Days of Palestine

Monday, February 6

Israeli Settlers Attack Palestinians Homes South of Nablus

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Colonial Israeli settlers attacked Friday evening, 16 December 2022 the Palestinian citizens’ homes in the villages of Madama and Burin, south of Nablus.

Under the protection of the Israeli occupation forces, dozens of settlers attacked Palestinian citizens’ homes in the Burin and Madama villages, smashed their windows, and fired live bullets at the Palestinian citizens who confronted them, no injuries were reported.

Israeli settlers’ attacks have escalated recently against the Palestinian citizens’ own properties in the occuiped West Bank including attacking the Palestinian homes, sabotaging their cars, and blocking their roads. 

Since the beginning of 2022, Israeli settlers have carried out more than 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 were 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.