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Following exposure by B'Tselem, Military Police investigate shooting of bound Palestinian

Yesterday (20 July), B'Tselem published footage it received of a soldier firing a rubber-coated steel bullet, from extremely short range, at a Palestinian detainee who was cuffed and blin...
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Report: Void of Responsibility, 2010

Israeli military policy not to investigate killings of Palestinians by soldiers The report examines the policy in force from the outset of the second intifada: with rare exceptions, Isra...
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No-go zones along the perimeter fence in the Gaza Strip

The Gaza Strip is narrow, elongated, and densely populated. One of the main agricultural areas in the Gaza Strip runs along the eastern border with Israel, adjacent to the perimeter fence...
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Military Police to investigate firing of rubber-coated steel bullet at unarmed demonstrator in Bil'in

Update: On 1 Jan. 2012 the MAG Corps informed B'Tselem that the case would be closed with no indictment. On 3 March 2013 B'Tselem appealed the Corps’ decision. Following a letter from ...
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Firing at workers near the Gaza Strip border

Update: On 14 October 2012, B'Tselem was notified by telephone that a Military Police Investigation Unit inquiry has been opened to clarify the allegations in one of the incidents. Ove...
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Rasmi al-Khatib, 2006

Rasmi al-Khatib was 13 years old in October 2001, when he was playing soccer with friends. A soldier fired at the children and a bullet struck him. Since then, Rasmi's left arm has been p...
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State Attorney’s Office to police: Forbidden to fire tear-gas canisters directly at demonstrators

According to media reports, the State Attorney's Office has ordered the Police to review its guidelines for dispersing demonstrators. The order comes in the wake of the death of Bassem Ab...
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Lethal Ambiguity: Israeli Soldiers Talk about the Rules of Engagement, 2006

" The bottom line is that the orders are unclear. They are confusing. And when orders are unclear, people die ."
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Settler shoots at Palestinian demonstrators with soldiers present, 2010

Residents of the village of ‘Asira al-Qibliya in Nablus District held a joint demonstration with Israeli activists from Combatants for Peace and Rabbis for Human Rights, protesting takeov...
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Youth shot this morning by Israeli security forces on Gaza border dies

Update: On 1 January 2012, the office of the military advocate for operational matters notified B’Tselem that it had instructed the military police to investigate the allegations. On 13 ...