IDF on high alert ahead of ‘September’ demonstrations

16.09.2011                      17.Elul, 5771

Alarmbereitschaft:

IDF on high alert ahead of ‘September’ demonstrations

Palestinian Authority officials say they won’t be able to restrain the public if settler violence continues.

The IDF was set to go on high alert on Friday throughout the West Bank amid concern that the so-called September demonstrations will begin ahead of the Palestinian Authority’s planned unilateral declaration of statehood at the United Nations next week.
IDF sources said that demonstrations were expected to erupt already this weekend at the Kalandiya checkpoint north of Jerusalem and in Hebron. Other potential hotspots are near the settlement of Karmei Tzur in the Gush Etzion settlement bloc, near Rachel’s Tomb on the northern edge of Bethlehem and near the Palestinian town of Kaddum, between Kalkilya and Nablus….