Israeli soldiers killed Mosab Nafal as his family harvested olives. An Israeli spokesperson claims he was shot while throwing stones – his family disagrees.
Thursday proved deadly for Palestinians, in a year that has seen more Palestinian deaths in the West Bank than any year since UN record-keeping began.
In 2022, Israeli soldiers and settlers are responsible for the highest monthly average of Palestinians killed since the UN started counting fatalities in 2005; October also saw Israeli soldiers/settlers carry out almost 1,200 attacks against Palestinians.
Israeli leaders – including openly racist Ayelet Shaked – have been discussing strategies to slow Palestinian population growth. The Palestinian birth rate, higher than that of Israeli Jews, is a “threat” to the Jewishness of the state.
In what Palestinian officials called a “field execution,” Israeli soldiers killed two Palestinians at a checkpoint Friday morning. The circumstances are unclear. In the last 5 months, Over 100 Palestinian men, women, & children and 3 Israeli soldiers have been killed.
Three recent stories from +972 Magazine contain firsthand accounts by Palestinians of their harrowing experiences at the hands of Israeli settlers – attacked while driving, harvesting olives, and protecting their own land. Israeli military complicity is a recurring theme.
On Tuesday dawn, Israeli soldiers killed 5 Palestinians and injured twenty-one, including four who suffered life-threatening wounds, during an invasion of the center of Nablus city, in the northern part of the occupied West Bank… Soldiers also killed a 19-yr-old near Ramallah
An Israeli report revealed that the military and security leaderships in the country have decided to alter their operations strategies by resuming the assassinations of Palestinian resistance fighters in several parts of the occupied West Bank, especially in Nablus.
Palestinian resistance leader Tamer Zeid al-Kilani, 33, was killed while walking in the occupied West Bank. He was a married father of a 2-year old son and a 5-month-old daughter…
Everyone was asleep. Israeli police pounded on the door, entered violently, beat a child who refused to undress in front of them. They took him, blindfolded and barefoot, to be interrogated for days or longer… For Palestinians, this is par for the course – even for prominent Christian families and students at the Quakers Friends School.