RAMALLAH, July 10 (JMCC) - Israeli author David Grossman was reportedly injured at a Friday demonstration against Jewish settlement
in Sheikh Jarrah
, occupied East Jerusalem
Dozens of the demonstrators tried to cross a police barrier near the demonstration site and to protest in front of the entrance to the Jewish homes in the area but were stopped by a human chain of Border Police officers, according to police reports. Among the protesters that attempted to approach the houses were famous Israeli author David Grossman and MK Zahava Gal-On (Meretz).Read
Grossman was said to have been hit by a policeman with a club during the incident, according to the protest's organizers.
Eight activists in total were arrested during the demonstration and will be subject
to further investigation, police said.
the story at the Jerusalem Post