Israeli companies offer tourist training camps in which families, even with small children, practice shooting live ammunition at targets resembling Palestinians. Such courses are also being offered in the US.
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Israeli who killed Palestinian gets less jail time than Palestinian kids who threw stones; Israeli children dress up as the killer
An Israeli soldier who shot a Palestinian rebel dead after he was already incapacitated on the ground has been sentenced to 18 months in prison. The killing took place in the Palestinian city of Hebron in Israeli-occupied West Bank. The Independent reports: [The dead Palestinian’s] father Yusri told reporters … “The sentence he received is less than…
A former Israeli combat soldier describes how extremist Israeli settlers’ provoke Israeli soldiers to be violent with Palestinians. After a soldier shot a Palestinian in the knee, the settlers presented the soldier with an axe as a badge of recognition.
Israeli police claim they shot al-Qiyan dead after he committed a “car-ramming attack,” but witnesses, including Israeli Jewish activists who were in the village of a thousand inhabitants to protest the demolitions of their homes, say he lost control of his car after Israeli police shot at him. A police video appears to confirm the witnesses’ accounts.
Palestinian children are frequent targets of the Israeli military and court systems – contrary to the UN Convention on the Rights of the Child, to which Israel is a signatory. Since 2000, over 12,000 Palestinian children have experienced detention…