Helping hand: Israeli forces in the service of Jewish settlers

Palestinians in the south of Nablus’s Urif village fear for their lives as attacks by illegal Jewish settlers surge and Israeli troops assist.

Al Jazeera reports AUrif, Occupied West Bank – The villagers of Urif live in fear for their lives and property as illegal settlers on a nearby hill – and the Israeli forces backing them – continue to terrorise the area.

“We never know when the next attack will be, what damage the settlers will cause, and whether they will kill somebody,” said Samir Sawalma, 65, whose home is located on the edge of the village nearest to the Israeli settlement of Yitzhar. KEEP READING