Anti-Prawer protests sweep the country: A week in photos – July 11-17

This week: Protests sweep the region to protest the Prawer Plan that would displace Bedouin citizens of Israel, social justice activists mark two years since the J14 protests, Americans react to the verdict in the Trayvon Martin case, and Palestinians enter Jerusalem in the first week of Ramadan.

A few hundred Bedouin accompanied by activists from other parts of the country demonstrate against the Prawer Plan on July 15, 2013, Beer Sheva, Israel. (photo: Activestills.org)
A few hundred Bedouin accompanied by activists from other parts of the country demonstrate against the Prawer Plan on July 15, 2013, Beer Sheva, Israel. (photo: Activestills.org)

 

Israeli riot policemen push protesters as a few hundred Bedouin accompanied by activists from other parts of the country demonstrate against the Prawer Plan on July 15, 2013, Beer Sheva, Israel. (photo: Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)
Israeli riot policemen push protesters as a few hundred Bedouin accompanied by activists from other parts of the country demonstrate against the Prawer Plan on July 15, 2013, Beer Sheva, Israel. (photo: Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)

 

Israeli riot policemen arrest a protester as a few hundred Bedouin accompanied by activists from other parts of the country demonstrate against the Prawer Plan on July 15, 2013, Beer Sheva, Israel. Israeli police arrested 14 protesters during the demo. (photo: Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)
Israeli riot policemen arrest a protester as a few hundred Bedouin accompanied by activists from other parts of the country demonstrate against the Prawer Plan on July 15, 2013, Beer Sheva, Israel. Israeli police arrested 14 protesters during the demo. (photo: Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)

 

Activists block a road in the city of Jaffa, Israel, during a demonstration against the Prawer Plan on July 15, 2013. (photo: Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)
Activists block a road in the city of Jaffa, Israel, during a demonstration against the Prawer Plan on July 15, 2013. (photo: Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)

 

A demonstrator chants slogans against the Prawer Plan during a protest in Ramallah, West Bank on July 15, 2013. (Photo by guest photographer: Nidal Elwan/Activestills.org)
A demonstrator chants slogans against the Prawer Plan during a protest in Ramallah, West Bank on July 15, 2013. (Photo by guest photographer: Nidal Elwan/Activestills.org)

 

Hundreds of Palestinians demonstrate against Prawer Plan at Damascus Gate, East Jerusalem, July 15, 2013. (Photo by: Tali Mayer/Activestills.org)
Hundreds of Palestinians demonstrate against Prawer Plan at Damascus Gate, East Jerusalem, July 15, 2013. (Photo by: Tali Mayer/Activestills.org)

 

Israeli border policemen arrest a Palestinian youth as hundreds of Palestinians demonstrate against the Prawer Plan in East Jerusalem, July 15, 2013. (Photo by: Tali Mayer/Activestills.org)
Israeli border policemen arrest a Palestinian youth as hundreds of Palestinians demonstrate against the Prawer Plan in East Jerusalem, July 15, 2013. (Photo by: Tali Mayer/Activestills.org)

 

Hundreds of Palestinians demonstrate against the Prawer Plan in East Jerusalem, July 15, 2013. (Photo by: Ahmad Al-Bazz/Activestills.org)
Hundreds of Palestinians demonstrate against the Prawer Plan in East Jerusalem, July 15, 2013. (Photo by: Ahmad Al-Bazz/Activestills.org)

 

Sanda Abulkian sits outside her demolished house in the “unrecognized” village of Atir on July 12, 2013. Abulkian house was demolished four times already, three of them during 2013. The family has since received a demolition order for the tent in which they live now. (Photo by: Keren Manor/Activestills.org)
Sanda Abulkian sits outside her demolished house in the “unrecognized” village of Atir on July 12, 2013. Abulkian house was demolished four times already, three of them during 2013. The family has since received a demolition order for the tent in which they live now. (Photo by: Keren Manor/Activestills.org)

 

Protesters in Tel Aviv commemorate a year since Moshe Silman’s self immolation, marking two years for social protests, June 13, 2013. (photo: Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)
Protesters in Tel Aviv commemorate a year since Moshe Silman’s self immolation, marking two years for social protests, June 13, 2013. (photo: Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)

 

Tel Aviv protesters mark two years of social protests, June 13, 2013. (photo: Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)
Tel Aviv protesters mark two years of social protests, June 13, 2013. (photo: Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)

 

 

Tel Aviv protesters mark two years of social protests, June 13, 2013. (photo: Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)
Tel Aviv protesters mark two years of social protests, June 13, 2013. (photo: Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)

 

A rally held at Dudley Square, Boston, MA, on Sunday, July 14, 2013, in protest of the verdict in the Trayvon Martin case. The protest came after George Zimmerman was found not guilty in the case of the 2012 shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Florida. (Photo: Tess Scheflan/Activestills.org)
A rally held at Dudley Square, Boston, MA, on Sunday, July 14, 2013, in protest of the verdict in the Trayvon Martin case. The protest came after George Zimmerman was found not guilty in the case of the 2012 shooting of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Florida. (Photo: Tess Scheflan/Activestills.org)

 

Palestinian women cross the Qalandiya checkpoint outside Ramallah, West Bank, into Jerusalem to attend the Ramadan Friday prayers in the Al-Aqsa Mosque, July 12, 2013. (Photo by: Oren Ziv/ Activestills.org) 
Palestinian women cross the Qalandiya checkpoint outside Ramallah, West Bank, into Jerusalem to attend the Ramadan Friday prayers in the Al-Aqsa Mosque, July 12, 2013. (Photo by: Oren Ziv/ Activestills.org)