Attacks of the Israeli Occupation Forces and Settlers on the Palestinian Agricultural Sector in the West Bank and Gaza Strip -Report

The attacks and violations of the occupation forces and settlers during the month of November in the Palestinian territories led to dozens of shooting cases on farmers, fishermen and agricultural lands in the West Bank and Gaza Strip. In addition to the confiscation and eviction of farmers from their lands: this included uprooting and destroying trees and agricultural properties. In this report, the Union of Agricultural Work Committees (UAWC) and its agricultural committees monitored the attacks, detailed below.

The legal, humanitarian, and human rights aspects of this report are constructed on various International Declarations, Conventions, and Covenants of Human Rights. First, The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is the basic stone of other declarations and conventions. Second, The Fourth Geneva Convention (GCIV) Related to the Protection of Civilian Person in the Time of War. Third, International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights (ICCPR). Fourth, International Covenant on Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights (ICESCR). Fifth, the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Peasants and Other People Working in Rural Areas (UNDROP), and last but not least, the related articles of the Palestinian Basic Law.

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