Monday, 19 July 2010

Two photojournalists injured by IDF at West Bank protest

Two photojournalists injured by IDF at West Bank protest  


Two Palestinian photojournalists were injured by Israel Defense Forces troops on Saturday during a protest in the southern West Bank town of Bait Ummar near Hebron.

The photojournalists were covering a weekly demonstration again the theft of agricultural land by the Israeli settlement of Karmei Tsur. The demonstration was attended by dozens of Palestinians as well as international and Israeli activists.

One photojournalist reported being hit in the face and leg by a soldier with a rifle and another photojournalist suffered concussion and hearing loss after a stun grenade exploded near his head.17/07/10 Bait Ummar, Occupied Palestine.

© Fil Kaler 2010


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