Archive - Mar 18, 2011

AT-TUWANI: Six olive trees destroyed in the night

On the morning of 16 March 2011, residents of the Palestinian village of At-Tuwani discovered that someone had destroyed six of their olive trees in the night.  The villagers said that the perpetrators were almost certainly Israeli settlers from the nearby outpost of Havat Ma'on.  ā€œSettlers did this ... they did this because of the settlers who were murdered near Nablus,ā€ said Fadil Ahmed Raba'i, referring to the recent murders of a settler family inside the northern West Bank settlement of Itamar