Settlers Prevent Farmers from Reaching Their Land

May 10, 2012 6:32 PM Regina Qumsieh Jerusalem, News Report 0
10 May
6:32 PM

The Palestinian News Network reported that a number of settlers prevented farmers in the town of Tekoa East south of Bethlehem from accessing their agricultural lands.The General Director of the Tekoa Municipality, Tayseer Abu Mifrih, reported to WAFA News Agency that a group of settlers from the Tekoa settlement, built on Palestinian land in the Roman area, prevented the Palestinian owners of the land from accessing it for cultivation. The land is next to the settlement and is planted with olive trees, wheat and barley

He added that settlers’ attacks on the Palestinian people of the town have been ongoing for approximately one week.

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