Friday, Feb. 12
Latest News
  1. Israel ‘not willing’ to solve case of Palestinian on hunger strike
  2. Autopsy: 16-year-old Palestinian died from bullet to chest
  3. PLO calls for Friday march in solidarity with hunger striking journali
  4. Israeli forces detain 14 Palestinians across occupied West Bank
  5. Israeli forces seal Ramallah-area village, demolished structures
  6. Israeli forces shoot, injure 3 youths during West Bank clashes
  7. Israeli authorities deny European Parliament delegation access to Gaza
  8. Palestinian MK: Israeli extremist detained after death threats
  9. 14-year-old Palestinian girls indicted in Israeli court for stab attac
  10. Israeli military continues closure of Bethlehem-area village

West Bank settlers 'stealing soil' from Palestinians

Oct. 12, 2012 10:23 P.M. (Updated: Oct. 12, 2012 10:23 P.M.)
TEL AVIV, Israel (Ma'an) -- Israel's Civil Administration is ignoring the theft of soil from Palestinian land enclosed in illegal West Bank settlements, Israeli media reported Friday.

Israel's Haaretz daily reported that Almon settlement, near Jerusalem, has many large plots of private land within its fences and some are missing tons of soil worth 2,000 shekels per truckload.

Other locations where the alleged theft is taking place include Ibei Hanahal outpost, Givat Avigail, Beit El, Maaleh Mikhmash, the Shiloh Valley, and in Susiya, on lands belonging to the village of Yatta.

The report said police were aware of the phenomenon yet do nothing about it. A police official quoted in the report said there was no formal way of enforcing laws against this kind of theft.
Powered By: HTD Technologies
Ma'an News Agency
All rights reserved © 2005-2016