Settlers ‘burn olive trees’ near Ramallah


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“When you lay siege to a city and wage war against it a long time to capture it, do not destroy its trees, wielding an ax against any food-producing tree. Is a tree of the field a man who will come against you in the siege?” (Deuteronomy 20:19) ~ Real Judaism

Photo of a previous arson by settlers: Palestinians extinguish fire at an olive tree grove that was allegedly set ablaze by Jewish settlers in the northern West Bank village of Salem

Maan News Agency | October 15, 2011

RAMALLAH (Ma’an) — Israelis from a settlement outpost in the central West Bank set fire to dozens of dunams of olives tree forest belonging to farmers in Ras Karkar village on Friday evening, locals told Ma’an.

Residents of Nira outpost burned down over 120 olive trees in the Ramallah-district village, on land owned by Adnan Fkhida, Naman Nofal and Hafeth Shaban, a Ma’an correspondent said.

Israeli forces blocked farmers and firemen from approaching to control the fire, he added.

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