Israeli police arrested 5 people while trying to build a settlement in the West Bank.

Israeli police arrested extremist Jewish activists as they tried to vacate 6 sites in the West Bank where they sought to establish new illegal outposts.

The settlement organization Nachala, which organized the operation, said that “police officers used excessive force to escort the activists out of the tent structures they had set up over the past 24 hours.”

Activists were only able to set up tents at six sites, and the police immediately removed one of these sites near the community of Kiryat in the southern West Bank, while law enforcement considered the remaining sites to be of little threat to public order and allowed hundreds of far-right Israelis to stay overnight, according to at least five camps in the West Bank.

Source: The Times of Israel.

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