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The villagers of Saffa (west of Ramallah) gathered to witness and try to resist their trees being uprooted and their land stolen and destroyed. When they advanced towards the bulldozers, the army responded with violence, pushing one woman off of a 3-foot ledge and beating several others with batons. The violence escalated as villagers began to throw stones towards the soldiers. Tear gas and sound bombs followed, and 20 protesters were brought to the hospital. The Full Story