This video shows Israeli occupation forces celebrating after a sniper shoots and injures a Palestinian protesting the theft of land by settlers in the central occupied West Bank on 27 November.Israeli soldiers cheer after protester shot | The Electronic Intifada
Six Palestinians killed, including two children
Since the protests began on March 30, Israeli forces have killed at least 180 Palestinians in the besieged coastal enclave and wounded more than 18,000 people, according to health officials in Gaza.Latest updates: Friday, September 28Six Palestinians killed, including two children
Israeli forces killed a Palestinian protester and injured hundreds more during the seventh consecutive Friday of the Great March of Return demonstrations along Gaza’s eastern perimeter.
Jaber Salem Abu Mustafa, 38, died after he was shot in the chest east of Khan Younis. Forty-one Palestinians have been fatally injured during the protests that were launched on 30 March.
During that same period, Israeli forces killed 13 additional Palestinians in Gaza who were not participating in the protests when they were fatally wounded.
Nearly 200 people were injured by live fire on Friday. Ten persons were said to be critically wounded.
Three medics and six journalists were also reported injured.
Reporter Motasem Ahmed Dalloul was hit by live fire to the stomach, the Committee to Protect Journalists
Over the past month, Israel has slaughtered almost 50 unarmed Palestinians protesting the theft of their land and the oppression under which they live. Jakob Reimann explains.
Thirty-five Palestinians, including four children, have been killed during the protests that are set to culminate around the 15 May commemoration of the Nakba – the ethnic cleansing of the lands on which the state of Israel was declared in 1948.
“These horrific casualty figures – the 35 Palestinians killed and 1,500 injured by live ammunition – are the predictable outcome of the manifestly illegal rules of engagement implemented during the demonstrations, of ordering soldiers to use lethal gunfire against unarmed demonstrators who pose no mortal danger,” B’Tselem director Hagai El-Ad stated in a letter to UN Secretary-General António Guterres.
“Like so many other Palestinians in Gaza, it is highly likely that they never had a chance to leave the small patch of land – roughly half the size of New York City – which is the Gaza Strip,” El-Ad added.
“They lived their lives without any political rights, devoid of any hope for a reasonable future, totally subject to the decisions and policies of the Israeli government.”
El-Ad pointed to Israel’s political leadership, in particular Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman and the army chief of staff, for “responsibility for these fatal outcomes.”
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