Ezzeddin Abdul-Hafith Tamimi

June 6, 2018: Ezzeddin Abdul-Hafith Tamimi, 21, was shot by Israeli soldiers in Nabi Saleh village with three live rounds from very close range in an extrajudicial assassination. The soldiers then prevented Palestinian medics from approaching Ezzeddin as he lay, critically injured, on the ground.

According to eyewitnesses, Palestinian medics tried to provide aid to the seriously wounded man, but the soldiers assaulted them, and threatened to shoot them. Ezzeddin then succumbed to his injuries.

When Ezzeddin’s mother was informed that he was killed, she rushed to see him, but the soldiers sprayed her face with pepper-spray and forced her away.

Ezzeddin worked as a car mechanic, but was listed as ‘wanted’ by the Israeli military eighteen months ago. The soldiers have made numerous attempts over the past eighteen months to intercept the young man, including invading his home and shooting him.

The Israeli army also abducted his brother to pressure him into turning himself in to the army.

A few weeks before assassinating Ezzeddin, the army called one of his brothers, and told him that “Ezzeddin will face the same fate of Ahmad Nasr Jarrar, (who was killed by the soldiers on February 06, 2018), if he does not surrender.”

Eyewitnesses said the soldiers assassinated the Palestinian, directly and repeatedly firing at him, in addition to attacking dozens of other Palestinians in the town.

The soldiers also shot another Palestinian with a live round and caused many others to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, during protests that took place after the soldiers killed Ezzeddin.

After the soldiers killed Ezzeddin, they invaded many homes, including his home, and occupied their rooftops.

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Ezzeddin was from Nabi Saleh, in the central part of the West Bank. Source: IMEMC

Rami Wahid Hasan Sabarna

June 2, 2018: Rami Wahid Hasan Sabarna, 36, was shot and killed by Israeli soldiers in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, while he and other workers were conducting work for the Hebron City Council to rehabilitate and expand a road near the Ibrahimi Mosque.

The Health Ministry in Hebron said the soldiers fatally shot Rami in Jaber neighborhood in the Old City, near the military roadblock leading to the Ibrahimi Mosque.

The Ministry added that the soldiers also stopped a Palestinian ambulance at the scene, and prevented the medics from approaching the Palestinian, before he bled to death.

An Israeli ambulance later arrived, and its medics placed Rami’s body in a black bag and took it away.

The army claimed that the Palestinian worker “attempted to ram the soldiers with his vehicle, before they shot him,” an allegation which was denied by eyewitnesses, who said the young man was just working, and did not attempt to attack the soldiers, or harm them in any way.

Aref Jaber, a local nonviolent activist against the Annexation Wall and Colonies, who lives near the area where the army killed the worker, said Sabarna was driving a small and loud bulldozer, and added that the worker passed by some soldiers who then started shouting at him an ordering him to stop.

“He did not pose any threat to them, he passed by them and could not hear their shouts and orders,” Aref said, “Then, they just opened fire at him and his bulldozer, seriously wounded him, before removing him from his vehicle and leaving him to bleed on the ground. When Red Crescent medics arrived, the soldiers prevented them from providing Sabarna with the urgently needed treatment, and he bled to death, before the soldiers placed his corpse in a black plastic bag and took him away.”

The soldiers also removed media outlets from the area, and prevented the journalists from performing their duties.

Rami’s death follows the killing of a young Palestinian woman the day before, a volunteer medic identified as Razan Ashraf Najjar, 22. On the same day, Israeli forces injured 100 Palestinians, including 40 with live fire, in the Gaza Strip.

Rami was from Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank. Source: IMEMC

Ronen Lubarsky

May 26, 2018: Ronen Lubarsky, 20, was an Israeli soldier who was severely injured Thursday morning while invading a Palestinian refugee camp, when Palestinians dropped a stone slab on his head from the roof of a third-story building. On Saturday, Ronen died of his wounds.

The incident took place at the al-Am’ari refugee camp near Ramallah, in the central part of the West Bank.

After his death, Israeli authorities quickly mobilized to put together a patriotic funeral that same evening. Hundreds of people attended, including Ronen’s brother, who gave a eulogy in which he said, “Wild animals were waiting for you on the rooftops. I pray to God that our leaders, who I love, will do something about it.” By ‘wild animals’, he was referring to Palestinians.

The funeral was a military service, which took place on Mount Herzl in Jerusalem on Saturday night.

Ronen was a member of the ‘Duvdevan unit’ of the Israeli army, known for its extrajudicial assassinations of Palestinian suspects.

The head of the unit praised Ronen during the service, saying that he had “participated in a great number of operations to capture terrorists”

After the stone slab fell on Ronen Thursday morning, he was rushed to the hospital, where he remained in critical condition until his death on Saturday.

