The Israeli Occupation Authorities confiscate livestock in the Jordan Valley and imposes fines on owners
Tubas – The Village Council of Al-Malih and the Bedouin community, in the Jordan Valley, confirmed that the Israeli Occupation Authorities are imposing steep fines on livestock owners, which are being confiscating from Al-Malih and the Bedouins’ residents in Al-Agwar.
The Village Council stated that the shepherds, whose livestock have been confiscated recently, also fined an amount exceeded 15000 NIS. However, the numbers of animals that have been restored after paying the fines are incomplete.
Adel Alian, a citizen of Al-Malih, declared that the Israeli Occupation Authorities fined him and his brother a large amount of money. He added that they had to bring the cows from long distances; in addition, the number of cows restored is incomplete.
The Village Council clarified that the Israeli Occupation imposes heavy fines on the residents in order to force them to leave. The Council added that many machines and equipment have been confiscated; nevertheless a fine is required for taking them back.
The Council called on the residents and the international organizations for their solidarity against the Israeli Occupation policy aimed at starving the residents and eliminating their existence on their lands.