Days of Palestine

Wednesday, May 31

Israeli Settlers Uproot 70 Olive Trees in Nablus

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Israeli settlers uprooted on Wensday, 12 April 2023 several olive trees in the occupied West Bank village of Qaryut, south of Nablus.

Local Palestinian sources reported that Israeli settlers attacked the residents of Qaryut village, south of Nablus, and uprooted 70 olive trees belonging to Palestinian residents.

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

Since the beginning of 2023, 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 Palestinian figures.

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.