Archives for October 2018

More Palestinian Victims of Israeli Violence


I am compelled to write to you once again as unarmed, defenseless Palestinian civilian protesters participating in the “Great March of Return” continue to be brutally killed by Israeli occupation forces for daring to raise their voices to protest the systematic violation of their human rights, to demand an end to Israeli occupation and siege, and to call for freedom and return to their ancestral lands.

Last Friday, 28 September, was the single bloodiest day of the Great March of Return protests since 14 May, when Israeli occupying forces fatally injured more than 60 Palestinians. In this latest onslaught, the occupying forces killed seven Palestinian civilians. Among those killed were two young Palestinian boys, Nasir Azmi Musbeh, age 12, and Mohammed Naif al-Houm, age 14, and Mohammed Ali Mohammed Inshasi, age 18, Iyad Khalil Ahmad al-Shaer, age 18, Mohammed Bassam Mohammed Shakhsa, age 24, Mohammed Ashraf al-Awawdeh, age 25, and Mohammed Walid Haniyeh, age 32. Moreover, on 24 September, yet another protester, Muhammad Fayiz Abu al-Sadiq, age 21, was killed by Israeli occupying forces. Hundreds of other civilians have also been injured as a result of the live fire and other ammunition routinely unleashed by the occupying forces against the civilian population. [Read more…]