In New Crime of Excessive Use of Force: Israeli Forces Kill 4 Palestinians; including Lower-Limb Amputee and Civilian Killed in Cold Blood, and Wound 252 Civilians, including 19 Children, 2 Journalists and 2 Paramedics


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, December 16, 2017

On Friday Afternoon, 15 December 2017,Israeli forces killed 3 Palestinian civilians; one of whom is a lower-limb amputee, and wounded 252 civilians, including 19 children, 2 paramedics and 2 journalists; one is Indonesian, in the Gaza Strip and West Bank as Israeli forces excessively used force against participants in protests.  Meanwhile, shown in a video widely published, Israeli forces liquidated a forth Palestinian after he carried out a stab attack at the northern entrance to al-Bireh in the West Bank during clashes in the area.  These incidents came in light of the ongoing tense atmosphere following the U.S. President’s Donald Trump Decision to recognize Jerusalem as the Capital of Israel and move the U.S. Embassy to it, constituting a dangerous precedent that violates the international law…