The refugee camp that he was invading, along with other members of his unit, was put under a 24-hour curfew in the days following his injury, with no one allowed to leave or enter. But Israeli soldiers have until now been unable to identify or apprehend the suspects who, they claim, pushed the stone slab off the roof onto Ronen.

Ronen was from Israel. Source: IMEMC

Akram Odai Abu Khalil

May 23, 2018: Akram Odai Abu Khalil, 15, died of wounds sustained The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported, on Wednesday evening, that a child died from serious wounds he suffered, eight days earlier, after Israeli soldiers shot him at the northern entrance of al-Biereh city, in central West Bank.

The Ministry said the child was shot with a live round in his abdomen, and was rushed to Palestine Medical Complex, in Ramallah, before he was moved to the Najah Hospital, in the northern West Bank city of Nablus.

The child remained in a coma, in a very serious condition, until he succumbed to his wounds.

The Ministry stated that his death brings the number of Palestinians, killed by Israeli army fire since the beginning of the Great Return March on Palestinian Land Day, on March 30, 2018, to 118 including 14 children.

Akram was critically injured while participating in a protest against the U.S. moving its Embassy to Jerusalem on Monday May 14th, 2018. The protest also focused on commemorating  the 70th anniversary of the Nakba (Catastrophe), when hundreds of thousands of Palestinians were displaced from their homes for the creation of the state of Israel – creating the largest refugee population on earth, many of whom remain in exile generations later.

While Akram and thousands of others protested in the West Bank, thousands more Palestinians were simultaneously protesting in the Gaza Strip, where they were mowed down with live ammunition from Israeli forces. The Palestinian Health Ministry confirmed that Israeli soldiers killed 60 Palestinians on Monday, May 14th, 2018, including an eight month old baby, 6 children and four officers of the Ministry of Interior and National Security, in the Gaza Strip, and injured more than 2700.

Akram was from Ein Sinya village, north of Ramallah. Source: IMEMC

Hani Fayez al-’Adarba

Hani AdarbaMay 11, 2018: Hani Fayez al-’Adarba, 23, died of wounds sustained two days earlier when he was intentionally hit by an Israeli colonial settler vehicle.

Palestinian medical sources in Hebron, in the southern part of the occupied West Bank, reported that the young man died from serious wounds he suffered on May 9th, after being rammed by an Israeli colonial settler’s bus.

The sources said that Hani was struck by the speeding Israeli bus on settlement road #35, which links to Tarqoumia terminal and road #60, near Halhoul, north of Hebron city.

Despite eyewitness accounts that the vehicle intentionally struck Hani, Israeli police decided not to investigate the incident as a potential terror attack.

Hani suffered various serious fractures and internal injuries, and was moved to an Israeli hospital where he died from his wounds two days later.

On the same day that Hani died, the Israeli army shot and killed one Palestinian, identified as Jaber Salem Abu Mustafa, 40, and injured 167, including seven who suffered very serious wounds, in several parts of the Gaza Strip during protests marking the “Great March of Return”.

Hani was from Hebron city, in the southern part of the West Bank. Source: IMEMC

Netanel Kahalani

March 16, 2018: Netanel Kahalani, 20, was killed when an automobile collided with him and another soldier who were standing at a military roadblock in Barta’a village in the northern part of the occupied West Bank.

In addition to Sergeant Kahalani, Lieutenant Ziv Daus, 21 was also killed in the collision.

Israeli Ynet News said Daus was a company commander of army’s “search and rescue” brigade, while Kahalani was a driver in the Menashe Brigade.

The soldiers were killed near Barta’a military roadblock, close to Jenin in northern West Bank, when a Palestinian driver, identified as Ala’ Rateb Qabha, 26, crashed into the roadblock.

Ala’ suffered light-to-moderate wounds, in addition to wounding two other soldiers.

The Israeli army claimed that the fatal incident was a deliberate attack targeting the soldiers at the military roadblock, and raided the family home of the Palestinian driver, before violently searching the property and interrogating the family.

But the family of Ala’ denied that claim, saying that the young man was not politically involved in any way, and the collision was a car accident, not an attack.

The day after the fatal vehicular collision, the army announced it plans to recommend that the Israeli government split the village of Barta’a in two, and determined a series of collective punishment measures, including constant invasions, and isolating the village.

Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, and several members of his cabinet, vowed to demolish the home of the Palestinian driver, while the Israeli Internal Security claimed that “all indications, and the interrogation of the driver, points towards a nationally motivated attack,” a term used to refer to incidents directly related to the ongoing Israeli military occupation of Palestine.

