.Israel’s IDF Sets New Annual Record for Killing Children in Palestine
Despite the IDF’s killing of over 160 and the wounding of 17,000 unarmed Palestinian protesters, and despite the great international outcry this has caused, the Israeli Supreme Court has ruled that the IDF’s rules of engagement are in line with “international parameters.”
GAZA CITY, PALESTINE — The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) have killed at least 35 Palestinian children, around 30 in Gaza and five in the occupied West Bank, making 2018 a record-breaking year for child fatalities in Palestine with nearly four months still to go. The NGO Defense for Children International Palestine (DCIP) determined the total number of casualties in a report published Monday.
Since the latest casualty figures were released, Israeli airstrikes in Gaza
killed an 18-month-old along with her mother who was nine months pregnant, meaning casualty figures are only continuing to…