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State of Palestine: Israeli forces launch tear-gas at protesters following prison demo02:04

State of Palestine: Israeli forces launch tear-gas at protesters following prison demo

Palestinian Territory, Occupied, Bethlehem
May 4, 2017 at 19:30 GMT -00:00 · Published

Israeli security forces launched tear gas at Palestinian protesters demanding the return of Palestinian bodies in Israeli custody, at the northern security checkpoint in Bethlehem, Thursday.

Demonstrators held Palestinian flags and mock prison bars as they chanted slogans against Israeli policies targeting Palestinians, and in support of hunger strikers in Israeli prisons.

As they arrived at the northern entrance of Bethlehem, Israeli security forces fired tear gas and, reportedly, rubber bullets at the protesters. Several people were injured in the violence.

State of Palestine: Israeli forces launch tear-gas at protesters following prison demo02:04
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Israeli security forces launched tear gas at Palestinian protesters demanding the return of Palestinian bodies in Israeli custody, at the northern security checkpoint in Bethlehem, Thursday.

Demonstrators held Palestinian flags and mock prison bars as they chanted slogans against Israeli policies targeting Palestinians, and in support of hunger strikers in Israeli prisons.

As they arrived at the northern entrance of Bethlehem, Israeli security forces fired tear gas and, reportedly, rubber bullets at the protesters. Several people were injured in the violence.

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