Bil’in village joins Nabi Saleh in protesting the stealing of Nabi Saleh land and fresh water springs

Video by Haithem Khatib (Bil’in village)

Video by Israel Puterman

On Saturday, 9th July 2011, the people of An Nabi Saleh staged a peaceful protest against the stealing of their land by the illegal colony of Halamish. For the first time in months, the villagers were able to reach the settler highway which bisects their traditional lands. None of the villagers were arrested or seriously injured.  However, three Israeli solidarity activists were arrested. They have been banned for one month by the Israeli state from attending demonstrations in Nabi Saleh, Bil’in and Ni’lin.