Amnesty International denounces Israel for unjustified killing of Palestinians

Tehran, October 29, The Iran Project – Amnesty International strongly denounced Israeli regime for the unlawful killing of the Palestinians on Tuesday.

In the statement, the Middle East and North Africa director, Philip Luther has highlighted the Israeli unjustified shooting to murder the Palestinians, stating that Tel-Aviv forces “has ripped up the rulebook”.

“There is mounting evidence that, as tensions have risen dramatically, in some cases Israeli forces appear to have ripped up the rulebook and resorted to extreme and unlawful measures,” the group added in the statement.

In the latest storm by the Israeli forces to the occupied East al-Quds 8 Palestinians including children were detained and held outside in the cold in an Israeli site on early Thursday. A Palestinian right group confirmed the news adding that around 150 children are among the detainees since October.

Meanwhile, Ynet, the Israeli news site, said that a Palestinian was detained and wounded by an Israeli settler in Bethlehem on Wednesday in West Bank, over the allegation of attempt to stab a settler.

The Palestinian reports said besieged Gaza has been once again the scene of clashes between the Israeli military soldiers and Palestinian protesters on Wednesday. According to the Gaza Ministry of Health quoted by Maan News Agency, Israeli forces have injured a Palestinian man along the border fence in central Gaza strip.

Furthermore, as death toll rises in the Palestinian occupied territory, Mahmoud Abbas demanded international protection for the Palestinians living under Israeli violence immediately and urgently. Speaking in the special meeting of the United National Human Rights Council in Geneva, Abbas also noted the extrajudicial killing of Palestinians. “The status of human rights in the occupied Palestinian territory, including East Jerusalem, as a result of the continued Israeli occupation and its practices, is the worst and most critical since year 1948,” he added.

A UN official also voiced concern over the escalation of tension in Palestine territories, calling the situation “dangerous and extreme. “The violence between Palestinians and the Israelis will draw us ever closer to a catastrophe if not stopped immediately,” Zeid Raad Al Hussein, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights said on Wednesday.