For Twenty-Sixth Friday of Great March of Return and Breaking Siege in Eastern Gaza Strip, Israeli Forces Kill Civilian and Wound 148 Others, Including 32 Children, 8 of Those Sustained Serious Wounds


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, September 21, 2018

On Friday afternoon, 21 September 2018, using excessive force against the peaceful protesters in the eastern Gaza Strip for the 26th  Friday in a row, Israeli forces killed a Palestinian civilian and wounded 148 others, including 32 children, 8 of those sustained serious wounds.

According to PCHR fieldworkers’ observations, the border area witnessed large participation by Palestinian civilians as the Israeli forces continued to use upon highest military and political echelons excessive force against the peaceful demonstrators who posed no threat or danger to the life of Israeli soldiers in the areas of demonstrations…