In New Crime of Excessive Use of Lethal Force against Peaceful Protesters in Gaza Strip, Israeli Forces Go too Far in Their Crimes, Killing 4 Palestinian Civilians, including Child, and Wounding 286 Civilians, including 42 Children, 9 Women, 4 Paramedics and 3 Journalists


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, June 8, 2018

On Friday, 08 June 2018, using excessive lethal force against the peaceful protesters in eastern Gaza Strip for the 11th Friday in a row, Israeli forces killed 4 Palestinian civilians, including a child, and wounded 286 other civilians, including 42 children, 9 women, 4 paramedics and 3 journalists, in addition to hundreds suffering tear gas inhalation.  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…