Clashes break out on Palestinian Land Day
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Palestinians mark Land Day with protests, clashes with Israeli forces

A Palestinian participates in a protest marking Land Day in Beit Hanon in the northern Gaza Strip. Palestinians clashed with Israeli soldiers and police in the West Bank, Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem. Land Day marks the 1976 killing of six Arabs by Israeli forces during protests against Israel’s claiming of land in the northern Galilee region.  (Ali Ali / European Pressphoto Agency )
Palestinian protesters rally to mark Land Day at the Erez checkpoint between the northern Gaza Strip and Israel. (Mohammed Saber / European Pressphoto Agency )
Hamas security forces prevent Palestinian protesters from reaching the border during a rally to mark Land Day at the Erez checkpoint in the northern Gaza Strip. (Mohammed Saber / European Pressphoto Agency )
Masked Palestinians clash with Israeli forces during a Land Day demonstration in East Jerusalem. (Oded Balilty / Associated Press)
Palestinian demonstrators take cover during clashes with Israeli forces as they mark Land Day in East Jerusalem. (Oded Balilty / Associated Press)
Israeli police officers detain a Palestinian man outside Damascus Gate in Jerusalem’s Old City during Land Day demonstrations.  (Sebastian Scheiner / Associated Press)
An Israeli soldier aims his rifle as Palestinians protesters mark the anniversary of Land Day in Qalandia, between Jerusalem and the West Bank city of Ramallah. (Abbas Momani / AFP/Getty Images)
A Palestinian flees from an Israeli mounted policeman who disperses protesters during a demonstration marking Land Day in East Jerusalem. (Menahem Kahana / AFP/Getty Images)
A mounted Israeli policeman races through a street near Damascus Gate in East Jerusalem amid Land Day protests.  (Jim Hollander / European Pressphoto Agency )
Palestinians scuffle with Israeli policemen during a demonstration marking Land Day in East Jerusalem. (Menahem Kahana / AFP/Getty Images)
A Palestinian climbs near an Israeli army guard tower amid Land Day protests in the West Bank town of Bethlehem.  (Abed Hashlamoun / European Pressphoto Agency )
An Israeli army watch tower catches fire during clashes with Palestinian protesters at Israel’s barrier separating Bethlehem and the Jewish settlement of Gilo in the West Bank. (Hazem Bader / AFP/Getty Images)
Israeli police officers on horseback scuffle with Palestinian Land Day demonstrators outside Damascus Gate in Jerusalem’s Old City. (Sebastian Scheiner / Associated Press)
An Indian activist shouts slogans from inside a police van after being detained near the Israeli consulate during an anti-Israel demonstration marking Palestinian Land Day in Mumbai.  (Punit Paranjpe / AFP/Getty Images)
Palestinians help a demonstrator who was hit by a tear gas canister fired by Israeli soldiers near the Jewish settlement of Gilo in the West Bank.  (Hazem Bader / AFP/Getty Images)
Israeli police detain a Palestinian Land Day protester outside Damascus Gate in Jerusalem’s Old City. (Sebastian Scheiner / Associated Press)
Demonstrators wave Palestinian flags during a rally marking Land Day in Beit Hanoun in the northern Gaza Strip. (Adel Hana / Associated Press)
A Palestinian woman wears a Palestinian flag during a demonstration marking Land Day in East Jerusalem.  (Lior Mizrahi / Getty Images)
An Palestinian protester injured during clashes with Israeli forces gets assistance in Qalandia, West Bank.  (Abbas Momani / AFP/Getty Images)
Palestinian men take cover from rubber bullets fired by Israeli forces during a confrontation at the Kalandia checkpoint between the West Bank city of Ramallah and Jerusalem. (Oliver Weiken / European Pressphoto Agency )
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