Thursday, August 23, 2012

Jewish settlers start farming confiscated Palestinian land

Jewish settlers start farming confiscated Palestinian land
 
BETHLEHEM, (PIC)-- Jewish settlers started to farm Palestinian land they seized by force near Al-Khader village, Bethlehem province, local sources said.
Ahmed Salah, the coordinator of the popular committee in the village, told Quds Press on Thursday that the five dunums, around 5000 square meters, were located in an area called Ein Qassis and were owned by Suleiman Salah.
He said that a group of settlers ploughed the land as a preliminary procedure before planting fruitful trees in it.
Salah pointed out that a settler named Hananiya, who led the settlers in farming the land, is leading a rabid campaign against Al-Khader village land and nearby villages. He said that the settler every now and then confiscate pieces of Palestinian land and annex them to Jewish settlements.