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From Prawer Plan protests to house demolitions: A week in photos - August 29 - September 4

This week: Demonstrations agains the occupation, Prawer-Begin Plan protests, house demolitions, gas mask distribution and settlements behind walls.

An Israeli border policeman orders a Palestinian photographer to leave the area near the wall during the weekly protest against the wall and then occupation in the West Bank village of Bil’in, August 30, 2013. (photo: Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)

 

A Palestinian youth throws stones at Israeli soldiers, standing on top of the wall, during the weekly protest against the wall and the occupation in the West Bank village of Bil’in, August 30, 2013. (photo: Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)

 

Bedouins who live in the Negev desert and local activists demonstrate in central Tel Aviv against the Prawer-Begin plan, August 31, 2013. According to the plan, which the government failed to consult the Bedouin community on when drafting, nearly all residents in the unrecognized Negev villages will be evicted and forcibly relocated to planned communities. (photo: Shiraz Grinbaum/Activestills.org)

 

Two activists, one of them wearing a Palestinian flag, walk past Israeli border policemen during a demonstration by Bedouins who live in the Negev desert and local activists against the Prawer-Begin plan, in center Tel Aviv, August 31, 2013.

 

Khaled Zir al-Husseini stands near a Palestinian flag in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan on September 1, 2013. Khaled Zir al-Husseini and his family moved into a cave down the hill, as they sought shelter following the destruction of their house by Israeli forces as part of the national park plans in the old city and the village of Silwan. (photo: Activestills.org)

 

A Palestinian girl stands on a makeshift bed in the cave that hosts her family since the demolition of their house by Israeli forces in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan, August 29, 2013. (photo: Activestills.org)

 

Israelis line up at a gas mask distribution center in South Tel Aviv, August. 29, 2013. Large crowds of Israelis have lined up at gas mask distribution centers across the country fearing a possible U.S. strike on Syria could lead to an Syrian attack on Israel. (photo: Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)

 

View of the Israeli wall and Modi’in Illit settlement, West Bank, August 30, 2013.

 

 

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