Jewish settlers continue to attack Palestinian farmers harvesting their olive crops throughout the occupied West Bank.
Today, they also stole the tools the farmers use in picking olives.
A group of Israeli occupation settlers from Shavei Shomron illegal settlement stole olives from Palestinian farms in western Nablus, while a Palestinian farmer was shot by Israeli forces near Barta’a military checkpoint in western Jenin, on Wednesday.#IsraeliCrimes#Palestine pic.twitter.com/4ANvZtPjBG
— EQB (@pal_resi) October 23, 2019
According to Khaled Ibieh, head of Yasouf village council in the north of the West Bank, settlers stole blankets, ladders and an olive picking machine owned by two local residents they had left behind in their fields as they continue with the olive harvest that often takes weeks to complete.
IOF on Wednesday attacked #Palestinian villagers harvesting olives.
The attack took place in Burin village, where settlers beat Palestinian villagers, according to Ghasan Daghlas, a Palestinian Authority official who monitors settlement activities in the West Bank#FreePalestine pic.twitter.com/ituYxS8eYL
— Basma Gaza (@basma_gaza) October 18, 2019
He said the settlers from nearby illegal settlements of Tapuach and Rahel snuck into the lands and stole the tools in order to disrupt the harvest.
Extremist Israeli settlers assaulted on Saturday evening #Palestinian farmers as they harvested their olives in Burin village, in the occupied #WestBank city of Nablus.pic.twitter.com/JgpJVnSCtP @middneews
— Middneews (@middneews) October 20, 2019
Thousands of Palestinian families anxiously wait for the olive harvest season every year, which is often the main source of income for most families.
(Wafa, PC, Social Media)