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.
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.
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
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.
Following an appeal that pointed to grave negligence in conducting the investigation, the District Attorney ordered the investigation into the shooting reopened
A year after activist Bassem Abu Rahmeh was killed by the IDF, the military prosecution decided not investigate his death.
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.
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
Click here to download the report as a PDF
Israeli military police have arrested a soldier accused of beating up a Palestinian protester in the West Bank.
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