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‘A joint struggle’ in Palestine with no ending

Written for Middle East Eye 

BIL’IN, WEST BANK -In the West Bank, protests against the separation wall and the Israeli occupation show no sign of abating, despite the human cost.

Young Palestinian boys wearing scarves around their faces, older men holding flags and even Israeli leftists from all different ages walked towards the construction of the West Bank barrier. They looked determined to get closer to the wall, but it only took the Israeli forces a few minutes to react. The first tear-gas grenade was fired in the air and landed next to an olive tree. Some protesters were gasping for air and others tried to give each other napkins with perfume or alcohol. Continue reading ‘A joint struggle’ in Palestine with no ending