Extrajudicial Executions

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2017-10-03
Adalah: Israeli police killing of 13 Palestinian protesters in 2000 was motivated by racism; in 2017, Justice Ministry PID continues to whitewash investigations of police killings of Arab citizens.
2017-08-23
Cop conducted "additional neutralization" even once Mohammad Abu Khalaf no longer posed danger to officers; Adalah appeals Israeli Justice Ministry's decision to close probe of the killing.
2017-08-21
Adalah appeals Police Investigations Department decision to close probe into killing of 16-year-old Mu’taz Ewisat; PID failed to undertake most basic of investigative steps.
2017-05-10
Demonstration by police at community relations event for 5th grade Israeli pupils contradicts the law, which only allows such force in situations of threats to life.
Examination of extra-judicial executions of Palestinians by Israeli forces in the fall 2015-winter 2016 and failure of Israeli authorities to investigate these events.
2017-02-23
18-month sentence for soldier's killing of Palestinian was rare outcome; in overwhelming majority of cases, and contrary to int'l law, investigations are closed, often without justification.
2017-02-21
Elor Azaria convicted of manslaughter in killing of Palestinian; Adalah General Director Hassan Jabareen: Case exceptional in its conviction but unexceptional in its minimal sentence.
2017-01-19
Adalah seeks criminal investigation into shooting that lead to death of 50-year-old math teacher Ya'akub Musa Abu Al-Qi'an; police in Umm al-Hiran violated open-fire regulations, blocked medical care.
2017-01-04
Israeli military and civilian justice systems routinely turn blind eye to killings of Palestinians by soldiers and police officers.
2016-12-06
2016's top five human rights concerns: forced displacement, discriminatory laws, 'shoot to kill' policy, education and employment gaps, shrinking civil society space.
The Israeli government announced a relaxation in the police’s detailed ‘rules of engagement’, leading to a dramatic increase in many instances of what appear to be extra-judicial executions.
2016-08-16
Israeli Border Police officers shot Mustafa Khatib in back multiple times as he fled scene, in apparent violation of police open-fire regulations.
2016-08-08
Officer shot and killed Ahmed Abu Shaaban in Jerusalem on 15 October 2015 after he was lying on the ground, neutralized, and no longer posed threat.
2016-08-02
Mohammad Abu Khalaf was lying on his stomach when police shot him multiple times; 'Police Investigative Division essentially gives green light to police violence'
2016-08-01
Since October 2015, Israel has refused to return bodies of 13 Palestinians killed by Israeli soldiers, police, and settlers during what human rights groups have identified as extrajudicial killings.
2016-03-22
Adalah & Addameer: "Uncovering the truth is a critical component to the rights of the deceased and his family to human dignity."
2016-03-17
Preventing an autopsy reinforces strong suspicions that the police tampered with the evidence and impeded the process of investigation.
2016-03-01
Addameer and Adalah view the continued withholding of the bodies of nine deceased Palestinians, the longest of which has been held by Israel for over four months, as a severe violation of...