Around 250 activists joined in the protest.
A local popular committee spokesman, Hani Halabiya, said that Israeli forces raided the village in the afternoon and gave activists an hour to evacuate, threatening to use force.
They declared the area a closed military zone, Halabiya added.
E1 is an area northeast of Jerusalem and west of the illegal Israeli settlement of Maale Adumim. Israeli plans for settlement construction in the area have been strongly opposed by…
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