Field Reports, Occupied Territories

Palestinian farmers report attack by Israeli extremists as soldiers stand by

0 Comments 06 March 2017

Palestinian farmers from the Area C village of Far’ata reported that a short while ago (March 6 2017), they were attacked by Israelis coming from the direction of the Havat Gilad outpost as they plowed their land in coordination with the army. Soldiers were present but reportedly did not intervene or attempt to stop the attackers.

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One woman was slight injured

damaged tractor

damaged tractor

A Palestinian woman was slightly injured by stones, and a tractor was also damaged. According to the report, three Israelis arrived in a car, exited, and threw stones and bottles at the farmers.

Both last night and this morning a represetnative of Rabbis for Human Rights warned Israeli authorities of the potential for violence at this location.

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