Days of Palestine

Sunday, March 26

Israeli Settlers Cut Down 50 Olive Trees West of Occupied Nablus

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Israeli settlers cut down Tuesday’s morning, February 28, 2023 50 olive trees in the lands of Deir Sharaf, to the west of occupied West Bank city of Nablus.

The official in charge of the settlement file in the northern West Bank, Ghassan Douglas, said that the Israeli settlers of “Shafi Shomron” cut down 50 olive trees from the lands of Deir Sharaf near the Al-Tneeb area, owned by the Palestinian citizen Muhammad Hassan Attari.

Israeli settlers escalated their attacks against the Palestinian citizensā€™ own properties in the occuiped West Bank including attacking the Palestinian homes, sabotaging their cars, and blocking their roads.

In 2022, Israeli occupation forces and settlers uprooted more than 12,000 trees from Palestinian-owned lands in the occupied West Bank and Jerusalem, according to Applied Research Institute (ARIJ).

More than 600,000 illegal settlers live in over 230 illegal settlements built since the 1967 Israeli occupation of the West Bank and East Jerusalem.