Extrajudicial Executions

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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Israeli military and civilian justice systems routinely turn blind eye to killings of Palestinians by soldiers and police officers.
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.
Israeli Border Police officers shot Mustafa Khatib in back multiple times as he fled scene, in apparent violation of police open-fire regulations.
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.
Mohammad Abu Khalaf was lying on his stomach when police shot him multiple times; 'Police Investigative Division essentially gives green light to police violence'
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.
Adalah & Addameer: "Uncovering the truth is a critical component to the rights of the deceased and his family to human dignity."
Preventing an autopsy reinforces strong suspicions that the police tampered with the evidence and impeded the process of investigation.
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...