UN accuses Israel of ‘excessive force’ in fighting terror
UN also claims Israel guilty of ‘summary executions’ for shooting terrorists who attack security forces, civilians.
Israeli security forces have used “excessive force” and “may have carried out summary executions against Palestinians,” UN experts claimed Monday, blaming the terror war against Israelis and Jews on the victims.
“Cases of excessive use of force by Israeli forces against Palestinians, including some which appear to amount to summary executions, continue to be reported,” said the UN Special Rapporteur on the human rights situation in the Palestinian Territories, Makarim Wibisono, and the expert on summary executions, Christof Heyns.
They called for an “end to the violence by all and strict compliance with international law,” AFP reports.
“We urge the authorities to carry out independent, thorough, prompt and impartial investigations into all suspected cases of extra-judicial, arbitrary and summary executions, and to provide compensation to the victims or their families,” the UN experts said.
The UN condemnation follows damning
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