It's scorched earth season in the Palestinian olive groves
The relatively meager olive harvest in the West Bank is marred by vandalism and destruction of numerous Palestinian-owned groves.
Here is what our eyes saw this past Monday on the lands of Jalud village: a partly scorched valley and hillsides, blackened soil, yellowish and wilting olive trees with singed trunks. And dozens, perhaps even hundreds, of trees already dead from the heat of the flames that lapped at them. The trees burned, and the charred evidence stands in the field.
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