Sunday, 11 February 2018

B'Tselem documents extrajudicial killing of five Palestinians

The Israeli human rights center B'Tselem recently announced that the I.O.F. deliberately killed five Palestinians in January 2018 alone. Four of these victims were children. It was felt that all were killed without justification.

In a report B'Tselem stated that on 3rd January the I.O.F. shot Mus'ab al-Soufi, aged 16, a resident of Deir Nizam village in Ramallah, in the neck and killed him.

On 11th January the I.O.F. again, shot 17-year-old Ali Qino in the head in Iraq Burin which is a village in Nablus. On the same day, Amir Abu Musaed, 15, was killed in a similar incident during a demonstration near the border fence east of Deir al-Balah, a city in the Gaza Strip.

Two young men Ahmad Salim, 28, and Laith Abu Naim, 16, were killed deliberatelly shot through the head in Qalqilya and Ramallah respectively. B'Tselem's investigations revealed that all were targeted during peaceful demonstrations.

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