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Jewish settlers assault Palestinian teen, steal olive harvest

[ PIC 17/10/2012 – 11:57 AM ] NABLUS, (PIC)– A group of Jewish settlers attacked and beat up a Palestinian teen in Irak Burin village, south of Nablus, on Wednesday, local sources said. Ghassan Daghlass, in charge of monitoring settlement activity north of the West Bank, said that settlers from Bracha settlement attacked Dheeb Qadoos, […]

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#VIDEO | Harvesting olives under the fire. Beit Hanoun, N-Gaza strip ~ by @rosa_schiano

Oct 16, 2012 by rosaingaza This morning I accompanied some young farmers to harvest olives in Beit Hanoun, north Gaza Strip. We were at about 300 mt from the border and the Israeli soldiers started shooting at us trying to prevent us from working. (Some) More examples of settler attacks I emphasize, just some examples…. […]

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Collective Punishment: Israel deprives entire village of olive harvesting

[ PIC 16/10/2012 – 06:53 PM ] JENIN, (PIC)– Israeli occupation forces (IOF) have denied access permission to the inhabitants of Teyba village, west of Jenin, to enter their land behind the segregation wall and harvest their olive fruit. Ahmed Jabarin, the head of the village’s municipal council, told the PIC reporter that the village […]

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B’Tselem: Israeli Army not prepared to protect Palestinian harvesters

Al Qassam Website | 13-10-2012,09:01 Al Qassam website (Agencies) – B’Tselem” human rights organization has documented a number of attacks carried out by the Israeli settlers and targeting farmers and olive groves throughout the West Bank. The organization stated that the events raise suspicion that Security forces were not prepared to protect Palestinian olive harvesters […]

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Zionist settlers chainsaw Palestinians olive trees

A Palestinian man picks olives during harvest in the West Bank village of Qabatiya near the northern West bank city of Jenin on 8 October 2012. (Photo: AFP – Saif Dahlah) Al Akhbar English |  Tuesday, October 9, 2012 Settlers armed with chainsaws cut down at least 120 olive trees belonging to Palestinian residents of […]

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#PHOTOS | Olive Harvest in Palestine 2012

Oct 8, 2012 Continuous updates of new photos during the season Olive harvest season in Palestine has begun. Immediately, Israeli colonists illegally residing in the occupied territories as well as the army attacks the Palestinians or hinders harvest, as well as several reports of settlers uprooting trees. Aggression/ attacks against those attempting to harvest will […]

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Appeals for the protection of farmers in WB during olive harvest

[ PIC 27/09/2012 – 08:53 AM ] RAMALLAH,(PIC)– Many farmers in the West Bank appealed for protection against settlers’ attacks during the olive season, after the repeated attacks on farmers near settlements, the latest of which resulted in the injury of three farmers east of Ramallah. Mohammed Khalil, a farmer from southern Nablus, asked for […]

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Nablus olive harvest to start Oct. 9 in restricted areas

Maan News Agency | Sept 25, 2012 NABLUS (Ma’an) — The olive harvest will start on Oct. 9 in restricted areas of Nablus, a PA official said Tuesday. Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors settlement activity in the northern West Bank, told Ma’an that the Nablus governorate had informed farmers about the decision. The set date will […]

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West Bank’s farmers demand creating external markets for olive oil

[ PIC 16/09/2012 – 02:42 PM ] RAMALLAH, (PIC)– A number of farmers in the West Bank demanded to find external markets for olive oil, with the coming olive season, and stop importing other olive oil from abroad. Talal Chacour, a farmer from Assira village, told PIC’s correspondent that some farmers still reserve quantities of […]

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UPDATE FOR #FLORIADE2012 | Israeli Settlers set Palestinian land ablaze in village of Burin

By Alex Marley | 15 September 2012 | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank In the afternoon of Tuesday, 11 September 2012, settlers from the illegal Israeli settlement of Yitzhar burned farmers’ land containing almond trees in the Palestinian village of Burin. Around 10 settlers came down from the nearby settlement of Yitzhar and started to […]

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Settlers of notorious illegal Yitzhar settlement destroy olive trees in Nablus village

Maan News Agency | Sept 5, 2012 NABLUS (Ma’an) — A group of settlers destroyed dozens of olive trees in a Nablus village on Wednesday, a PA official said. Ghassan Doughlas, who monitors settlement activity in the northern West Bank, told Ma’an that settlers from Yitzhar settlement destroyed dozens of trees in the south Nablus […]

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CALL TO ACTION | OLIVE HARVEST 2012 ~ by @ismpalestine

18 August | International Solidarity Movement, West Bank At a time of increasing settler violence in the West Bank, the International Solidarity Movement is issuing an urgent call for volunteers to participate in the 2012 Olive Harvest Campaign at the invitation of Palestinian communities. The olive tree is a national symbol for Palestinians. As thousands […]

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Settlers destroy olive trees in Palestinian field for the 2nd time in 24 hours

[ PIC 21/07/2012 – 10:41 AM ] AL-KHALIL, (PIC)– Jewish settlers destroyed vineyards, olive and almond trees of a Palestinian farmer for the second time in 24 hours in Beit Ummar village, north of Al-Khalil, local sources said. Mohammed Awad, the spokesman for the popular anti-settlement committee in the village, said that settlers from Beit […]

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Settlers Uproot 41 Olive Trees Near Nablus

Thursday July 05, 2012 03:31 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agencies A group of extremist Israeli settlers uprooted, on Wednesday morning, 41 Olive trees that belong to a resident of Tal village, west of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. File – Farmlands Burnt By Settlers Ghassan Douglas, in charge of settlements file […]

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#Floriade2012 | Israel’s Facade at the Floriade

June 2, 2012 During the World Expo Floriade 2012 which lasts from April 5 to October 7 2012, we will update this special topic with related news from Palestine Without any shame Israel currently has erected a facade at World Expo Floriade 2012 and boasting about it’s ‘achievements’ in agricultural and water development. Not only […]

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