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Internal Security: February 10, 2012

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Yasin Da’du’ from the village of al-Khadr, and Suad and Fatma Sand of Artas, filed a complaint to the police department of Kiryat Arba, claiming that they were beaten by settlers. The three were then detained on suspicion of attacking the settlers. According to the three, the ‘Women in Green’ organization and other settlers had been planting plants in their land, and acted violently towards them.

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February 10th, 2012 at 6:08 pm

Closed Society: September 23, 2011

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Settlers uprooted some two hundred olive trees near the village of Duma

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September 23rd, 2011 at 8:40 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

Diplomacy: 13 May, 2011

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The UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)’s weekly Protection of Civillians Report claims Israel demolished 13 Palestinian-owned structures in Suseya in the Hebron governorate due to lack of building permits. Additionally, a residential tent and an animal shelter were demolished in the village of Umm Salamuna in the Bethlehem governorate after demolition orders were issued. Furthermore, Israel issued orders to halt construction on residential structures belonging to 50 Bedouin families living in the vicinity of Al ‘Eizariya in the Jerusalem governorate. Israeli forces also uprooted tens of saplings belonging to Palestinians in An Nabi Samwil in the Jerusalem governorate.

Closed Society: 16 March, 2011

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Settlers spread fliers in the Palestinian village of Beitillu, threatening the residents that if they continue to participates in activity against the settlers they will not be able to sleep quietly at night and their trees will be cut down.

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March 16th, 2011 at 6:47 pm

Closed Society: 7 March, 2011

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In confrontations that broke out between Jewish settlers and Palestinians near Nablus, after Jewish settlers uprooted sapling trees from a nearby Palestinian field, one Jewish settler and three Palestinians were injured.

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March 7th, 2011 at 9:07 pm

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Closed Society: 22 February, 2011

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Tens of olive trees have reportedly been cut down in the village of al-Tuwani, near Havat Maon.

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February 22nd, 2011 at 8:57 pm