In New Crime of Excessive Use of Lethal Force, IOF Kill Palestinian Child and Injured 7 Others, Including 5 Children in Eastern Khan Younis


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, November 29, 2019

On Friday, 29 November 2019, using excessive lethal force against the peaceful protesters in eastern Khan Younis, south of the Gaza Strip, Israeli occupation forces (IOF) killed  a Palestinian child and wound 7 others, including 5 children.

According to Information provided for the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR), at approximately 14:45 on Friday, 29 November 2019,  around 300 Palestinian civilians took part in the Great March of Return (GMR) camps in Khuza’a village, east of Khan Younis, despite that the GMR’s Supreme National Authority cancelled the protests on the abovementioned day. Dozens of civilians, including young men and children, approached the border fence, chanted national slogans and raised the Palestinian flags, while some protestors attempted to threw stones.  IOF stationed along the border fence fired live and rubber bullets and tear gas canisters at the protestors…