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settler

[′set·lər]
(engineering)
A separator, such as a tub, pan, vat, or tank in which the partial separation of a mixture is made by density difference; used to separate solids from liquid or gas, immiscible liquid from liquid, or liquid from gas.
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According to the Israeli human rights group BTselem, Israeli security forces do not always deploy in advance to protect Palestinians from settler violence, even when such violence could be anticipated.
Daghlas accused the Israeli regime of "giving free rein to extremist settlers to carry out attacks against Palestinians in an attempt to win settler votes in the upcoming Knesset elections.
Sources told PNN that an Israeli settler ran over Ra'ed Abu Rmaileh (34), who was injured and had contusions above the knee, was moved to Al-Khalil governmental hospital.
Between January and September 2011, Israeli settlers uprooted, set fire to or otherwise vandalised 7,500 Palestinian-owned olive trees, according to OCHA.
The 2011 olive harvest, which began in early October, has seen a troubling rise in settler attacks.
The study, which was compiled over two years by Defence for Children International-Palestine (DCI), investigated 38 separate incidents of settler violence towards minors, which resulted in the deaths of three children and injuries to 42 others.
Netanyahu called on the settler leaders and politicians who oppose the move to exercise restraint.
Earlier on Tuesday a Palestinian shepherd was wounded by settler gunfire, witnesses said.
These figures did not include all the residents of settler outposts.
Summary: The settler riots earlier this month were some of the worst instances of violence in Hebron in many years.
The fate of the sprawling, unfinished building - dubbed the "house of contention" by the Israeli media - had become a test case for the government's willingness to take on the increasingly violent right-wing fringe of the settler movement.
Settler violence flared in other areas of the Israeli-occupied West Bank with security forces moving to quell the protests, although Palestinian residents said settlers had blocked roads and thrown stones at their cars causing damage.