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West Bank settlers accused of hounding Palestinians

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West Bank settlers accused of hounding Palestinians

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A Palestinian boy who would rather play football watches as illegal Jewish settlers set fire to fields near his home. It is the “price tag”, say the settlers, for being forced out of their homes. Palestinians complain of regular attacks like this as well as being denied access to land they claim is theirs. On the hilltops above, orthodox Jewish communities continue to build in defiance of international law. As both the United States and the European Union increase the pressure on the Israeli government to stop the settlements, SAWA reports on the tension and conflict from the heart of the West Bank.