Unlawful Killing: The Assassination of Palestinians in the Occupied Palestinian Territories by the Israeli Occupying Forces
 
Provocation to Kill: The Use of Force as a Response to Provoked Stone-Throwing
This case study examines the events of 24 April 2003, as well as preceding incidents during which the Israeli military utilized lethal force against Palestinian stone-throwers in the village of Qarawa. With several affidavidts given by eye-witnesses, the report provides detailed accounts of the shootings and killings of the Palestinian villagers by the occupying army. The report also includes legal analysis based on international law applicable to a belligerent occupying force, and calls for both Israel and the international community to fulfill their legal obligations.
 
Beaten to Death: Umran Abu Hamdieh
This case study examines the events of 30 December 2002, during which 17-year-old Umran Abu Hamdieh was beaten to death by Israeli Border Police. With accounts given by eye-witnesses, the report outlines the case with respect to international human rights and humanitarian law. The report seeks to confirm that the willful beating and killing of this Palestinian minor is merely part and parcel of routine practices which demonstrate the behaviour of Israeli occupying forces towards the Palestinian people.

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