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“Price tag” gangsters attack Palestinian cars and write hatred inciting slogans – Huwara/ Nablus

2018-11-23

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Violation: “Price tag” colonists write discriminative slogans and attack Palestinian cars.

Location: Huwara / Nablus governorate.

Date: 23/11/2018.

Perpetrators: “Price tag” gangsters.

Victims: Number of citizens in the town.

Description:

On November 23d, a group of right-wing colonists of Price taggers gang wrote hatred inciting slogans and attacked several Palestinian cars in Huwara town.

The fanatic colonists ruined the tires of 9 cars, 3 of them are trucks belong to a company in the town.

Naser Al-Huwari , head of Huwara rural council told LRC observer:

“In the early morning hours a group of gangsters from Yizhar illegal settlement raided Huwara town, and wrote discriminative slogans against Arabs on Huwara high school walls.

In the same context they ruined the tires of 9 Palestinian vehicles using sharp tools. Noteworthy same gangster attacked Einabus, Burin , Assira Al- Qibliya, Urif , Madma and now Huwara towns.”

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The following table provides more information about the damages:

victim

The violation

The vehicle

Model year

notices

Nidal Khmous

Ruining the car tires using sharp tools

Volkswagen -golf

1998

Colored Green

Mohammad Theeb

Ruining the car tires using sharp tools

Skoda

2013

Colored black

Abdullah Aqrabawi

Ruining the car tires using sharp tools

Volkswagen Jeep

2010

Colored black

Naji As-Salfiti

Ruining the car tires using sharp tools

Kia-Soul Jeep

2015

Colored black

Ahmad Theeb

Ruining the car tires using sharp tools

Skoda

2012

Colored brown

Belal Odeh

Ruining the car tires using sharp tools

-Polo

-Mercedes truck

-Iveco truck

-Iveco truck

-2018

-1992

-2000

-1996

Colored white

Colored white

Jalal Odeh

Writing discriminative Slogans against Arabs and Moslems

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A residential school

Huwara high school

Writing discriminative Slogans against Arabs and Moslems

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The school’s walls

About Yizhar:[1]

It was established in 1983 with a total built-up area of 788 dunums. The colony populates 440 colonists and is founded on confiscated lands from the Palestinian villages of Burin, Huwwara, Einabus, Urif, Asira Al-Qibliya and Madama.

About Huwwara:[2]

It is 8km to the south of Nablus city and nearby the bypass road no. 60 that links the northern part of the West Bank with its southern one. Huwwara has a total population of 6659 in 2017 census people who hail from three main families namely (Oudeh, Dumaidi and Khmous). Three percent of the town's inhabitants are from refugees origins.

The town's total area is 8520 dunums, of which 1116 dunums are Huwwara built-up area.

It should be marked that Yizhar colony is founded on 331 dunums confiscated lands from the town. The bypass road no. 60 also confiscated 430 dunums for the town for the construction of its route.

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[1] GIS-LRC

[2] GIS-LRC

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