In another apparent act of settler violence as part of their “price-tag” campaign, a West Bank mosque was vandalized overnight Tuesday.
"Price-tag" is a term used by settlers either to retaliate against government decisions which curb settlement activity or in response to
The IDF said that graffiti, including a Star of David and the name Mohammad, was sprayed on the Bilal Ibn Rabah
mosque in Hawara, south of Nablus, while two vehicles were torched in the village.
Brig.-Gen. Nitzan Alon, commander of the Judea and Samaria Division,
ordered an immediate investigation, saying in a statement that the
vandalism was “unacceptable” and that the perpetrators must be brought
The army passed on messages via the Civil
Administration to reassure the Palestinians that the military viewed
damage to holy places very severely.
The Civil Administration cleaned up the graffiti on Wednesday morning.