Journalist, Human Rights Activist Injured as Palestinians Continue anti-Trump Protests
Clashes between Palestinians and the Israeli occupation forces were renewed on Wednesday in several districts across the occupied West Bank as Palestinians continued to protest in rejection of the US President’s decision to recognize Al-Quds (Jerusalem) as the capital of ‘Israel’.
Israeli occupation forces injure journalist in Al-Khalil
Clashes erupted between Palestinian youth and Israeli soldiers in several areas across Al-Khalil district in the southern West Bank.
In Al-Khalil city, Halhul, and Dura, clashes broke out after Israeli forces suppressed marches in the area.
Palestinian youth threw rocks at an Israeli military checkpoint at the entrance of al-Shuhada street leading to the Old City in Al-Khalil, as soldiers fired tear gas and stun grenades into crowds. Israeli soldiers also forced Palestinian shop owners to close their stores.
Locals told Maan that Israeli soldiers targeted journalists with stun grenades, injuring photojournalist Abd al-Hafith al-Hashlamon in the foot. His injury was reported as moderate