A periodic violations monitoring report, the report main focus is of documenting violations that come as fruits of the growing expansion and presence of illegal Israeli settlements in the occupied Palestinian territories.
The Israeli settlers’ attacks on Palestinian and their properties in the occupied Palestinian territory remains to be a main concern especially that such attacks are disregarded by the Israeli occupation Army; in fact much of such attacks are carried out under their protection and direct sight. The settlers premeditated attacks has grown over the past decade in number of and also in types of attacks, which have grown more violently than even the Palestinians expected over years. The Israeli settlers stopped at nothing to turn the Palestinians lives upside down, destroying the agricultural lands, uprooting and burning trees, contamination of cultivated fields and wells. Statistics shows that settler violence against Palestinians and their property in the occupied Palestinian territory is on the rise. Since 2007 more than 2000 attacks were carried out by Israeli settlers including 249 attacks carried out by Israeli settlers between January and the first week of May 2013 .