Settler attacks towards Palestinians growing: rights groups

An Israeli human rights group and UN agencies reported on Wednesday an increase in settler attacks towards Palestinians in the West Bank, many times aiming at driving them away from desired land.

Israeli human rights group B’Tselem and the UN’s Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights (UNHRC) reported that ” vigilante” settler groups are steeping up violence against Palestinians, emboldened by the lack of punitive measures against the attacks.

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