Mohammad Mahmoud Kiwan

May 19, 2021: Mohammad Mahmoud Kiwan, 17, died from serious wounds he suffered when Israeli police officers shot him on May 12th, in the Palestinian town of Umm al-Fahm in northern Israel.

Mohammad participated in a peaceful protest with other Palestinian youths against the Israeli evictions of many families from their homes in Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood, in occupied Jerusalem.

During the protest Mohammad was shot with a live round in the head by police, his family reported.

The family added that Mohammad was admitted to Rambam hospital in Haifa city and remained in a coma until his health deteriorated last night, the teen was pronounced dead by doctors on Wednesday morning. Source: IMEMC