Jewish Settlers Poison and Kill Over 60 Livestock in Jordan Valley
PALESTINE - ISRAEL, 3 Aug 2020
30 Jul 2020 – The Palestine Chronicle reports on 28 July 2020:
Over 60 livestock were killed this morning after being poisoned by extremist Jewish settlers in the town of al-Auja, near Jericho, in the occupied Jordan Valley, according to the Palestinian news agency WAFA.
Ahmad al-Zawahra, the livestock owner, told WAFA that a group of settlers sprayed poison on the pastures where his livestock graze, killing more than 60 of them.
Meanwhile, Head of al-Auja Municipality’s Water Department Jihad Shabnat said that it was highly likely that the number would increase as some of the remaining livestock are still in a critical condition.
Settler violence against Palestinians and their property is routine in the West Bank and is rarely prosecuted by Israeli authorities. Between 500,000 and 600,000 Israelis live in Jewish-only settlements across occupied East Jerusalem and the West Bank in violation of international law.
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