In Peaceful Protest and Not Posing Threat to Soldiers’ Life, Israeli Forces Kill Palestinian Civilian and Wounded 19 Others, including 5 Children, in Nablus


Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, February 7, 2018

On Tuesday, 06 February 2018, in a peaceful protest that did not pose any threat to the soldiers’ life, Israeli forces killed a Palestinian civilian in Nablus and wounded 19 others, including 5 children. Doctors in the city hospitals, where the wounded persons were referred, classified the injuries of 4 of them as serious. The Palestinian Center for Human rights (PCHR) condemns this new crime and holds the Israeli government responsible for the tense atmosphere in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt). PCHR also calls upon the International Community to take its legal and moral responsibility and intervene in order to put an end to the Israeli crimes against Palestinians and provide protection for them. PCHR also recollects the statements published by high officials in the Israeli government following the assassination crime of Ahmed Naser Jarrar in Jenin yesterday as the officials praised this crime, encouraging the Israeli soldiers to commit further crimes to kill Palestinian civilians in disregard for their lives…