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Palestinian Memory Bank
18 April
2002
After touring Jenin Refugee Camp, UN envoy Terje Roed-Larsen calls the scene "horrifying beyond belief," saying it is a "blot that will forever live on the history of the state of Israel" and demands “immediate access” by international hu¬manitarian agencies. The Israeli govt.'s decides to consider Larsen a persona non grata due to his report of events in Jenin.
2002
In Nablus, the bodies of over 70 Palestinians, incl. children and women, killed during the Israeli incursion, are buried in a mass grave during a lift of the curfew.
2001
A resolution adopted by the UN Commission on Human Rights calls for the cessation of settlement expansion. A second resolution calls for Israel to stop imposing its laws and jurisdiction over Syrian citizens in the Golan Heights.
1996
The first Qana massacre in which IOF shelled a Fijian UNIFIL compound, where Lebanese civilians took refuge, killing 106 and wounding 116 others.
1984
Arab countries hold a conference at Fez in Morocco to discuss the Israeli Knesset's declaration of Jerusalem as the capital of Israel
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Jewish settlers drench Palestinian land with wastewater
Jewish settlers drench Palestinian land with wastewater
[ 24/01/2013 - 10:56 AM ]

NABLUS, (PIC)-- Jewish settlers drenched Palestinian cultivated land to the west of Nablus with wastewater and ruined crops causing huge material damage to the farmers.

Nader Al-Shaer, the mayor of Sabastiya village, told the PIC on Wednesday that Jewish settlers in Shavi Shimron settlement used to collect their wastewater in two pools, yet they recently opened those pools and flooded Palestinian fields.

He said that the practice, which has been ongoing for the past month, led to vast destruction in the cultivated lands leading to big financial losses other than the health and environmental hazards and diseases expected to spread as a result of such practices.

Shaer asked concerned authorities to check the settlers’ violations and ceaseless attacks, which, he said, reflected their arrogance.

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