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Palestinian cars burnt in suspected hate crime


Palestinians have been targeted in a fresh act of vandalism, near a refugee camp close to Ramallah in the West Bank.

It’s thought Jewish extremists were responsible for torching a car and scrawling graffiti. The perpetrators wrote the name Migron which is a settler outpost facing imminent evacuation.

There have been a string of attacks in the run-up to a deadline set by the government to appeal against Migron’s dismantlement.

Local Palestinians have had enough.

“We have complained but no one has done anything,” said one resident. “The army has cameras everywhere and if they were serious about capturing these terrorists, I believe they could.”

The culprits are rarely caught. The incidents are called ‘price tag attacks’ by those who carry them out. They refer to the retribution settlers say they will exact for any attempt by the Israeli government to curb Jewish settlement.

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