UK imposes sanctions on "extremist Israeli settlers" for human rights abuses

The Guardian March 1, 2024, 07:01 AM UTC

Summary: The UK imposed sanctions on four "extremist Israeli settlers" accused of "egregious abuses of human rights" against Palestinians. The UN recorded 590 attacks in the West Bank since Hamas's 7 October attack on Israel. The UK Foreign Office stated unprecedented levels of violence by "extremist settlers" and announced strict financial and travel restrictions against the individuals. Settler attacks have forced families to abandon their homes and land. Israeli rights group Yesh Din reported 2023 as the "most violent" year for settler attacks.

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