High-Velocity Tear-Gas Projectiles

Nabi Saleh Demostrator Sufferes Fractured Skull After Being Hit in the Head with Rubber-Coated Bullet

Two demonstrators hit with rubber-coated bullets, one in the head and two popular committee organizers pepper-sprayed in the face during the weekly demonstrations in Nabi Saleh. Demonstrator hit in the head with rubber bullet suffered condensed fracture requiring surgery.

Youth to Undergo an Operation after Being Struck by a High Velocity Tear-Gas Projectile During Nabi Saleh Demonstration

The army laid siege on the village and resumed using High Velocity Tear-Gas projectiles against demonstrators in Nabi Saleh, causing serious injury. The projectiles have already critically injured American demonstrator Tristan Anderson in Ni'ilin (March 2009) and the death of Bassem Abu Rahmah in Bil'in (April 2009). In total, 11 were injured as a result of the military's brutal assault on the village.

Army Lays Siege to Forestall Nabi Saleh Demonstration

Soldiers closed all roads leading to and from Nabi Saleh and negligently used dangerous high-velocity tear-gas projectiles that have already caused the death of a demonstrator in the past.

Army to investigate killing of Bassem Abu Rahmah

Three videos prove the canister was fired directly at Bassem Abu-Rahmeh, but the army ordered the investigation only after threat of High Court petition

Israel to probe killing of West Bank activist: rights group

JERUSALEM — Israel's military has launched an investigation into the killing of a Palestinian activist during a West Bank protest more than a year ago, the Israeli rights group B'Tselem said on Monday.

Israel to Reinvestigate the Shooting of US Activist Tristan Anderson

Following an appeal that pointed to grave negligence in conducting the investigation, the District Attorney ordered the investigation into the shooting reopened

IDF won't investigate death of Bil'in activist from tear gas grenade

Published by:

Chaim Levinson, Haaretz

Apr 01, 2010

A year after activist Bassem Abu Rahmeh was killed by the IDF, the military prosecution decided not investigate his death.

The Shooting of Tristan Anderson

Tristan Anderson was struck in the head by a high velocity tear-gas projectile shot directly at him by Israeli Border Police officers during a demonstration in the village of Ni'ilin on March 13th, 2009. Anderson was critically injured and suffered irreversable brain damage.

The police opened an investigation into his shooting, but decided to close the case with out filing an indictment.The decision to close the case was taken by the Israeli Advocate General despite the fact that the investigating team had not even bothered to visit the scene of the shooting.

Under Repression

Report on Israeli violations of the civil and political rights of members the popular struggle movement in the Occupied Palestinian Territory.

Policy Paper. September 2010

Executive Summery
The popular struggle against the Occupation
The civil and Political rights of the protesters
Key findings

Click here to download the report as a PDF


Israel Arrests Soldier Over Beaten Protester

Israeli military police have arrested a soldier accused of beating up a Palestinian protester in the West Bank.