Tagged: Property Damage

Israel Demolished $73M Worth of EU-Funded Projects in Palestine News Roundup
TeleSUR

Israel Demolished $73M Worth of EU-Funded Projects in Palestine

Israel has destroyed US$73 million worth of European Union funded projects in Palestine over 14 years, according to a new report by Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Monitor, which urged the bloc to take financial action against the Israeli government. The report, titled “Squandered Aid” and obtained by Al-Jazeera Monday ahead of its release later this week, estimates the total lost EU aid money at US$73 million lost over the period 2001-2015...

on June 6, 2016
Israeli Forces Open Fire on Fishermen, Level Land in Gaza News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Israeli Forces Open Fire on Fishermen, Level Land in Gaza

Several Israeli military vehicles and bulldozers leveled lands inside the southern Gaza Strip Monday morning, as Israeli forces also opened fire on Palestinian fisherman in the northern Gaza Strip. Witnesses told Ma’an that four armored military bulldozers and three digging machines escorted by Israeli military vehicles stormed the Gaza Strip buffer zone east of Rafah.

on May 2, 2016
Israel Arrests Settlers Who Attacked Palestinians: Police News Roundup
Yahoo! News/AFP

Israel Arrests Settlers Who Attacked Palestinians: Police

Israel has arrested six Jewish settlers who allegedly carried out attacks against Palestinians in the occupied West Bank, police said on Wednesday. Two teenagers and a soldier are among the six-member "extremist and violent" cell suspected of attacking Palestinian homes in the northern West Bank with Molotov cocktails and tear gas, a statement said.

on April 20, 2016
Israeli Police Uproot, Burn Olive Tree Saplings in East Jerusalem News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Israeli Police Uproot, Burn Olive Tree Saplings in East Jerusalem

Israeli forces on Wednesday morning uprooted and burned 47 olive tree saplings that were planted in the occupied East Jerusalem neighborhood of Silwan last month to mark the 40th anniversary of Land Day. Majdi al-Abbassi, a spokesperson for the Wadi Hilweh Information Center, said Israeli police and intelligence officials stormed a tract of land in Silwan's Ras al-Amud area...

on April 6, 2016
Israeli Settlers Raid Nablus-area Palestinian Village, Damage Car News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Israeli Settlers Raid Nablus-area Palestinian Village, Damage Car

Dozens of Israeli settlers from the Yitzhar settlement in southern Nablus raided the village of Asira al-Qibliya on Thursday, Hebrew media reported. Hebrew-language news sites reported that settlers shattered the wind shield of Palestinian car before Israeli forces arrived to the area to evacuate the settlers.No injuries among the Palestinian passengers were reported.

on March 3, 2016
Israeli Authorities Demolish 3 Wells in Northern West Bank News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Israeli Authorities Demolish 3 Wells in Northern West Bank

Israeli forces on Tuesday demolished three water wells in the northern occupied West Bank that they said had been built without a permit, Palestinian security sources said. The sources told Ma’an that Israeli forces accompanied bulldozers into the village of Tinnik northwest of Jenin where they destroyed the wells.

on November 11, 2015
The Unbearable Ease of Destroying Palestinian Homes News Roundup
Haaretz

The Unbearable Ease of Destroying Palestinian Homes

On the last day of August Israel Defense Forces carried out 15 raids on various communities in the West Bank. This was reported by the PLO’s negotiation affairs department on the basis of reports by the Palestinian security forces. Such raids are routine and on that day too they ended with arrests, clashes with residents here and there, entry into residents' homes and orders to show up at the offices of the Shin Bet security service.

on September 11, 2015
Palestinian Family Struggles to Pay Expenses After Deadly Arson Attack News Roundup
Mairav Zonszein & Samah Salaime, Al Jazeera America

Palestinian Family Struggles to Pay Expenses After Deadly Arson Attack

Three weeks after a firebomb attack purportedly carried out by Israeli settlers against a Palestinian family in the West Bank village of Duma killed a toddler and his father, and left his mother and brother severely injured, mourning family members are having to cope with the high cost of medical care and navigating the fraught process of pursuing compensation for their loss.

on August 21, 2015
Israeli Policies Sparked the Deadly Duma Fire News Roundup
Sandy Tolan, The Los Angeles Times

Israeli Policies Sparked the Deadly Duma Fire

Friday's horrific arson attack on a Palestinian home by suspected Israeli extremists, in which an 18-month-old Palestinian toddler was burned to death, was, as Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu declared, "a terrorist crime." What he did not say was that the attack on the Dawabshe family home, in the West Bank village of Duma, fits into a larger pattern of settler violence and domination over Palestinian civilians.

on August 5, 2015
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