U.S. acknowledges Israel's unlawful killings, excessive force, torture, discrimination against Palestinians
Summary of lengthy U.S. State Department report detailing human rights violations in Israel & occupied territories
A new report by the U.S. State Department thoroughly details how the Israeli government discriminates against Palestinians in almost every aspect of society.
The U.S. also confirms that Israeli government forces are responsible for unlawful killings and the use of excessive force and torture against Palestinians.
In 2015, Israeli forces killed 149 Palestinians, roughly half (72) of whom were not attempting to attack Israelis.Some of those killed or injured were children.
The Israel Defense Forces, or IDF, often attacked medical teams and facilities and denied medical evacuations, the report notes.
It also cites human rights organization that "found overwhelming and repeated evidence that Israeli forces committed grave violations against children amounting to war crimes," including "direct targeting of children by Israeli drone-fired missiles and attacks on schools."
If CBC did not publish this report in full, it is proof positive that its number one mission is to protect Israel, and misinform Canadians on Palestine.