Israeli police and protesters clashed on Wednesday after police attempted to evict around 330 Israeli settlers who live in Amona.
This comes as Palestinians and Israelis continue to fight over territory in the West Bank.
According to Reuters, dozens of nationalist Israeli youths gathered to protest against Israeli police officers who are attempting to evict their own people from what is considered the “illegal outpost” of Amona.
Rocks were thrown, as well as caustic liquid, but no major injuries were reported.
“A Jew doesn’t evict a Jew!” the young protestors chanted, Reuters reports.
Palestinians claim Amona is part of their private territory; and Reuters said the Supreme Court ruled in favor of Palestinians in November, banning Israeli settlers from that area.
Palestinians have fought to claim the West Bank and Gaza Strip as their own, along with its capital in East Jerusalem, while Israeli’s have fought back saying the land has long belonged to them.
“We won’t leave our homes on our own. Pull us out, and we’ll go,” one settler told reporters. “It is a black day for Zionism.”
Israel announced a plan last week for 3,000 more settlements in the West Bank.
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