(Boston Globe, Helen Schary Motro, 3/24/01): Arabs who tried to harvest their own olives this year were subject to violence by settlers bent on revenge. Women and children have been killed in numerous attacks upon village families picking in the groves.
(4/23/01): A recent column by Helen Schary Motro said that Arab women have been killed by Israeli settlers while working in olive groves. There have been reports of women wounded but not killed.
: In addition, no children were killed.