posted on May, 21 2012 @ 04:50 PM
bet selem ...."Over the past year, settlers from Yitzhar and the surrounding area have sharply stepped up violent acts in nearby Palestinian villages.
The attacks include throwing stones at passing cars, physically attacking farmers, burning down crops, and stealing livestock. On 14 Sept., after a
Palestinian stabbed a Jewish boy and burnt down a caravan in the Shalhevet Yam settlement near Yitzhar, dozens of settlers raided the village of
‘Asira al-Qibliya. They threw stones, fired into the air, broke windows, drew Stars of David on walls of homes and widely damaged property.
Testimonies given to B’Tselem indicate that soldiers were present at the time, yet did nothing to prevent the settlers' actions, and fired at the
A 24 year-old Palestinian was hit in the head from a live round of bullets Saturday in the village of Asira al-Qibliya. B’Tselem footage of the
event shows the settlers shooting at the young man, and Israeli soldiers standing by them – doing nothing to prevent it.
Unedited footage here.Of an attack last year on same village
I have mentioned bet selem before on ats and thought I should bring this footage to here, I did a search and did not find it already posted ,It seems
to me using m16 to shoot rock weilding teens is overkill, esp as those wielding the m16 are the trespassers on others land?and appear to be burning
(visit the link for the full news article)