Tag archive for "settler violence"
On April 4th, extremist settlers from Itamar came down in the direction of the Palestinian farmers who had entered their farmlands in coordination with the Israeli army. The settlers approached the farmers in a threating manner. However, the farmers were accompanied by IDF forces who prevented the extremists from getting near the Palestinians or harming them.
Yesterday, farmers from the Palestinian village of Sinjil successfully plowed their lands near the Givat HaRoeh settler outpost. Although this is an area that doesn’t require coordination, the farmers needed to arrange for army protection. In previous years settlers have blocked tractors when the farmers have tried to work on their own. Continue Reading
Palestinians have reported that an extremist settler threw an ax at a Palestinian car today near Karnei Shomron. The car window was smashed, and there were no injuries.
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Just last month we reported about a family who was threatened by extremists carrying a gun as they attempted to plant trees on their own land. The extremists destroyed the trees after the family left, and threatened to do it again the following day when RHR staff was present. Continue Reading
Yesterday (January 13 2016) morning, the Israeli army destroyed a tree nursery in the occupied territories which had previously been the subject of a Channel 2 report exposing , with the help of RHR, footage of Israelis stealing from it night after night without any police action. The video and coverage (Hebrew) of the previous theft can be viewed here Continue Reading
The state failed last week to submit its latest response to a petition submitted by Rabbis for Human Rights on behalf of a Palestinian family whose land and property was stolen by extremists who used intimidation and violence in order to achieve the theft. Continue Reading
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