Israeli Settlers Set Fire to Olive Orchard
- Trial of Comrade Ahmad Saadat, General Secretary of the
Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, postponed until 1 August.
The Zionist court in the Ofer occupation prison to the west of
Ramallah postponed the trial of the General Secretary of the Popular
Front for the Liberation of Palestine, Comrade Ahmad Saadat, until
the 1st of August, resolving to hold a number of sessions to hear
testimony on the first, fifth, and eighth of August.
The General Secretary refused to stand before the judges during the
session, or to state his name, or in any way recognize the legality
of the court, describing it as devoid of all jurisdiction and merely
one more feature of the occupation.
Demonstrators before the prison where Ahmad Saadat's trial was held
described the trial as illegal, lacking the most basic criteria of
objectivity and justice.
Comrade Khalidah Jarrar, Member of the Political Bureau of the
Popular Front for the Liberation of Palestine, delivered a speech to
the demonstrators in which she said that "this trial is illegal and
is based on "Israeli" orders. By means of these orders they try to
pass judgment on the Palestinian militants on the basis of testimony
of witnesses, attempting to convict them in an unjust court." She
demanded that the occupation be put on trial, rather than
For her part, the militant Abla Saadat, the wife of Comrade Ahmad
Saadat, stressed that agreements on prisoner exchanges with the
occupation must be put to good use, demanding that such agreements
cover the largest possible number of prisoners being held in Zionist
Announcement posted on the PFLP website at 9:19 p.m., Palestine
Time, Sunday, 29 July 2007.
Arabic original at:
http://www.pflp ps/index. php?action= Details&id= 1199
Israeli Settlers Set Fire to Olive Orchards
NABLUS, (PIC)-- A number of Zionist settlers from the Yitzhar
settlement on Saturday started fire in thousands of fruitful olive
trees in the Palestinian village of Einbos, southeast of Nablus city,
for the second time in a week.
Villagers reported that more than 2,000 olive trees were burnt in the
incident, noting that the fire spread quickly due to the exceptionally
They also said that fire brigades could not control the fire because
it covered vast areas of land and was spreading rapidly.
Zionist settlers from the same settlement last week set fire to
hundreds of cultivated dunums in the same village.
In a separate incident in Ya'bad village, west of Jenin city, an IOF
jeep hit a Palestinian child who was standing in front of his home
shortly before midnight Friday.
Eyewitnesses affirmed that the jeep deliberately hit Adnan Masoud Abu
Bakir, 13, who was bruised all over his body
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