Tent encampment for displaced persons in the Gaza Strip. Photo taken from B'Tselem's video project.
Investigate officers for policy of routine use of violence
B'Tselem and ACRI demand that a Military Police investigation be opened, following the publication of testimonies by the Kfir Brigade commander and the Shimshon Battalion commander, which indicate a policy of deliberate violence toward Palestinians.
Palestinians displaced by Operation Cast Lead living in tents
According to the UN, Israel destroyed 3,500 homes in Operation Cast Lead. Some of the displaced persons now live in tents, in harsh conditions. Participants in B'Tselem's video project documented life in one encampment.
Testimonies: Settlers assault elderly farmers
According to testimonies given to B'Tselem by Muhammad and 'Abdallah Wahadin, on 26 April, settlers assaulted them with stones while they were on their way home from their farmland, in Hebron District.
Army denies results of use of phosphorous
B'Tselem demands that the army stop all use of white phosphorous in Gaza, and that its use in Operation Cast Lead be thoroughly investigated. The conclusions of a recent army inquiry into the matter are completely divorced from the effects suffered in the field.
Testimony: Settlers throw stones with soldiers present
According to a testimony given to B'Tselem, on 3 April, soldiers allowed dozens of settlers to throw stones at homes and cars in the Wadi a-Nasara neighborhood of Hebron, and threatened Palestinians who protested.