The Israeli forces arrest a young man and assault a woman with pepper gas
March 30, 2014

The Jerusalemite woman, Ilham Nou’man, was injured with severe burns in her face after the Israeli forces assaulted her and sprayer her with pepper gas while suppressing a march on occasion of the anniversary of Earth Day that was called for by the campaign “Jerusalem First”. The forces arrested a young man from Herod’s Gate and took him to Salah Eddin Street police station. The activity started as a sit-in at Damascus Gate where the participants raised the Palestinian flags and distributed stickers that said “our land called us and we responded”. When the participants tried to move from Damascus Gate towards the Old City, the borders police individuals formed a chain and blocked Damascus Gate and confronted the young men, assaulted them using batons and sprayed them with pepper gas. The participants then headed towards Sultan Suleiman Street but the Cavalry units and Israeli forces chased them and arrested one young man.  

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