Israeli Troops Charge Palestinian Farming Family With 'Trespassing' On Their Own Land
A Palestinian farmer was detained, along with his wife and sister late on Monday, and charged with trespassing on his farmland – even though the farmer holds the title to the land, which has been in his family for generations.
Jamal Jaber Asaad, 58, was harvesting olives from his family's grove in Artas village near Bethlehem, when an Israeli from the nearby settlement of Neve Daniel, called the Israeli Security Forces (ISF). The settlement is constructed on land taken from the village of Artas.
The International Middle East Media Center is running an URGENT online fundraising campaign.
Click here to donate online via Click & Pledge.
You can give a one-time donation, or a monthly deduction from your bank account.
Your HELP is essential to keep the IMEMC
A FREE and INDEPENDENT Media Source
Recent Articles about Bethlehem Israeli Settlement
Abbas Rejects U.S Security Proposal 22:12 Thu 05 Dec
Kerry Meets Netanyahu 14:48 Thu 05 Dec
Liebermann Alleges P.A. Avoiding Real Peace 14:19 Thu 05 Dec
Kerry To Meet Netanyahu And Abbas 13:21 Thu 05 Dec
Soldiers Kidnap A Palestinian Officer In Jenin 12:21 Thu 05 Dec
Army Kidnaps Several Palestinian In Jenin 11:57 Thu 05 Dec
Eight Palestinians Kidnapped In Bethlehem 10:46 Thu 05 Dec
Palestinian Man Seriously Injured In Bethlehem 09:14 Thu 05 Dec
Summary Report On Human Rights Violations In 2013 20:44 Wed 04 DecFull Story