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.
Tags: israeli violence
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.
The 16th and 17th Palestinians killed by invading Israeli forces this month: one went down in an act of resistance, the other, 16, was shot during a protest
Invading Israeli soldiers shot Mujahed Daoud, 31, in the chest – the 15th Palestinian fatality in October, 171st in 2022. One Israeli (a soldier) has been killed this month, 21 this year.
A doctor was rendering first aid to the injured when an Israeli sharpshooter shot him in the head… Israel has killed at least 150 Palestinians since the beginning of the year; about 21 Israelis have also been killed.
Once again, Israeli soldiers took the lives of multiple Palestinian young men in one day. 27 Palestinians have been killed at Israeli hands since the beginning of September; one israeli has also been killed.
In what has become entirely too common, Israeli soldiers have killed two more young Palestinians. The soldiers also shot at paramedics. Israeli forces have killed 117 Palestinians in the past six months, while 8 Israelis have died. The Palestinian death toll in the West Bank is already the highest on record in a single year since 2015.
21-year-old Alaa Nasser Ahmed Zaghal was shot dead by a bullet to the head. As Israeli soldiers tried to flush out a different person taking cover inside a house, they also shot others in the area – including journalists. More than 165 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli fire this year: 51 in the Gaza Strip and at least 110 in the West Bank and East Jerusalem. 18 Israelis have also died.
Twenty-two Palestinians have been killed since the beginning of September (six of them under 20 years old); one Israeli soldier has also been killed. As is often the case with Palestinians shot by Israel, two of these latest victims were denied medical assistance, and their bodies are being withheld.
‘You Accuse Us of Being Terrorists. What Do You Expect of Us, When You Come to the Village to Kill?’
A visit to a West Bank ‘terrorist village,’ where the family of Uday Salah is in mourning. The teen was shot to death by an Israeli sniper during a nighttime army raid, after the killing of an Israeli officer, allegedly by someone in the town.