Tag archive for "settler violence"

Field Reports, Occupied Territories

RHR ensures Palestinian farmers safely plough their lands

No Comments 23 March 2017

Photos yesterday of Rabbis for Human Rights field staff assisting Palestinian farmers from the village of Far’ata as they plow their fields. Many of the lands owned by the village are near the illegal outpost of Havat Gilad. Weeks ago, farmers from the same village reported an attack by extremists as soldiers stood by.

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Field Reports, Occupied Territories, Press Releases

Army orders Palestinian to stop agricultural work after extremist attack

No Comments 22 March 2017

Breaking: Army orders Palestinian farmers from Burin to abandon their coordinated ploughing due to attacks on them by extremist settlers 

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Field Reports, Occupied Territories

Palestinian farmers report attack by Israeli extremists as soldiers stand by

No 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. Continue Reading

Field Reports, General, Occupied Territories

Repeated attacks on Palestinian students in South Hebron Hills

No Comments 26 February 2017

Last Wednesday (February 15 2017), international activists reported another attack on Palestinian students on their way to school in the village A Tuwani by Israeli extremists coming from the direction of the illegal outpost Havat Maon. Attacks on Palestinian students in the region have become so routine that an army patrol jeep has been tasked to escort the students and increase their efforts to apprehend the perpetrators. Yet, as far as we know, security forces have not ramped up their efforts to catch those responsible,  while the patrol itself often does not show up to provide  protection to the students, forcing them to decide between taking the risk of possibly being attacked, or accruing frequent classroom absences.

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Field Reports, Occupied Territories

10 mature olive trees chopped down in Turmous Ayya

1 Comment 18 January 2017

Ten mature olive trees in the Palestinian village of Turmous Ayya were recently found chopped down not far from the outpost Adi Ad. Encryptic graffiti was sprayed including the word “revenge” and relating the destruction to illegal outposts as an act of “mutual responsibility.”  Continue Reading

Field Reports, Occupied Territories

Palestinians report 166 olive saplings uprooted in Turmous Ayya

No Comments 13 December 2016

Palestinians reported that yesterday, December 12 2016, 166 olive tree saplings were uprooted from the agricultural lands of Palestinian village Turmous Ayya. We are currently investigating the complaint, and are coordinating with the Israeli security forces. The High Court, in 2006, set a precedent mandating Israeli authorities to ensure the safety of Palestinian farmers on their lands in Area C of the occupied territories.  Continue Reading

Legal Work, Occupied Territories, Press Releases

Palestinian reports attack by 4 Israelis in West Bank

No Comments 03 December 2016

PRESS RELEASE | DECEMBER 4 2016

Issa Salich, 54, a Palestinian resident of the village Saviiya, south of Nablus, reported he was attacked yesterday (Friday, December 3) around 11:00 am near the entrance of the Palestinian village Sawiya, near the Israeli settlement Eli.

Salich reports that four Israelis emerged from a car that pulled up alongside him and beat him with rods while cursing him. The car then drove off, leaving him laying on the side of the road. 

Salich was admitted to Rafidia Hospital in Nablus with bone fractures (pictures below by Zakaria Sadeh, RHR). Rabbis for Human Rights will demand the security forces quickly investigate the incident.

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Field Reports, General, Occupied Territories

Field Report: 2016 Olive Harvest

No Comments 14 November 2016

Please see below for a summary of this year’s olive harvest.

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Field Reports, Occupied Territories

Extremist settlers threaten Palestinian farmers & RHR volunteers

No Comments 09 October 2016

Today was the first morning for our volunteers in this olive harvest season. As soon as we got to our chosen harvest location, an extremist settler from the Tapuah outpost came with a large stick towards us, threatening both the Palestinians and our volunteers. He tried to expel the Palestinians from the land, but we stood between him and the Palestinians, and we’re now our way to file a complaint with the police. Continue Reading

Occupied Territories

Extremists attempt to disturb Palestinian plowing near Jalud & Esh Kodesh outpost

No Comments 15 June 2016

On Sunday June 5th, extremist settlers interfered with the planting/plowing work of Palestinians in an area between the village of Jalud and the outpost of Esh Kodesh known for its history of violent confrontations.  Police forces responded and delayed a number of the settlers from the group, but did not initially prevent the entrance of the perpetrators of violence into the agricultural area.  
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