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Israeli settlers steal goods in Nablus-area village

Israeli settlers steal goods in Nablus-area village
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NABLUS, Sunday, January 15, 2023 (WAFA) – Israeli settlers Sunday stole goods in the village of Huwwara, south of the occupied West Bank city of Nablus, local sources said.

Ghassan Daghlas, who monitors settlement acitivites in the occupied West Bank, said that extremist fanatics stole goods that were in front of a commercial shop in the aforementioned village, owned by local resident Emad Hamdan.

Extremist Israeli settlers’ violence against Palestinians and their property is routine in the West Bank and is rarely prosecuted by Israeli authorities.

Settlers' violence includes property and mosque arsons, stone-throwing, uprooting of crops and olive trees, attacks on vulnerable homes, among others.

Between 500,000 and 600,000 Israelis live in Jewish-only settlements across occupied East Jerusalem and the West Bank in violation of international law.

All settlements across the West Bank are illegal under international law, particularly article 49 of the Fourth Geneva Convention, which establishes that the occupying power shall not deport or transfer parts of its own civilian population into the territory it occupies.


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