RAMALLAH, Jan. 21 (JMCC) - Damaged graves and racist graffiti have been found
in the Palestinian village of Awarta in the northern West Bank after a
Jewish group visited the area.
Palestinians told an Israeli
rights group they saw Jewish pilgrims and Israeli soldiers in the area
which is also a Jewish burial site, on Tuesday.
...At least two tombstones were damaged in the cemetery outside the village, and food and rubbish were left on graves. In the village, offensive slogans about Arabs were found scrawled in Hebrew, English and Russian. Israelis
are forbidden from entering Awarta, but the Israeli military
occasionally organises group trips for settlers to visit nearby Jewish
tombs... Read More
from the BBC News...