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From the field
Since the death of 16-year-old Israeli settler Ahuvia Sandak on 21 Dec. 2020, B’Tselem has documented a spike in settler attacks against Palestinians in the West Bank: 49 until 24 Jan. 2021. Yet settler violence against Palestinians has long been a routine part of the occupation. These acts are fully backed by the state, which sends forces to protect the assailants and holds no one accountable after the fact. That is precisely what a Jewish supremacist regime looks like.