Shooting unarmed Palestinian protestors is a heinous crime

By MAHMOUD EL-YOUSSEPH

Dear editor,

The use of a live fire by Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) to disperse peaceful Palestinian demonstrators is a heinous crime. Over the last 9 days, the IDF have murdered 31 and injured another 2,850 in Gaza according to Palestinian Health Ministry. 

This took place on the 30th of March when around 30,000 men, women, children, and unarmed Palestinian protesters marched near the Israeli border as part of the “March of Return,” demanding justice and the right of return for Palestinian refugees and their descendants to their homes. Protesters were faced with life ammunition, rubber bullets, and tear gas canisters dropped from drone aircraft and tanks. Read More