Police arrest 19 in clashes over village demolition

13.11.2012                      28.Cheschwan. 5773

Polizeibericht:

Police arrest 19 in clashes over village demolition

Nineteen people were arrested during clashes between police and local residents at the Beduin village of Bir Hadaj.

According to residents, government inspectors came to the village on Monday to hand out demolition orders for a number of buildings, accompanied by a large contingent of police.
Residents and activists said that clashes began at the scene and police used excessive force in breaking up the melee, including the use of rubber bullets, stun grenades and tear gas that was fired near an elementary school….