Democracy Now: Israeli Military Prepares To Supply Jewish Settlers With Tear Gas, Stun Grenades

The Israeli newspaper Haaretz reports the Israeli military is planning to give tear gas and stun grenades to Jewish settlers in the occupied West Bank ahead of the expected United Nations vote on Palestinian statehood this fall. The move comes as part of Israel’s preparations to deal with possible confrontations with Palestinians after the vote. The Israeli army is also drafting guidelines on when it would be appropriate to shoot live ammunition at the feet of Palestinian protesters.

~ by wheresthemic on August 30, 2011.

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