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Security Forces Disperse a Popular March in Jabaliya Refugee Camp

12-01-2017 10:24



At approximately 6:00 pm on Thursday, 12 January 2017, Internal Security Apparatus dispersed a popular march in front of the Electricity Distribution Company in Beit Lahiya, northern  Gaza district.


According to Al Mezan’s field investigations, at approximately 4:00 pm on the same day,  thousands of people protesting were gathered in Jabaliya refugee camp: the demonstrators walked down Jabaliya’s main streets to the Electricity Company where the police dispersed the demonstrators by shooting in the air and beating people with cudgels.


Protestors held banners calling the Palestinian e parties to keep  the fundamental services as electricity away from their  disputes. Seven people were admitted to  the Indonesian Hospital and their injuries were described as minor.  The police arrested and issued summons orders to a number of people.

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