Days of Palestine

Wednesday, May 31

Israeli Settlers Attack Palestinian Shepherds in Occupied Hebron

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Israeli settlers attacked on Thursday, May 4, 2023, Palestinian shepherds while grazing their sheep in Masafer Yatta, south of occupied Hebron.

Palestinian locals reported that Israeli settlers invaded the Palestinian agricultural lands in Masafer Yatta, attacked shepherds, and prevented them from grazing their sheep.

Local sources pointed out that Israeli settlers chased the cattle, killed a goat, and stole four others.

Moreover, Israeli settlers attacked the Palestinian youth Izz Makhamra, 19, and threatened him with death. He suffered bruises as a result.

Israeli settlers, protected by Israeli occupation forces, regularly carry out attacks against Palestinian lands, shepherds, homes, and properties.

According to Palestinian figures, Israeli settlers and forces committed 442 violations against Palestinians and their properties in the occupied West Bank in April 2023.

A recent report by the UN revealed that Israeli settlers injured 1,222 Palestinians from 2012 to 2022 after carrying out  3,372 violent incidents.