Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, May 10, 2019
On Friday, 10 May 2019, in excessive use of force against peaceful protesters on the 58th Friday of the Great March of Return and Breaking the Siege, Israeli forces killed a Palestinian civilian and wounded 45 civilians, including 9 children, 2 women, 1 paramedic, and 1 journalist, in the eastern Gaza Strip.
According to observations by PCHR’s fieldworkers, the Israeli forces who stationed in prone positions and in military jeeps along the fence with Israel continued to use excessive force against the protesters by firing bullets and tear gas canisters at them. As a result, dozens of the protesters were hit with bullets and teargas canisters without posing any imminent threat or danger to the life of soldiers.
On Friday, 10 May 2019, the incidents were as follows…