Land theft for military expansion, settler shepherds cutting olive trees to feed them to their sheep, and wild pigs brought by the truckload by the settlers: Yasuf, south of Nablus.
From settler sewage to water shortage, from polluted drinking water to health problems that it brings – the Israeli occupation of Palestine denies Palestinians their human right to water.
There are three illegal settler colonies surrounding Iskaka and the army have been going through the village every night the last months. At the same time there are thousands of wild pigs destroying the villagers crops. Still the mayor is determined, “we will not leave, this is our home”.
The Village of Bruqin has always been quiet and peaceful – but the Israeli occupation is working hard to make sure it doesn’t remain so. IWPS report from the ground.