Director of the Hebron Waqf Directorate's Public Relations Department Raed Maswadeh told WAFA that Israeli soldiers closed the mosque to Muslim worshipers, while they allowed Jewish settlers
to access it.
He said some informal settlers
complain of the relocation site's inaccessibility to livelihood and economic activity or long distance of travel to their work.
When they build, "the municipality of Jerusalem starts issuing demolition orders and imposes huge fines - up to hundreds of thousands of dollars - on someone already financially overburdened," explained Khaled Zabarqa, a Jerusalemite lawyer who works with families whose homes have been acquired by settlers
Palestinian residents of villages adjacent to Israeli settlements on Saturday evening tried to prevent Israeli settlers
from storming and attacking their villages, while the Israeli army was watching and providing them with protection.
Israel: Israeli court has ordered a group of Jewish settlers
to leave a house in the southern West Bank city of Hebron after ruling that their claim to ownership was false, court documents showed.
--Wants Probe into Rise of Violent Attacks by Israeli Settlers
A triangular interpretative framework for all settler
colonial contexts reproduces sociologist David Pearson's rendition of community relations outlined in The Politics of Ethnicity in Settler
"Continued settlement expansion and a growing settler
population in the occupied territory have severely impacted the security of the Palestinian population, particularly children, whose lives are increasingly threatened by willful attacks perpetrated by extremist settlers
," the report said.
He said a settler
opened fire when he went to a window to see what was going on, but caused no injury.
When the Israeli Army on December 4 finally implemented an Israeli court order to vacate settlers
from a Palestinian house near the Kiryat Arba settlement that had been taken over a year-and-a-half earlier, it sparked a night of violence that was only barely contained by Israeli soldiers.
Israeli police have been heavily deployed in the West Bank town of Hebron after the court-sanctioned eviction of a group of Jewish settlers
sparked violent clashes.
representatives claimed the house had been bought for $700,000, but Palestinian Faez Rajabi said he had documents proving he was the legal owner and that the deal had never been completed.