Destruction of Palestinian olive trees is a monstrous crime
Date Written: 07/11/2015
Year Published: 2015
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX18158
The uprooting and cutting down of over a million olive and fruit trees in occupied Palestine since 1967 is an attack on a symbol of life, and on Palestinian culture and survival. A grave crime under international humantarian law, the arboricide is also contrary to Jewish religious teachings.