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Settlers and Settlements: March 11, 2013‎

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Settlers from Yitzhar attacked and chased away Palestinian activists from Asira al-Qibliya who were trying to plant olive trees on a plot near the village.

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March 11th, 2013 at 10:34 pm

Settlers and Settlements: May 19, 2012

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Dozens of settlers threw stones at houses in the Palestinian village Asira al Qibliya, close to the settlement of Yitzhar. During the confrontation one Palestinian was shot in the face, and another suffered a head wound from a stone thrown at him. Yitzhar settlers claimed the incident was started  by Palestinians burning fields near the settlement.

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May 19th, 2012 at 8:35 am

Closed Society: December 7, 2011

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Settlers from Yitzhar descended on the Palestinian village of Asira al-Qibliya and caused damage to property: they poured oil on the access road, broke windows, and threw paint at other windows.  The Jewish Voice claims that Palestinians from the village previously stole a camera from near the settlement.

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December 7th, 2011 at 9:05 pm