“Salfit region is like Jerusalem, covered in settlements and very much wanted by the Israelis.”
A skunk truck doused the main street in smelly water and the bulldozer removed several lines of stones that villagers had placed on the road to prevent army jeeps form entering the village.
The soldiers threatened to arrest their 70 year old father if he did not provide information to the whereabouts of his sons.
Harassment and arrests by the army is just a part of the issues residents of Qarawat have to deal with day in day out.
37-year-old Osama from Silwad was shot in the head and his condition remains serious; many others sustained injuries, mainly in the leg, on Friday during confrontations with Israeli occupation army.
In one of the army’s recent attacks against civilians in the Nablus area, soldiers put a rifle to a Palestinian man’s head and threatened to shoot him if local youth approached to defend him.
Currently Israel keeps around 200 Palestinian children in its occupation prisons. Many of them are from ‘Azzun.