Israel’s illegal policies of collective punishment, including demolishing the homes of Palestinians accused of killing Israelis, or wounding them, and even those accused of carrying out attacks, such as shootings and hurling Molotov cocktails at the military or colonialist settlers, has been widely implemented since Israel occupied the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, in 1967.

The Israeli Committee against House Demolitions (ICAHD) has reported that Israeli demolished 351 homes and structures, and displaced 528 Palestinians in the year 2017, and added that the number of demolished structures in the occupied West Bank since 1967 is 78,743.

Netanel was from Elyakim Moshav, in the Megiddo Regional Council, in the northern part of Israel. Source: IMEMC

Ziv Daus

ZivMarch 16, 2018: Ziv Daus, 21, was killed when an automobile collided with him and another soldier who were standing at a military roadblock in Barta’a village in the northern part of the occupied West Bank.

In addition to Lieutenant Daus, Sergeant Netanel Kahalani, 20, was also killed in the collision.

Israeli Ynet News said Daus was a company commander of army’s “search and rescue” brigade, while Kahalani was a driver in the Menashe Brigade.

The soldiers were killed near Barta’a military roadblock, close to Jenin in northern West Bank, when a Palestinian driver, identified as Ala’ Rateb Qabha, 26, crashed into the roadblock.

Ala’ suffered light-to-moderate wounds, in addition to wounding two other soldiers.

The Israeli army claimed that the fatal incident was a deliberate attack targeting the soldiers at the military roadblock, and raided the family home of the Palestinian driver, before violently searching the property and interrogating the family.

But the family of Ala’ denied that claim, saying that the young man was not politically involved in any way, and the collision was a car accident, not an attack.

The day after the fatal vehicular collision, the army announced it plans to recommend that the Israeli government split the village of Barta’a in two, and determined a series of collective punishment measures, including constant invasions, and isolating the village.

Israeli Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, and several members of his cabinet, vowed to demolish the home of the Palestinian driver, while the Israeli Internal Security claimed that “all indications, and the interrogation of the driver, points towards a nationally motivated attack,” a term used to refer to incidents directly related to the ongoing Israeli military occupation of Palestine.

Israel’s illegal policies of collective punishment, including demolishing the homes of Palestinians accused of killing Israelis, or wounding them, and even those accused of carrying out attacks, such as shootings and hurling Molotov cocktails at the military or colonialist settlers, has been widely implemented since Israel occupied the West Bank, including East Jerusalem, in 1967.

The Israeli Committee against House Demolitions (ICAHD) has reported that Israeli demolished 351 homes and structures, and displaced 528 Palestinians in the year 2017, and added that the number of demolished structures in the occupied West Bank since 1967 is 78,743.

Ziv was from Azur town near Tel Aviv. Source: IMEMC

Ameer Omar Shehada

March 10, 2018: Ameer Omar Shehada, 22, was shot in the chest and killed by Israeli forces in the eastern area of ‘Orif village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus.

Medical sources at Rafidia Hospital in Nablus said that Ameer was rushed to surgery after suffering a gunshot injury in his chest, but died from his serious wounds.

The fatal shooting took place after a group of extremist Israeli colonizers invaded the Palestinian village, where they clashed with local youth.

Shortly afterwards, dozens of soldiers invaded the town to secure the withdrawal of the Israeli colonizers, and started firing live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets, gas bombs and concussion grenades at the Palestinians, while many of them hurled stones at the soldiers.

One child, 14 years of age, was shot with a live round in his thigh, while many Palestinians suffered the effects of teargas inhalation.

On the same evening, dozens of Palestinians suffered the effects of teargas inhalation, in Azzoun town, east of the northern West Bank city of Qalqilia, after several Israeli army jeeps invaded the city.

On Friday evening, the soldiers killed a young Palestinian man, identified as Mohammad Zeid al-Ja’bari, 24, after shooting him with a live round in his chest.

Mohammad, who was deaf and could not speak, was shot in the Bab az-Zawiya area, in the center of Hebron city, in the southern part of the West Bank.

Ameer was from ‘Orif village, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus. Source: IMEMC.

Mohammad Zein al-Ja’bari

Mohammad Zein al-Ja’bariMarch 9th, 2018: Mohammad Zein al-Ja’bari, 24, who is deaf and mute, was shot and killed by Israeli forces in the southern West Bank city of Hebron.

The young man could not speak or hear, and so did not respond to Israeli soldiers’ commands as they invaded the city.

The young man suffered very serious wounds and was rushed to a local hospital, but died from his wounds despite all efforts to save his life.

Mohammad was shot when the soldiers engaged in an excessive use of force against Palestinian protesters, firing live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets and gas bombs.

