"The deaths were Palestinian, caused by the Israeli forces. If you have ever seen Ni`lin or Bi`lin - the stone throwers account for maybe 5% of the total protest " Then the protests are not non-violent. You want to talk about non-violent? Try the protests which were launched toward India's independence. "In my opinion, Michael is part right - yes the stone throwing is bad and not peaceful - but to close off the two MAIN protest areas IN the west bank is a completely atagonistic action." You mean, violent protests are not antagonistic? If the protests weren't violent, you'd have a point about stopping them. But, since they are...
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from the article: IDF declares West Bank protest villages a 'closed military area'