West Bank: the fear of a new intifada

Après la mort d'un garçon de 13 ans, des Palestiniens ont affronté à coups de pierres des soldats israéliens, lundi à Bethléem.

After the death of a 13 year old boy, Palestinians clashed with stones Israeli soldiers in Bethlehem on Monday Photo credit:. THOMAS COEX / AFP

While clashes continue in Jerusalem and the West Bank, a Palestinian youth was killed by the Israeli army near a refugee camp in Bethlehem on Monday.

Huthayfa Othman Suleiman rests in the shade of the cypresses in the little cemetery Bal’a, on top of a hill where you can see the skyscrapers of Tel Aviv. This young man of 18 was killed Sunday night by Israeli army fire near Tulkarm. This is the first Palestinian in the West Bank since a death spiral of violence has triggered in recent days, each wonders if she announces a new intifada. Hundreds of villagers attended his funeral Monday. “It will not be our last martyr,” warned his father before the small crowd which stood flags of Fatah, Hamas and Islamic Jihad. Near a refugee camp in Bethlehem, at the same time, a 13 year old boy was fatally wounded by an Israeli bullet. More …

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