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Human Barrels block annexations wall

Human Barrels block annexations wall

At 6-00 AM this morning Israeli forces securing the building of the annexation wall in the west bank village of Bil'in found five human barrels blocking the construction route.

Four Israelis and one Swede barricaded themselves inside metal barrels placed on the route of the annexation wall that is to annex 50% of Bil'in farm land.

Palestinians Israelis and internationals were demonstrating around the barrels.

The military announced the area a closed military zone and arrested five Israelis and one international using metal cutters' to pry the peace activists out of the barrels.

Before his arrest Johan Persson from Sweden explained why he was in a barrel on the route of the annexation wall " It is the responsibility of the international community to enforce international law. Since our governments and the UN are allowing Israel to continue committing war crimes with impunity it has become the responsibility of citizens like myself to do what we can to stop them"

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