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Israel forbids Palestinians picking olives

November 12, 2012

 October 2002
The Israeli army today issued a new directive forbidding Palestinians from picking olives in the West Bank. October and November are the main months for olive harvesting.
The Israeli newspaper Ha’eretz reported that the Israeli army issued the prohibition on gathering olive harvests, claiming that Israeli troops could not protect pickers from Jewish settlers. Yediot Ahronot, another Israeli newspaper, further noted that Israel’s army could not protect Palestinians because they were fortifying positions in Palestinian cities.
According to information gathered by LAW, Israeli forces were implementing this order from the early hours today. This morning Israeli forces prevented olive pickers from the ‘Ayoun al-Haramiyyeh area, west of Ramallah from picking olives. The forces took away the ID cards of 25 farmers for two hours, and ordered them to return home, threatening to shoot them if they returned.
In light of this new directive preventing Palestinians from gathering their harvests, LAW asserts the following:
This directive comes in a chain of punishing incidents undertaken, and continues to be undertaken by illegal Israeli settlers against Palestinians picking their olives. During this month, Israeli settlers have carried out a number of attacks on Palestinian farmers and their lands, this being Palestine’s olive season.
On Thursday, October 10, Settlers killed Hani Bani Murra (26), from ‘Aqraba village near Nablus. Due to continuous settler fire, his companions were only able to take him to the local health center after two hours. He died shortly before reaching the center after severe bleeding. It appears that the same settler group was responsible for killing Farid Nasasrah (28) on October 17, 2000, when they opened fire at a group of Palestinian harvesters.
On Saturday October 12, settlers opened fire on Palestinian olive pickers in Beit Forik, near Nablus. When Israeli troops arrived to the area they arrested 6 Palestinian farmers and prevented others from harvesting their olive trees. Settlers also carried out similar attacks on Palestinians farmers in Orif, Kfar Kalil, Deir al-Hatab, and Salem in the district of Nablus on the same day. Also on Saturday October 12, Israeli settlers set fire to olive groves in Silwad and al-Mizra’a al-Sharqiyya, east of Ramallah. The fire destroyed approximately 2000 olive trees belonging to Palestinian families.
It is clear to LAW that this directive serves to encourage illegal Israeli settlers to undertake more race-hate crimes against Palestinians and their lands. Moreover, this directive serves as a harsh blow to the Palestinian economy, particularly its agricultural economy, with olives and olive products, such as oil and soap, forming the main means of livelihood for many Palestinians. Already suffering for more than two years under severe economic depression and destruction. This directive serves as a new attack on the Palestinian economy.
Finally, this directive comes after days following Israeli forces at checkpoints distributing pamphlets against the Palestinian Authority, directly threatening Palestinian farmers, who they described as offering assistance to implement enemy operations against Israel, with preventing them from harvesting their olives.
LAW notes that if Israel and its military is thus concerned about protecting the lives of Palestinians against violent illegal Israeli settlers acting with virtually sheer impunity, it would do well to heed the Fourth Geneva Convention (1949), and the Fourth Hague Convention (1907), relevant to the practice of settlement in an Occupied Territory.
Article 49 of the Fourth Geneva Convention states that “The Occupying Power shall not deport or transfer parts of its own population into the territory it occupies.” Article 29 of the same Convention states that “The Party to the conflict in whose hands protected persons [i.e., civilian Palestinians] …is responsible for the treatment according to them by its agents, irrespective of any individual responsibility that may be incurred.”
Article 27 of the same Convention provides that, “Protected persons are entitled in all circumstances, to respect for their persons…and shall be protected especially against all acts of violence or threats thereof….” This article also provides for the protection of property of protected persons.

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On May 15, 1948 Rothschild Jewish militias launched a massive attack on the indigenous inhabitants of Palestine to ethnically cleanse them from their land in order to establish Israel as their Jewish state. This lead more than 750,000 Palestinians to flee their homes and become displaces as refugees in the neighboring countries. Most of the families that fled did not even have time to pack their belonging or anything in fear of being massacred by the vicious Jewish militias who went through villages massacring its inhabitants who refused to leave, most of whom were poor villagers and unarmed farmers. “We must do everything to insure they never return. The old will die and the young will forget” David Ben-Gurion – First Prime Minister of Israel, 1949.

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“For the Mandates Commission, Palestine had never ceased to constitute a separate entity. It was one of those territories which, under the terms of the Covenant, might be regarded as “provisionally independent”. The country was administered under an A mandate by the United Kingdom, subject to certain conditions and particularly to the condition appearing in Article 5: “The Mandatory shall be responsible for seeing that no Palestine territory shall be . . . in any way placed under the control of the Government of any foreign Power”. […] Palestine, as the mandate clearly showed, was a subject under international law. While she could not conclude international conventions, the mandatory Power, until further notice, concluded them on her behalf, in virtue of Article 19 of the mandate. The mandate, in Article 7, obliged the Mandatory to enact a nationality law, which again showed that the Palestinians formed a nation, and that Palestine was a State, though provisionally under guardianship. It was, moreover, unnecessary to labour the point; there was no doubt whatever that Palestine was a separate political entity.” DocumentLink

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