Vandals graffiti, set fire to car near Bethlehem

Settlers, Palestinians clash in W. Bank; perpetrators spray paint car with words "a good Arab is a dead Arab," and "revenge, Yitzhar."

January 1, 2013 13:47
"Price tag" graffiti in Beit Ummar

"Price tag" graffiti in Beit Ummar 370. (photo credit: Manal Jabari/ B'Tselem)


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A car was torched and racist graffiti was spray-painted on a wall in the Palestinian village of Beit Umar early Tuesday morning, in what is being investigated as a nationalistically motivated “price-tag” attack.

In the early hours before sunrise Tuesday, the IDF received a call that a car was on fire in the village, and some time later soldiers were sent to inspect the scene – where they found the torched car and the nearby graffiti.

Pictures posted online showed graffiti reading “A good Arab is a dead Arab” and “This time it’s property, next time a life.”

There was also a spray-painted Star of David and graffiti reading “Revenge, Yitzhar,” a reference to the West Bank settlement where the IDF demolished a number of structures this past November and in 2011.

On Tuesday the Judea and Samaria police district said it had opened an investigation into the incident.

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