The latest victim of Israeli violence was Jamil Abu “Ayyash, age 32, killed with a bullet to the back of the head while participating in a peaceful protest and posing no threat.
Tags: peaceful protest
Imad Duikat was the sixth Palestinian to be shot dead by Israeli troops during recent protests against the settler outpost of Evyatar, and the 40th to be killed in the West Bank since May.
The village of Nabi Saleh, home to ordinary Palestinian families, has peacefully resisted Israel’s ongoing confiscation of their land for years. On Friday, the community was shattered by the senseless death of yet another of their own at the hands of Israeli forces.
Operation Law and Order: Israeli police launch a wave of arrests targeting Palestinian citizens of Israel who rallied in support of Sheikh Jarrah, Al-Aqsa, and Gaza.
Tensions have been running especially high in Israel and the occupied Palestinian Territories, as Israel violently clamps down on Palestinian protests against occupation and land confiscation and other human rights violations. Read these short reports, all from Friday, May 6th.
The incident is all too common: Palestinians gather on a Friday to protest the theft of their land; Israeli soldiers respond with live fire, killing a protester and enabling the land grab to go on, unhindered.
Israeli troops shot a Palestinian protester in the head in the West Bank on Friday during a demonstration against Israel’s confiscation of village land – contains video.
The Israeli military court announced today its guilty verdict against Palestinian Issa Amro, in what human rights advocates have called a “campaign of persecution” against a nonviolent community organizer.
From 100 meters away, an IDF soldier shot a Palestinian boy in the head in the West Bank village of Kafr Qaddum. The bullet exploded into dozens of fragments in the child’s brain and he’s now in an induced coma.