, One Shot and Arrested in Hebron

RAMALLAH, July 7, 2014 – (WAFA) – Around 110 Palestinians, half of them minors, were arrested Monday overnight during large protests that swept Israeli Arab towns in Israel, while a Palestinian was shot and arrested in Hebron.

Massive protests were organized in various Arab towns in Israel in a public outcry over the killing and burning of Mohammad Abu Khdeir by Israeli extremist settlers in Jerusalem.

Protestors closed down many roads, including Tamra-Akka (Akko) Road, and clashed with Israeli police who fired tear gas canisters and stun grenades at them and arrested 11.

In Nazareth, police arrested 40 Palestinians after clashes broke out in the city’s main road.

In ‘Arraba-Buttof, thousands of protestors hoisted Palestinian flags and chanted slogans decrying Israeli government’s policies. They closed main roads and burnt tires.

Public protests were also organized in the Arab towns in Al-Naqab.

Meanwhile in Hebron, Israeli troops stationed in Ash-Shuhada Street in central Hebron assaulted a 22-year-old Palestinian and shot him in his leg before arresting him.

 

Source: WAFA