In New Crime of Excessive Use of Force Against Peaceful Protestors in Northern Gaza Strip, Israeli Forces Kill Palestinian Child and Wound 22 Others, Including 10 Children and Woman


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, October 4, 2018

On Wednesday evening, 03 October 2018, using excessive force against Palestinian civilians, Israeli forces killed a Palestinian child and wounded 22 others, including 10 children and a woman, with live bullets and tear gas canisters. Ten of those wounded were seriously injured during the suppression of hundreds of peaceful demonstrators near the Beit Hanoun “Erez” crossing in the northern Gaza Strip.

This crime and other crimes committed by the Israeli forces recently indicate the Israeli forces’ escalation of using excessive force against peaceful demonstrators in the Gaza Strip, and their premeditated intention to claim as many victims as they could among the Palestinian protestors…