“Adei Ad” settlers sabotage olive trees in Turmus’ayya / Ramallah

“Adei Ad” settlers sabotage olive trees in Turmus’ayya / Ramallah


  • Violation: cutting and sabotaging olive trees.
  • Location : Turmus’ayya / North Ramallah.
  • Date: 24/11/2018.
  • Perpetrators: “Adei Ad” settlers.
  • Victims: 3 families from the town.


In the evening of Saturday, a group of fanatic settlers from “Adei Ad” settlement sneaked into Turmus’ayya town and sabotaged 13 olive trees in As-Seder area , aging 35 years. Noteworthy, the targeted land is about 150 meters from “Adei Ad” settlement.

Same gangsters group sneaked into Al-Dhahrat area and sabotaged 11 olive trees aging 5 years old, and destroyed 27 m of a siege surrounding the land.

Settlers left the following damages:

  • Said Za’atar : 9 trees.
  • Rabah Hazmeh: 10 trees.
  • Hasan Hazmeh: 5 trees.


Settlers attacking olive groves in Turmus’ayya

“Price tag” gangsters frequently target olive trees, as Olive tree is a symbol of the land Arabism and the strong connection between man, land and history.

About Turmus’ayya:

 It is located 25 km to the north east of Ramallah city. It has a population of 3736 people (according to a 2007 census). Its total area is 18139 dunums, 1350 of which are built-up area. About 11218 dunums of land are under Area B (PA is in charge of civil matters with Israel responsible for security) and 6921 dunums are under Area C (Israel maintains full security and administrative control).

The Israeli occupation confiscated vast areas of the village for the benefit of the following colonies:

  1. Shilo and Mizpe Rahel devoured 1023 dunums
  2. Mizpe Rahel  devoured 706 dunums
  3. The bypass road number 60 stole 12.5 dunums



Prepared by
 The Land Research Center




Categories: Settlers Attacks