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State won’t prosecute officer responsible for shooting of Firas Qasqas

Firas Qasqas, an unarmed Palestinian civilian, was killed on 2 February 2007 by soldiers' gunfire, in Ramallah District. On 18 August 2011, in response to a petition filed by B'Tselem, the State Attor
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No closure in killing of 21 Gaza family members

An op-ed by Jessica Montell, first published in the Jerusalem Post On 4 January 2009, at the start of the ground phase of operation Cast Lead, about 100 members of the extended a-Samuni family were hu
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5 Jan. '12: December bombings of ammunition storages in middle of Gazan civilian area kill and injure civilians

A little after 2:00 A.M. on 9 December 2011, Israeli aircraft fired two missiles at a compound of Hamas’s military wing, the ‘Az-a-Din al-Qassam Brigades, northwest of Gaza City. Another missile, whic
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23 Jan. '12: B'Tselem to military: Investigate firing of .22-caliber bullets at stone throwers

On 5 Jan. '12, B'Tselem wrote to the military advocate general, Brig. Gen. Danny Efroni, and to the commander of the Judea and Samaria Division, Brig. Gen. Hagai Mordechai, demanding an investigation
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Background on the demonstrations in Ni’lin

The village of Ni’lin, located entirely within Area C, is approximately three kilometers from the Green Line. The 5,000-inhabitant village has held weekly demonstrations since mid-2008 to protest the
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Not only in Iran: Israeli troops fire live ammunition during protests against Trump’s declaration, killing 10 Palestinians and injuring hundreds

In December 2017, Israeli soldiers shot and killed eight unarmed Palestinian demonstrators, none of whom posed mortal danger, who were participating in protests near the Gaza perimeter fence: On 8 Dec