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Settlers and Settlements: March 25, 2012

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Palestinians from the village of Burin arrived with a tractor to plow a grove near the settlement of Yitzhar. During the plowing, spikes that had been laid across the access road to the grove punctured the wheels of the vehicle.

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March 25th, 2012 at 9:37 pm

Military and Security Forces: March 25, 2012

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Settlers claim that a Shin Bet (Israel’s Security Agency) coordinator threatened one of the settlers who is under an administrative restraining order from the West Bank, and also tell of persistent abuse by Shin Bet coordinators towards the recipients of West Bank restraining orders.

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March 25th, 2012 at 5:44 pm

Closed Society: February 27, 2012

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Settlers from the illegal outpost of Yitzhar threw stones and broken bottles at homes in the Palestinian village of Burin and cut down nearby olive trees.

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February 27th, 2012 at 5:23 pm

Closed Society: February 15, 2012

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Settlers scared off a group of Palestinians from the village of Mamda, after they walked up to the settlement of Yitzhar to protest the uprooting of olive trees near their village.

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February 15th, 2012 at 3:00 pm

Closed Society: February 1, 2012

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Settlers threw stones at a Palestinian truck in the settlement of Yitzhar.

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February 1st, 2012 at 9:40 pm

Closed Society: December 31, 2011‎

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Settlers threw stones at two Israeli Arabs from the north of Israel who drove by mistake to the settlement Yitzhar in a truck. One of the Arabs suffered a mild head injury. The settlers slashed the truck’s tires.

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December 31st, 2011 at 12:47 pm

Closed Society: December 29, 2011‎

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Security forces arrested six right-wing activists in the West Bank over suspicions they had been spying on Israel Defense Forces in the region. The arrests took place in Jerusalem as well as in West Bank settlements of Yitzhar, Itamar, Harsha, and Kiryat Arba.

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December 29th, 2011 at 4:52 pm

Closed Society: December 21, 2011

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Settlers cut down 30 Palestinian owned olive trees near the village of As Samu’ in the southern Hebron hills.  The words “Price Tag from Yitzhar” and “Regards from Effi” were spray painted nearby.

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December 21st, 2011 at 9:10 pm

Closed Society: December 14, 2011

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Palestinians driving on the northern part of Route 60, dubbed “the Gilad Route”, near Gilad Ranch and Yitzhar, claim that in recent months, stone throwing by settlers became a common routine. They added that in response, the IDF closed the road to Palestinians.

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December 14th, 2011 at 10:06 pm

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