Tagged: Extrajudicial Killings

Netanyahu Spars With US Senator Over Israeli Army’s Rights Record News Roundup
Ma'an News Agency

Netanyahu Spars With US Senator Over Israeli Army’s Rights Record

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and US Senator Patrick Leahy went head to head on Wednesday, after the senior Democrat and 10 other congressmen called for the US to investigate the possibility of human rights abuses by Israeli forces. In a joint letter to US Secretary of State John Kerry that was published Tuesday, the group of congressmen suggested that some US military aid to Israel should be suspended...

on March 31, 2016
U.N. Expert Decries Israeli Soldier’s Killing of Palestinian Attacker News Roundup
Reuters

U.N. Expert Decries Israeli Soldier’s Killing of Palestinian Attacker

A U.N. expert on human rights on Wednesday condemned the killing by an Israeli soldier of a wounded Palestinian assailant last week as he lay on the ground, saying it appeared to be an extrajudicial execution. Video taken by Israel's B'Tselem human rights group last Thursday shows an infantryman firing into the head of a Palestinian as he lay on the ground in Hebron in the occupied West Bank.

on March 30, 2016
Israeli Rights Group Releases Video of Soldier Executing Wounded Palestinian Suspect News Roundup
Robert Mackey, The Intercept

Israeli Rights Group Releases Video of Soldier Executing Wounded Palestinian Suspect

An Israeli soldier was arrested on Thursday after a rights group published clear video images of him shooting a wounded, immobilized Palestinian suspect in the head following a knife attack in the West Bank city of Hebron earlier in the day. The graphic, distressing video was posted online by B’Tselem...

on March 24, 2016
Video: Soldier Executes Palestinian Lying Injured on Ground… News Roundup
B'Tselem

Video: Soldier Executes Palestinian Lying Injured on Ground…

This morning, according to media reports, Palestinians Ramzi al-Qasrawi and ‘Abd al-Fatah a-Sharif were shot after stabbing a soldier in Tel Rumeida, Hebron. The soldier sustained medium-level injuries. While al-Qasrawi died on the spot, a-Sharif was injured and fell to the ground.

on March 24, 2016
For Palestinian-American Teen’s Family, Home Is Where the Body Is Buried News Roundup
Gideon Levy & Alex Levac, Haaretz

For Palestinian-American Teen’s Family, Home Is Where the Body Is Buried

The family wanted to bury him wrapped in the flag of his country, the United States, but the locals insisted he be laid to rest in the flag of his nation, Palestine. In the end, his body was wrapped in both flags: the American flag during the ceremony held by the family, the Palestinian flag in the mass funeral that followed. Both flags were lowered into the grave together with 16-year-old Mahmoud Shaalan.

on March 12, 2016
Why Israel is State Fighting the Indigenous Palestinians Op-Eds & Analysis
Haneen Zoabi, Newsweek

Why Israel is State Fighting the Indigenous Palestinians

A 15-year-old girl lies severely wounded, bleeding from multiple bullet wounds on the sidewalk. A man walks up and cold-bloodedly shoots her in the head, a final and fatal shot ending a young life on a Jerusalem sidewalk. Another "terrorist" shot by a "hero". Or is it yet another extra judicial execution of the type we have become so used to?

on February 14, 2016
Unarmed Palestinian Civilian Deaths in October 2015 Photos
IMEU

Unarmed Palestinian Civilian Deaths in October 2015

The Israeli army and police have a long history of using excessive and disproportionate deadly force against unarmed Palestinian protesters and others, including summary executions. The following is a list of unarmed Palestinians killed unlawfully by Israeli soldiers and police since the beginning of October 2015. Last updated October 21, 2015.

on October 22, 2015
Misperceptions on the Crisis in Palestine-Israel Fact Sheets
IMEU

Misperceptions on the Crisis in Palestine-Israel

In light of the ongoing protests and violence in the occupied Palestinian territories and Israel, the IMEU offers the following fact sheet on common misperceptions on the crisis.

on October 20, 2015
This is What it Sounds Like When Israeli Security Kills Palestinian Kids News Roundup
Josh Ruebner, Salon

This is What it Sounds Like When Israeli Security Kills Palestinian Kids

In West Jerusalem, a Palestinian man deliberately rammed his car into Israelis standing at a bus stop and emerged from the vehicle with a meat cleaver to hack at his victims. In the Aida refugee camp near Bethlehem, Israeli forces killed 13-year-old Abdel-Rahman Obeidallah with a Ruger rifle as he stood more than 200 feet from clashes between troops and protestors.

on October 19, 2015
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