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Drivers protest Israeli-only roads in West Bank


Vehicles queuing at the Israeli checkpoint at Kalandia

Around 60 West Bank residents tried to drive from Jericho to Ramallah on roads limited to use by Israeli settlers. The 50 car motorcade, protesting Israeli restrictions on the movement of Palestinians in the West Bank, was stopped at a Jericho checkpoint by IDF soldiers. 5 people were arrested, with reports differing on whether or not the protestors were peacefully protesting or not; a 15 year old girl was among those arrested. According to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, around 43% of the West Bank is off-limist to Palestinians, with these lands for settler use only.

Ma’an News Agency, Palestine

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