Just another day in Palestine

Israeli Settlers Attack Palestinian Shepherds In Nablus, Hebron

Wednesday February 20; several extremist Israeli settlers attacked Palestinian shepherds in Burin village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, and in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank.

File - Masked Israeli Settlers - Maan News
File – Masked Israeli Settlers – Maan News
Ghassan Daghlas, in charge of the settlements file at the Palestinian Authority in the northern part of the West Bank, reported that dozens of settlers of the Yitzhar illegal settlement, attacked Palestinian shepherds in Burin village, and hurled stones at them.

The settlers also hurled stones at several Palestinian homes and residents in the area, leading to clashes with the residents.

Furthermore, settlers violently attacked a Palestinian shepherd south of Hebron city, causing several injuries that required his transfer to a local hospital.

The shepherd, Khaled Abu Arram, 26, told the Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories (B’Tselem), that the settlers came from Mitzpe Yair illegal settlement, and attacked him while his sheep were grazing in Palestinian lands in the area.

The settlers also broke the camera of a B’Tselem volunteer cameraman as he was documenting their attack.

The latest attacks are part of ongoing violations carried out by extremist settlers against the Palestinians and their property in different parts of the occupied West Bank.


Soldiers Kidnapped 19 Children In Two Weeks
http://imemc.org/article/65085

Wednesday February 20; The Children’s Media Department at the Palestinian Ministry of Information reported that Israeli soldiers kidnapped 19 Palestinian children, and wounded dozens of children, in the first half of February.

File - Image Hazem Bader - AFP - Getty Images
File – Image Hazem Bader – AFP – Getty Images
The Ministry issued a report stating that Israeli soldiers continued their attacks and violations against the children, and kidnapped 19 in different district in occupied Palestine, and added that dozens of children have been injured after being attacked by both Israeli soldiers and settlers.

The report revealed that the kidnapped children have been violently attacked by the soldiers who invaded different cities, villages, towns and refugee camps in the occupied West Bank, and were moved to different Israeli detention camps and interrogation centers.

Furthermore, two Palestinian children were shot and injured by Israeli military fire near the border fence, east of Jabalia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip.

Also, the report revealed that dozens of Palestinian children were injured by Israeli fire, and after being violently attacked by Israeli settlers.

It added that most of the wounded children have been injured when Israeli soldiers attacked weekly nonviolent popular protests against the illegal Israeli Annexation Wall and Israel’s illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank.

Settlers Invade Qasra Village Near Nablus
http://imemc.org/article/65090

Thursday February 21; a group of armed extremist Israeli settlers invaded, shortly after midnight, the village of Qarsa, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, broke into several homes and torched six cars that belong to the residents, the Arabs48 News Website reported.

File - Image arabs48.com
File – Image arabs48.com
Ghassan Doughlas, in charge of the Israeli settlements file at the Palestinian Authority in the northern part of the occupied West bank, stated that the settlers came from Yesh Kodesh illegal settlement, close to the village.

The six burnt cars belong to residents Raed Misbah, Yousef Odeh, Nashat Fawzi, Abdul-Mon’em Taher, Nashat Hasan, and Yasser Abu Reeda.

The settlers also broke into a number of homes in the village, an issue that led to clashes with the residents.

Local residents, members of a local village watch committee, confronted the settlers forcing them out of the village.

Later on, Israeli soldiers invaded the village and clashed with dozens of local youths, leading to nine injuries among the residents.

On Wednesday, a number of extremist Israeli settlers attacked Palestinian shepherds in Burin village, south of Nablus, and in Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank.

The settlers also hurled stones at several Palestinian homes and residents, leading to clashes with the residents.

The attacks are part of ongoing escalating assaults carried out by extremist settlers against the residents, their homes and lands in different parts of the occupied West Bank, and in occupied East Jerusalem.
 

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