Colonists carry out Vandalisms and Lootings in Turmus’ayya / Ramallah governorate

Colonists carry out Vandalisms and Lootings in Turmus’ayya / Ramallah governorate


  • Violation: Colonists vandalize Palestinian properties.
  • Location: Turmus’ayya town / north Ramallah city.
  • Date: November 10th 2020.
  • Perpetrators: The new outpost north the town.
  • Victims: Farmers Nidal Rabe’a and Reajeh Jubara.


The Israeli Occupation through the new outpost built at Ad-Dhaherat area north Turmus’ayya continues its attacks against Palestinian farmers , specially throughout daily raids to Palestinian farmlands which.

Tuesday, Nov 10th 2020, a group of colonists raided farmlands in Khallet Sbaiha , and carried on destroying properties and looting agricultural tools.

At first, colonists cut a metal siege that surrounds an agricultural land belong to farmer Nidal Rabe’a who supports a family of (3) , then sneaked into his (4300m) farm and cut 3-4 inches water pipes , then loot 500 m of a water network , and 11 water mains , two plastic tanks with a storage capacity of (1.5 m3) for each , which affected the trees that on this water supply.


Photos 1-3: the targeted plot following the attack

After the attack , colonists went to a plot belong to Rajeh Jbara who supports a family of 12 , and cut a metal siege that surrounds a (6500 m) plot , where they looted agricultural tools such as : wood saw,  water motor , electric saws for cutting trees , 7 plastic chairs , tires of a water tank with a total area of 4m3 , before withdrawing .


Photos 4-5: Rajeh Ibrahim’s farmland

One of the affected citizen filed a complaint to the Israeli police , but the police didn’t open an investigation.


Photos 6-7: The compliant

One of the eyewitnesses on the attack ‘Imad Abu Zahra from Turmus’ayya told LRC:

“In the afternoon, colonists in a white truck raided the area and carried out the attack in a very short time . The attack took place at the time a wedding was at the town, so none of the farmers was at the area, and colonists took advantage of that.”

Photo 8: the Outpost

Reportedly, colonists’ attack in Turmus’ayya are notably increasing, most of them were represented in looting and sabotaging saplings , in addition to terrorizing farmers and depriving them from their natural right to use their lands.

About Turmus’ayya:[1]

25 km to the north east of Ramallah city, Turmus’ayya  has a population of 2464 people (2017 census) most of them belong to two measure families : Awad and Jbara, In addition to other small families who located themselves in the town after 1948 : Shalabi, Kouk and Hezmawi.

Its total land area is 18139 dunums,2464 of which 1350 dunums are considered built-up area. About 11218 dunums of  Turmus’ayya lands are classified as  Area B (PA is in charge of civil matters with Israel responsible of security) where 6921 dunums are classified as  Area C (Israel maintains full security and administrative control).

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

  • Shilo and Mizpe Rahel devoured 1023 dunums
  • Mizpe Rahel  devoured 706 dunums
  • The bypass road number 60 stole 12.5 dunums




Categories: Settlers Attacks