Monday, August 27, 2012

Setters Raze Land west of Salfit

Palestine News & Info Agency - WAFA 
SALFIT, August 27, 2012 (WAFA) – Tens of settlers Monday razed land belonging to Palestinians from the town of Bruqin, in the Salfit governorate, in preparation for building a new settlement.
Bruqin mayor, Akrama Samara, said that settlers from Brukhin settlement razed land west of the town in preparation for building new settlement neighborhoods after Israel legalized the settlement of Brukhin.
On the other hand, Israeli authorities issued new eviction orders in the Wadi Qana area, leading to uprooting 176 Olive trees that belong to Palestinian farmers from the town of Deir Istiya.
Deir Istiya mayor, Nazmi Suleiman, said that Israeli soldiers continue their violations against farmers and their land to displace them and allow settlers to take over land.
Israeli forces have uprooted over 1300 Olive trees and destroyed irrigation canals project in 2011.