27.06.2011 25.Siwan, 5771
Int'l donors fund Bil’in protests, IDF official charges
Army tears down part of fence, completes new segment of security barrier along altered route; villagers have vowed to continue their rallies.
Foreign funding and not political fervor fuels the weekly protests by Palestinians and activists against the Bil’in fence, the IDF charged on Sunday in a press conference it held to mark the completion of the rerouted West Bank barrier and the demolition of the old fence in that area.
Palestinians in Bil’in have held Friday protests against the barrier since the IDF began building it in 2005. No other West Bank village has rallied so long and so consistently against the security barrier….