Daily Archive: August 8, 2010

Press Release: Palestinian fence damaged in At-Tuwani village

August 5th, 2010 // At-Tuwani – South Hebron Hills

On the morning of Wednesday, 4thAugust 2010, Palestinians from At-Tuwani found that the fence built between the village and the wood bounding Havat Ma’on outpost had been partially destroyed during the night. The wire netting, funded by ECHO (European Commission for Humanitarian Aid), UAWC (Union of Agricoltural Work Committee) and Save the Children UK, was erected on last March with the aim of protecting the crop by defining the borders of the agricoltural land belonging to Palestinians and in response to the ongoing and rapid expansion of the nearby Ma’on settlement and Havat Ma’on outpost and, consequently, with the effect to protect the village from Israeli settlers raids (such as the events of the 26thJanuary, see press release at: snipurl.com/w5a99, 12th June, see press release at: snipurl.com/xluyo). […]