He was in an area far from where the protest was taking place, but was struck with a live round after the army fired many bullets at the protesters.

The Israeli army claimed that the soldiers shot the Palestinian while he was allegedly “throwing a Molotov cocktail at them,” and added that it is “investigating the incident.”

It is worth noting that Israeli forces have been proven to, in virtually every occasion, claim that a Palestinian that they have killed was attacking them. Even though most of these claims are later proven false, they are reported in the media in the immediate aftermath of a killing and never retracted.

Hours after his death, hundreds of Palestinians marched in his funeral procession following prayers at a local mosque, in Ein Sara Street, in Hebron.

Mohammad was from Hebron, in the southern part of the West Bank. Source: IMEMC

Yassin Omar Saradeeh

Yassin Omar Saradeeh
Yassin Omar Saradeeh

February 22, 2018: Yassin Omar Saradeeh, 33,was killed by Israeli soldiers who shot him, then beat him repeatedly while he was lying on the ground.

According to witnesses, Yassin heard a commotion at his uncle Khamis Hattab’s house, and rushed to see what was going on. The soldiers ambushed and shot him, then beat him up, including hitting him with their rifles.

The Israeli army abducted the severely wounded Palestinian, and several hours later, said that he died from his wounds.

Ismael al-Masri, Yassin’s brother-in-law, said that a group of soldiers jumped at Yassin, and started beating him up on various parts of his body, including his stomach and back, and dragged him away.

The head of the Palestinian Prisoner’s Society in Jericho, Eid Barahma, said the soldiers informed the Yassin’s family about his death on Thursday at dawn, and added that the young man was brutally beaten by the soldiers, before he was dragged into a military vehicle.

Palestinian Minister of Detainees Issa Qaraqe said Yassin was assaulted the moment he was shot and captured by the soldiers, who continued to beat him up despite his wounds.

It is worth mentioning that a surveillance video of the attack shows a muzzle flash the moment the soldiers jumped at the young man, just as they began to beat him.

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) called for an immediate and impartial investigation into the circumstances of his death, expressing concerns that the Israeli forces might have tortured and beaten him while in custody, leading to his death.

According to PCHR’s investigations and eyewitnesses’ accounts, at approximately 04:30 on Thursday, 22 February 2018, Israeli forces moved into Jericho. They raided and searched a house belonging to Khamis Hattab in the center of the city after breaking down the main house door in addition to damaging some of the house contents. His nephew, Yassin ‘Omer al-Saradih (33) headed to the house to figure out what was going on. However, immediately, a number of Israeli soldiers severely beat him up throughout his body and then fired a tear gas canister on the spot. They then pulled him on the ground to a military vehicle and later to an unknown destination.

At approximately 09:30 on the same day, the family received a phone call from the Palestinian Military Liaison telling then that the Israeli Liaison informed them of the death of their son, which the army claimed was due to gas inhalation and seizures. A video captured by a surveillance camera showed 6 Israeli soldiers attacking Yassin and brutally beating him up using their riffles’ butts and feet.

His family said to PCHR’s fieldworker that their son had not suffered from any health issues before his abduction. It should be mentioned that the Israeli authorities held the corpse and have not so far handed it back to the family or the Palestinian authorities.

PCHR noted in their report that Palestinian civilians who are abducted by the Israeli military are frequently subjected to severe beating, physical and psychological torture, and inhuman and degrading treatment.

Forensic pathologist Dr. Rayan al-Ali, who participated in the autopsy of Yassin, said that the Palestinian man was killed by a bullet in his abdomen, which was fired at point-blank range.
The bullet, which struck Yassin, cause massive internal bleeding, and severed the left common iliac artery, then exiting through his back.

The autopsy also revealed multiple fractures in the pelvis, in addition to various cuts and bruises indicative of having been beaten.

Dr. al-Ali was chosen by the Palestinian Detainees Committee and the Justice Ministry to participate in the autopsy, which is carried out in conjunction with Israeli authorities.

The head of the Detainees Committee, Issa Qar’aqe’, said that Israel still hasn’t announced when they will transfer his body back to his family.

Qar’aqe’ said that, “Yassin was shot at point-blank range and was repeatedly beaten by the soldiers. The attack was caught on surveillance tape.” He also said that, “The autopsy reports void the Israeli suggestion that he was killed by seizures resulting from tear gas.”

Qar’aqe’ called for the prosecution of Israeli authorities at the International Criminal Court in the Hague, especially since Israeli policy has been to execute Palestinians, instead of arresting them. He added that the army could have easily arrested Yassin, but chose to shoot and beat him instead.

Yassin was from Jericho, in the eastern part of the West Bank. Source: IMEMC.