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RHR delegation attacked by settlers


Cut Palestinian trees and settlers attacking RHR delegation documenting it

This morning RHR delegation was attacked by settlers while documenting cut trees. well known journalist John Ross age 66 is on his way to Beilinson hospital.

RHR executive director Rabbi Arik Ascherman was also bitten along with activist David Nir. Dalya Bones was threatened. The delegation arrived at Ein Abus after receiving words that hundreds of trees have been cut down there and in the village of Isawiya.

5 young settlers, some of them with there face covered, descended with clubs.

Rabbi Ascherman and David Nir were kicked with clubs and stones. They took Rabbi Ascherman's Kipa (head cover) and said that this was their land. After leaving Ascherman and Nir, they saw a Palestinian family.

The family ran away but they saw John Ross and started biting him. They turned back to Ascherman when he came to save Ross. Ascherman held him at his stand off until they retreated because the police was arriving.

Ross is on his way to Beilinson while Ascherman and Nir are on their way to make a complain in the Ariel Police office.

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