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Particularly severe “price tag” attack in Yanoun

2 Comments 06 February 2014

PRESS RELEASE  | February 5, 2014

Video footage from the scene of vandalism of mature olive trees in the Palestinian village of Yanoun


IMAGE: Damage from “price tag” attack in Yanoun

Today, farmers from the Palestinian village Yanoun, near the settlement of Itamar, discovered that 60 mature olive trees (most over 50 years old) were brutally cut down or damaged. Completely cutting the trees down from their trunks is rare and expresses a strong desire to cause the maximum possible damage.

Rabbis for Human Rights is assisting the farmers in filing a complaint and seeking justice.

Photo and video credits: Zakaria Sadah, Rabbis for Human Rights

Video footage from the scene:

Still photos:

More information and footage to follow.

Rabbis for Human Rights:

This is an especially severe incident which caused vast and particularly harmful damage to the farmers. We will continue to fight against those who bring hatred upon Israel by spreading hatred and racism.

This attack comes on the heels of a February 2nd theft of 1,000 olive saplings from the village Sinjil and the uprooting of 425 seedlings from the village Turmos Ayya.

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2 Comments so far

  1. Gerrit says:

    What is the specific reason that we must think of for this ´price tag´? Can anyone tell, please.
    (All the best for the Yanun-families.)

  2. Khono says:

    Disgusting and despicable. It helps no one.

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