Days of Palestine

Wednesday, February 1

Colonial Settlers Rebuild Settlement Outpost Near Occupied Bethlehem

Af.M | DOP -

Colonial Israeli settlers rebuild Saturday, 15 October 2022 a settlement outpost on Palestinian-owned land near the illegal Israeli settlement of Tekoa, southeast of Bethlehem. 

Local sources reported that colonial settlers rebuild a settlement outpost on Palestinian-owned land near the illegal Israeli settlement and took over a house belonging to a Palestinian resident. 

Israeli settlers’ attacks have escalated recently against the Palestinian citizens’ own lands including attacking the Palestinian shepherds and preventing them from reaching their lands. 

Since the beginning of 2022, Israeli settlers have carried out 290 attacks on Palestinians and their own property in the occupied West Bank, 230 of which caused property damage, and 60 of them caused injuries to Palestinian residents, according to United Nations reports. 

More than 650,000 colonial settlers distributed among 164 illegal settlements and 124 outposts built on the stolen lands of occuiped West Bank and Jerusalem. 

The West Bank and Jerusalem lands are occupied territories based on International law due to this all Israeli settlement-building activities there are illegal.

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