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Settlers and Settlements: February 23, 2013

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The IDF is checking claims that three critically injured Palestinians were shot with live ammunition by settlers in the area of Qusra, between Ramallah and Nablus. (Ynetnews)

(Hebrew – Walla!)

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February 23rd, 2013 at 9:58 am

Settlers and Settlements: February 21, 2013

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Dozens of settlers entered the village of Qusra south of Nablus, fired their guns in the air and torched six vehicles belonging to villagers. (France24)

(Hebrew – Walla!)

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February 21st, 2013 at 12:44 pm

Military and Security Forces: February 7, 2013‎

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An IDF force entered the village Urif near Nablus on four nights during last December and harassed village residents using their vehicle sirens, stun grenades, light flares and the public address system mounted on their vehicles.

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February 7th, 2013 at 11:19 am

Military and Security Forces: January 11, 2013

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According to eyewitness reports, an IDF force fired stun and tear-gas grenades at a school in the Palestinian village of Burin near Nablus two months ago, while students were in the school yard. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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January 11th, 2013 at 12:07 pm

Settlers and Settlements: January 2, 2013

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Approximately 30 settlers entered the Palestinian village of Jaloud, near Nablus, broke windows, threw stones and sticks, injuring several residents.

(Hebrew – Walla!)

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January 2nd, 2013 at 3:10 pm

Settlers and Settlements: November 24, 2012

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Settlers threw stones at a school in the Palestinian village of Urif near Nablus.  The building sustained damage and several windows were shattered as a result of the stoning.  One of the Urif council members claims that the settlers arrived from the settlement of Yitzhar, and that they also threw stones at a tractor working near the school, shattering a window. (Ynetnews)

(Hebrew – Ynet)

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November 24th, 2012 at 2:08 pm

Diplomacy: May 16, 2012

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The Jerusalem Rabbinical Court has awarded legal and administrative custody over Joseph’s Tomb in Nablus to two rabbis who head the Shechem Ehad (“One Nablus” ) organization, which has been involved in organizing visits to the site without the army’s permission.  The decision comes despite the fact that the site is situated within an enclave with special status in the heart of Nablus, in Area A, which according to the Oslo B accord is under the complete authority of the Palestinian Authority. (Haaretz)

(Hebrew - Haaretz)

Closed Society: November ‎‏19‏‎,2011‎

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According to Palestinian sources, settlers threw stones at a store belonging to the family of  Hani Jaber’s who was released from prison as part of the Shalit exchange deal. The settlers claim that the store owners attacked a Jewish woman, to which they responded by throwing stones. Jaber has been living in hiding since his release because of right-wing persecution. Posters asking the public to help in his persecution were hung in Nablus immediately after he was released.

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November 19th, 2011 at 7:04 pm

Closed Society: November 3, 2011‎

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According to Palestinian sources at Aqraba village near Nablus, two settlers attacked a Palestinian tractor driver near the Itamar settlement. The settlers set fire to the tractor after the driver escaped.

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November 3rd, 2011 at 3:39 pm

Closed Society: September 9, 2011

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Residents of Bir Zeit discovered Hebrew-language graffiti on the walls of the Amir Hassan mosque in the town and on one wall of Bir Zeit University. Some of the graffiti read “Muhammad is a pig” and included calls for the killing of Arabs. In addition, Palestinians found olive trees chopped down in the town of Qusra near Nablus.

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September 9th, 2011 at 11:05 pm