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UN Report: Israel Murdered 295 Palestinians, Injured 29,000 in 2018

State-sanctioned violence by Israel continues to devastate the native Palestinian population…

Robert Inlakesh
Al-Masdar News

The United Nations Office for Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) documented the killing of 295 Palestinians, by Israeli forces, as well as the injuring of 29,000 Palestinians in 2018.

According to the new OCHA documentation, of the 295 Palestinians killed this year by Israeli forces, 57 have been children. A total of approximately 7,000 injuries were children.

Incidents of Illegal Settler violence, have increased by 69% since 2017, bringing the total number of violent attacks on Palestinians to 265 in 2018.

The number of injuries caused, as a result of settler violence, was 115. Around 7,900 trees and 540 vehicles sustained damage, as a result of illegal settler rampages.

The OHCA also recorded that Israel confiscated or demolished a total number of 459 buildings in the West Bank and East Jerusalem. As a result of home demolitions and confiscations, 472 Palestinians have been misplaced, including 216 children and 127 women.

Sixty-eight percent of Gaza have been described, by the OHCA, as food insecure in 2018. Approximately 59% of Gaza’s population are also unemployed due to lack of work, this figure climes to 69% amongst the youth.

READ MORE PALESTINE NEWS AT: 21st Century Wire Palestine Files




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