Tuesday, July 17, 2012

Israeli Army Destroys Trees And Land in Nablus

  by Jack Muir - IMEMC & agencies 
On Tuesday, the Israeli army of occupation destroyed farmland belonging to a Palestinian family in the village of Qasra near Nablus in the northern part of the West Bank.
Israeli troops destroy farmland  source:GS
Israeli troops destroy farmland source:GS
The Israeli army destroyed land belonging to Mohammad Shahadeh and Saqer Shahadeh on Tuesday. They razed the fields surrounding about 30 olive trees and then proceeded to uproot the trees. The village has come under attack before from settlers living in the nearby illegal Israeli settlement of Aish Kodesh. In November 2011 in separate attacks, settlers uprooted trees and pelted Palestinian cars with stones.

Destroying farmland is a common tactic used by the Israeli army and illegal settlers to deprive villagers of their livelihood drive Palestinian families from their homes.
 International Middle East Media Center