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  5/30/2011, Iyar 26, 5771

Honenu: 4 Youths Arrested in Shechem


The Honenu legal rights organization said that four youths were arrested Sunday night in unrest in Shechem. The 4 were among some 500 worshipers entered the tomb of Joseph in the city on foot, as opposed to some 2,000 who came on organized buses. Police and IDF troops accused the youths of causing damage to Arab property in the city, and of disobeying police orders to desist from their march.

Honenu said that hundreds of the worshipers entered the site and tried to protect themselves from violence by security troops, as border guards and IDF troops removed them with violence.