Saturday, October 29, 2011

'Price Tag' Crosses the Line?

The "Green Line", that is:-

Some 20 olive trees belonging to a well-known Arab-Israeli family were uprooted and destroyed by vandals in Jerusalem's Beit Safafa neighborhood in another 'price-tag' incident on Thursday...Among the uprooted olive trees that littered the grove adjacent to the house was found a large board featuring the handwritten words “Price tag.”   In response, Jerusalem Mayor Nir Barkat was quoted as telling Israel Radio, “No tolerance should be shown to violence of any nature. We will continue to maintain coexistence in the city."

“Price tag” is a term coined by extremist elements within the settler population in Judea and Samaria for acts of vandalism, intimidation and violence against Palestinians and their property in response to the government's removal of outposts, roadblocks, and other perceived anti-settler actions, or in reaction to Palestinian acts of violence. In recent months, mosques and even an Israeli military base have been vandalized.

I just hope it isn't an act of provocation.  That would be a terrible price for the anti-Yesha forces to pay.



On February 14, 1948, the Hagana "burned out of nest of rioters at the village of Bet Safafa, according to Davar:-


1 comment:

muebles tarragona said...

Of course, the writer is completely fair.