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Israeli occupation forces prevent shepherd from herding his sheep, detain him

BETHLEHEM, Tuesday, March 16, 2021 (WAFA) – Israeli occupation forces today prevented a Palestinian shepherd from the village of Kisan, east of the occupied West Bank city of Bethlehem, from herding his sheep in the open pastures and detained him, according to local official.

Ahmad Ghazal, from the Kisan village council, told WAFA that the Israeli forces detained 40-year-old Mustafa Ebayyat as he was grazing his livestock near the illegal Israeli settlement of Ibei Hanahal and took him to the Eztion settlement detention center.

Israeli forces have recently escalated their attacks against Palestinian shepherds, which included assaulting them and stealing or killing their livestock.

K.T./M.K.

 

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