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Settlers Security Personnel kill Samir Solhan in Silwan, riots breakout
Settlers Security Personnel kill Samir Solhan in Silwan, Palestinians riot against the occupation forces.
On the morning of Wednesday, September 22, settler security personnel stationed in the village of Silwan in East Jerusalem shot and killed Samir Solhan. Solhan, a father of four, was a well known figure in Silwan. The Palestinian residents of Silwan rioted during the day. The security forces that protect the settler houses in Silwan are known for their brutality and violence. Many see them as a private militia that uses violence and fear in an effort to force Palestinians to leave the neighborhood and so that Jewish settlers can take over their houses.
The soldiers can be seen standing on top a settler house at the far left side of the picture shooting at the youth
a molotov cocktail thrown at a settler outpost
fighting in the alleys of Silwan. The Shabab (youth in Arabic) here is very good at maneuvering and surprising the occupation soldiers.
Palestinians and Israeli activists clash with suldeirs telling them to leave Silwan and take the settlers with them.
this is one settler house that the soldiers are protecting Silwan. it was bought from a Palestinian who turned out to be a collaborator who did not have the right to sell the house. although there is trial on who the building belongs to, settlers has allready moved into the house and there is a militery presence there at all the time.
a women is trying to leave her house but is chooking from the teargas.
among a lot of things that Palestinian throuw at the Israeli occupation forces are firecrackers. here we can one derected at the soldiers who are hiding inside a Palestinian house.
Taking down an Israeli flag off a settler house and putting a Palestinian flag instead