Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors settlements affairs in the northern West Bank, said more than 30 settlers
attacked homes in Assira al-Qibliya causing damage but no harm.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Israeli settlers
injured at least four Palestinians during a raid in East al-Quds (Jerusalem) in the occupied West Bank.
Between January and September 2011, Israeli settlers
uprooted, set fire to or otherwise vandalised 7,500 Palestinian-owned olive trees, according to OCHA.
were forced out of the house, but it was immediately taken over by another three settler
families who have been living there to this day.
The 2011 olive harvest, which began in early October, has seen a troubling rise in settler
UN Secretary-General Ban Kimoon is due to issue a report in coming days on Israeli settlements, which addresses the lack of accountability for settler
violence, said Colville.
This intuition, however, could be pursued further and applied to all settler
Details of the attacks were set out in sworn affidavits and compiled in the report: "Under Attack: Settler
violence against Palestinian children in the occupied Palestinian territory.
I'm saying this not only to the settler
leaders and the settlers
, but also to the members of parliament and government ministers -- our internal unity is important, maybe the most important thing of all.
Summary: The number of Israeli settlers
living in the West Bank has crossed 300,000, according to figures published by Israeli daily Haaretz on Monday.
The army did little to protect Palestinians in the area and for those Palestinian families who live in or near Kiryat Arba it was a night of terror that reminded many of the massacre of 29 Palestinians while they were praying in 1994 by Baruch Goldstein, a fanatic settler
from Kiryat Arba who has since become a hero to many right-wing settlers
violence flared in other areas of the Israeli-occupied West Bank with security forces moving to quell the protests, although Palestinian residents said settlers
had blocked roads and thrown stones at their cars causing damage.