The demonstrators closed, hours before noon, Beersheba main street and refused to comply with the police orders to vacate the premises. The police attacked the demonstrators violently. hitting them and pushing them to end their protests before arresting 14 of them.
The demonstrators are still protesting, demanding the release of the detainees.
The Israeli police assailed MK Jamal Zahalka, the head of the parliamentary NDA, during clashes with police in front of the Office of the so-called "Nomads Naturalizing Authority" in Beersheba, according to a published video on Palestinian websites.