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Israeli settlers uproot hundreds of grapevines in the south of West Bank


BETHLEHEM, Thursday, May 7, 2020 (WAFA) – Israeli settlers today uprooted hundreds of grapevines in the town of al-Khader, near the southern West Bank city of Bethlehem, according to a local official.

Hasan Breijieh, director of the Bethlehem office of the Palestinian Authority’s Wall and Settlements Resistance Commission, told WAFA that settlers from the illegal settlement of Efrat uprooted 450 grapevines owned by al-Khader resident Ibrahim Sbeih.

He said the settlers and soldiers regularly harass Sbeih and vandalize his property as well as other Palestinian landowners in villages and towns around Bethlehem.


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