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Israeli lawmakers condemn settlers’ violence against Palestinians

Israeli Lawmakers Condemn Settlers' Violence Against Palestinians

The Israeli authorities are fully aware of this reality, but they allow and support such violence.
And then enjoy the result. (Photo: PL)

Tel Aviv, Sep 15 (RHC) Two Israeli legislators, again this Thursday, condemned the violence of Jewish settlers against Palestinian civilians in the occupied territories and the relationship between the press and the government with that strategy.

“The settlers invade, attack and pose as victims. Israeli media call them victims of lynchings,” MP Aida Touma-Sliman said on Twitter, referring to the injuries of Itamar Cohen, who has killed many Palestinians. Terrorism of these men has not stopped, under the protection of the army and police, he said on the same social network last month.

Ofer Kassid, MP from the left-wing Hadash Party, made a similar point.

“Cooperation between population terrorism and occupation forces is getting stronger,” the former said invading private lands, invading Palestinians, and the military staying on the shores and even helping with riots, He criticized.

Ali Harev is killed on his land and the attacker is released into his home, as he is a settler, but when a Palestinian defends himself against militants, he is arrested by the occupation forces. Yes, he emphasized.

Just last week the Palestinian government condemned an Israeli court’s decision to close the case.

Despite the abundance of evidence that corroborated the suspicion of a premeditated murder, prosecutors closed the case, a day earlier criticizing the Israeli human rights organization Yesh Din.

In a report released last January, the Israeli Information Center for Human Rights in the Occupied Territories (B’Salem) said that settler violence is another way for the neighboring country to control land on the West Bank.

They commit a variety of acts, including physical assault, stone-pelting, intimidation and harassment, damaging trees and crops, vandalizing cars, blocking roads and even firing ammunition, criticizing B’Salem. Of.

He stressed that the Israeli authorities are fully aware of this reality, but they allow and support this kind of violence and then enjoy the consequences.

According to official figures, about 490,000 Israeli settlers live in the West Bank and another 290,000 live in East Jerusalem, an area occupied since the 1967 war.

Earlier this year the deputy head of economy Yair Golan, who was the deputy chief of staff of the Israel Defense Forces, called the settlers inhumane. (Source: PL)

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