August 5, 2009
Christian Peacemakers Teams
27 July 2009
In the morning of July 27th over one hundred Palestinian children marched from at-Tuwani to the
The march was designed to demonstrate the right of Palestinians to travel on their roads through their land and also to show solidarity with the children of Tuba and Maghayir al-Abed, who attend school in at-Tuwani.
For the twenty children walking from Tuba and Maghayir al-Abeed, the shortest Palestinian road to at-Tuwani runs through the valley between the settlement of Ma’on and the illegal outpost of Havot Ma’on. As a result of numerous settler attacks, the Israeli military accompanies these children to and from school in at-Tuwani.
The marchers walked successfully to the
As the group approached the outpost, settlers in two vehicles followed the marchers, shouting at them.
This is the third nonviolent march that the children have taken from at-Tuwani to Tuba. The children and organizers of the march were very pleased with the success of the action.
RELEASE: Children’s Nonviolent March from at-Tuwani to Tuba Successful FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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