In New Crime of Excessive Use of Lethal Force against Peaceful Demonstrators in Gaza Strip, Israeli Forces kill 2 Palestinian Civilians, including Child, and Wound 150 Others, including 23 Children, 3 Women, 6 Paramedics and Journalist


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, July 27, 2018

On Friday, 27 June 2018, using excessive lethal force against the peaceful protesters in eastern Gaza Strip for the 18th Friday in a row, Israeli forces killed 2 Palestinian civilians, including a child, and wounded 150 others, including 23 children, 3 women, 6 paramedics and a journalist. Moreover, dozens of civilians suferred tear gas canisters. Upon a Decision by the highest political and military echelons, the Israeli forces continued to use excessive force against the peaceful protesters, who posed no threat to the life of the soldiers…