More of Israel’s murders… this time of peaceful Palestinian protesters

Every Friday in Bil’in, we march to the wall in peaceful protest, along with our Israeli and international partners. Once a year we hold an international conference about the popular nonviolent struggle. Together we learn and gain inspiration. We struggle together to bring down the many walls between people that the occupation is creating. We’ve repeatedly addressed the Israeli soldiers here, telling them we are not against them as people, but that we oppose their actions as an occupying military force.

Still, nineteen demonstrators have been killed by the Israeli army in these nonviolent demonstrations against the wall. Many have been injured, including Israeli and international activists protesting with us. Here in Bil’in we recently lost our friend Bassem Abu Rahme, who was fatally shot by soldiers in April while he was imploring them to stop shooting at demonstrators.

The above story about these peaceful protests and Israeli harrassment of the protesters by unlawful imprisonment and arrests and ultimately, as seen above, murder, can be found here:

http://www.thenation.com/doc/20090928/khatib

Remember, the Lord knew their hearts way back in Isaiah 59.

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