Settlers Torch Two Palestinian Cars Near Ramallah
Tuesday February 05, 2013 12:28 by Saed Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies
Tuesday February 5 2013, a number of extremist Israeli settlers torched two Palestinian vehicles in the Dir Jareer village, north of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and wrote racist graffiti on the walls of a number of homes in the village.
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Local sources told the Palestine News Network (PNN) that the settlers burnt two vehicles that belong to resident Mohammad Khamis Maali, and wrote graffiti against the Arabs and Palestinians, including graffiti that demands the Palestinians to “leave the land of Israel, the promised land”, the Palestine News Network (PNN) reported.
In related news, Israeli soldiers invaded different areas in Ramallah city, and installed several roadblocks at the entrances of a number of nearby villages and town.
The soldiers stopped and searched dozens of Palestinian vehicles and interrogated the residents.
Earlier in January this year, Dozens of armed settlers invaded Qasra village, east of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, surrounded and broke into one home, cut and uprooted around 200 olive trees and saplings.
The settlers also invaded Qaryout village, near Nablus, and violently attacked a resident identified as Hasan Yousef, 55, causing serious injuries.
In Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank, a number of settlers invaded Ithna town, north of the city, and burnt a tractor and a car, and wrote racist graffiti north of the town.
On December 12 2012, a number of extremist Israeli settlers wrote, on Wednesday at dawn, racist graffiti attacking Christianity and Jesus Christ on the walls of a monastery in occupied Jerusalem.
The graffiti written on the walls of the monastery included “Price Tag”, (a reference to the idea that Palestinians must all 'pay a price' for the dismantling of illegal settlement outposts by the Israeli military), and several insults against Jesus Christ.
The settlers also punctured the tires of three vehicles parked near the monastery.
In September, extremist Israeli settlers burnt the main gate of the Latrun Christian Monastery west of Jerusalem, and also wrote racist graffiti against Jesus Christ and against Christianity.
List of a number of similar attacks carried out by extremist Israeli settlers over the last two years;
Tuesday at dawn, June 19: A number of extremist Israeli settlers burnt a local mosque in Jaba’ Palestinian village, in occupied East Jerusalem, and defaced some of its walls.
Local sources reported that the settlers wrote racist graffiti on some of the walls of the mosque, including the “Price Tag” graffiti.
Monday, January 16, 2012, settlers torched the car of a Palestinian Authority Intelligence officer, Mohammad Ghannam, in the West Bank city of Ramallah.
Tuesday, January 10, 2012, a group of fundamentalist Israeli settlers burnt three Palestinian cars in Dir Estia village, in the West Bank district of Salfit, and defaced the local mosque with “Price Tag” graffiti.
On February 20, 2012, settlers spray-painted racist graffiti on a church in occupied East Jerusalem in the third such incident since January 2012.
The graffiti also included “Death to Christians” and the phrase “price tag” was found on the walls of the Baptist Narkis Street Congregation. Furthermore residents of the area found their car tires slashed.
Wednesday January 4th 2012, settlers set fire to two Palestinian trucks and spray-painted anti-Arab, racist graffiti.
In February, the bilingual school Hand In Hand and the Monastery of the Cross were vandalized, and graffiti promoting violence against Christians was found on its wall.
On December of 2011, the settlers carried out four attacks against mosques in several parts of the occupied West Bank, and set ablaze five Palestinian cars near the central West Bank city of Ramallah.
In an attack targeting several mosques, the settlers spray-painted slogans including 'Price Tag'. They also burnt copies of the Quran.
In mid-December of last year, a group of fanatic Israeli settlers burnt a mosque in Borqa village, east of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and wrote racist graffiti on its walls.
The attack came only one day after a similar arson attempt targeted the historic mosque of Okasha in Jerusalem. Before setting parts of the mosque ablaze, the settlers spray-painted racist graffiti targeting the Palestinians and the Muslim prophet.