Tag Archives: Palestine

U.N. : Israel should face justice for unlawful Gaza protest killings

Stephanie Nebehay, Dan Williams GENEVA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) – Israeli security forces may have committed war crimes and crimes against humanity in killing 189 Palestinians and wounding more than 6,100 at weekly protests in Gaza last year, United Nations investigators said on Thursday. The independent panel said it had confidential information about those it believes to be responsible for the unlawful killings, …

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Extremist settlers assault farmers east of Qalqilya

A horde of extremist Jewish settlers on Friday afternoon assaulted Palestinian farmers in Fara’ata village, east of Qalqilya. Local sources told a reporter for the Palestinian Information Center (PIC) that a group of settlers escorted by soldiers brutalized farmers living in the eastern area of the village and threatened to attack them if they come again to their agricultural lands. …

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