Israeli colonizers raze vast swathes of Palestinian land near Nablus – – IMEMC News
Israeli soldiers and a group of fanatical illegal Israeli settlers razed large swathes of Palestinian land near Nablus in the northern West Bank on Wednesday, apparently in preparation for the construction of an outpost.
Ghassan Daghlas, a Palestinian official who monitors Israel’s illegal settlement activities in the northern West Bank, said the settlers, along with many soldiers, brought three bulldozers and started razing the land.
He added that the targeted Palestinian land, at least 30 Dunams (7.41 acres), is in the Kafr Atiyya area between the villages of Aqraba, Joreesh and al-Majdal.
Daghlas also said that Palestinians had not been informed or received any written orders from the military regarding bulldozing of their land, however, such violations usually precede the formal illegal annexation of land for construction. colonies.
All Israeli settlements in the occupied West Bank, including those in and around occupied East Jerusalem, are illegal under international law, the Fourth Geneva Convention as well as various United Nations and Council resolutions. of security. They also constitute war crimes under international humanitarian law.