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Settler Violence = State Violence

Since occupying the West Bank in 1967, Israel has misappropriated more than 2 million dunams of land there for its own purposes, including building and expanding settlements and paving roads for settlers. Some areas have been officially taken over by the state, others through daily acts of settler violence. These two seemingly unrelated tracks are both forms of state violence: the Israeli apartheid regime and its representatives actively aid and abet the settlers’ violence as part of a strategy to cement the takeover of Palestinian more >>
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Settlers attack homes, one with live fire; soldiers shoot at Palestinians trying to defend their property

On the evening of 10 September 2021, at around 7:30 P.M., about 10 settlers passed through the a-Ras neighborhood in central Hebron and verbally confronted several young Palestinians. Two soldiers who were escorting them drove the Palestinians away…

State Business

Settler violence against Palestinians is a daily matter in the West Bank. Instead of taking preventive action, the Israeli authorities aid and abet the settlers in harming Palestinians and using their land. The report shows how settler violence is…