Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Mourning is not staying at home

Students from the Hebron University marched through the city protesting against the Israeli violence in Gaza. They lifted banners and slogans calling on the world to break the silence and call for an end to the tragedy in Gaza. Many students carried black flags to mark the mourning period for the now over 300 dead. /Mann/

“Mourning is not staying at home and keeping the silence, but touring the streets, lifting our banners high and shouting to the world that we condemn Israeli practices, “said Head of the Student Council Muhannad Amro. /Maan/

When student reached Bab Az-Zawiya, it transformed into clashes with Israeli soldiers. Some demonstrators threw stones and soldiers responded with shooting teargas and opening fire. 9 students were injures.

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