Breaking News: Israeli Occupation Forces crack down on Nabi Saleh protest in major arrest raid

by  Activestills : +972 Magazine -  24 August 2012

Israeli forces are presently conducting a major arrest operation in the West Bank village of Nabi Saleh, reportedly going from house to house and detaining men, women and youth from the village.

Some 100 people demonstrated on Friday at the weekly protest in Nabi Saleh. As demonstrators approached the village’s spring, which has been seized by the neighboring settlement of Halamish, the Israeli forces arrested at least five women, including Nariman Tamimi, a prominent activist from the village. Her arrest is pictured below. Her daughters are seen trying to intervene as Israeli soldiers detained their mother, but they were forcibly held back.

As of 3:30 p.m. Friday, arrests at Nabi Saleh were continuing. We will update more as details emerge.

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