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Settlers burn al-Sawiya farms

What is affected
Type of violation Demolition/destruction
Date 19 May 2020
Region MENA
Country Palestine
City al-Sawiya

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Jewish settlers from Rahalim colony
Brief narrative

Israeli settlers set fire to farmlands in al-Sawiya

 

20 May 2020

 

A group of Israeli settlers on Tuesday afternoon burned vast tracts of Palestinian-owned farmland in al-Sawiya village in the West Bank district of Nablus.

 

Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian activist who documents settler violations in the northern West Bank, said that Jewish settlers from Rahalim Settlement set fire to large areas of Palestinian farmland in al-Sawiya, destroying various crops as well as a large number of olive trees.

 

Settler attacks on Palestinians and their property are witnessed on almost a daily basis across the occupied West Bank, yet they are rarely prosecuted by Israeli authorities.

 

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