Not only do they not like foreign sympethizers/peace Activists being a preventative/buffer of violence to Palestinians - they also dread journalists and photographers. Frontline World Reports; IDF/sniper, shoot to kill journalists; *Imad Abu Zahra 34yr. old Palestinian freelance writer/photographer-July 12 2002 *Issam Hamja Tillawi 32yr. old Reporter/Voice of Palestine-shot in back of head. *Nazeh Darwazeh 43yr.old Camerman/Assossiated Press Television News (APTN) Shot in the head April 19 2003. *James Miller 34yr old British Camerman/documentary Film maker shot and killed by IDF in Rafer Gaza Strip May 2 2003 while making documentary/ film for HBO "Impact of terrorism. ref.http://pbs.org/frontlineworld/stories/israel.palestine/update.hml March 2003. How many observers have been silenced/scared off by IDF, since 2003?
Palestinian youths throw stones at security forces in Shoafat, E. Jerusalem; none injured (Haaretz)
from the article: IDF aims to keep out 'escorts' of Palestinian farmers during harvest