Road closures, both recent and ongoing, are taking a permanent toll on small towns, such as Luban and Qaryut.
The events of the past week are part of a continuous campaign by the Israeli military to harass and intimidate the people of Kufr Qaddum into passively accepting the human rights violations the Israeli occupation, military and the illegal settlers inflict upon them.
Two people were injured by tear gas – a local organizer and a journalist who was shot in the face – and one teenager suffered a fractured arm while running from the tear gas.
As the non-violent demonstrators, children among them, reached the top of the hill, Israeli soldiers approached and immediately began shooting tear gas.
Over 100 people gathered at An-Nabi Saleh for their weekly demonstration against the Israeli occupation. The community of An-Nabi Saleh was present with people from all ages alongside national, international activists and media.