[Thursday January 9, 2014] A number of extremist Israeli settlers infiltrated the Palestinian village of Sinjil, near the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and wrote racist graffiti on walls of a local home in the village. Head of the Sinjil town council, Ayyoub Abu Sweid, said that the settlers infiltrated into the village during dawn hours, and wrote their racist graffiti on the walls of an old home.

Sweid added that the settlers came from the Shilo nearby illegal settlement, build on lands illegally confiscated from the residents.

He further stated that the settlers repeatedly attack the village and its orchards.

Such attacks include racist graffiti, burning and uprooting trees, breaking car windows and puncturing tires, in addition to attacks against the villagers themselves.