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Israel: Palestinians

Question for Foreign and Commonwealth Office

UIN HL152, tabled on 1 June 2015

To ask Her Majesty’s Government what representations they have made to the government of Israel regarding the 74 Palestinians injured during the week ending 25 May, in particular an eight-year-old shot in the eye with a rubber bullet outside Shu'fat refugee camp.

Answered on

9 June 2015

While our officials in Tel Aviv have not raised these specific cases with the Israeli authorities, we do, however, raise our concerns with them about the manner in which the Israel Defence Forces police non-violent protests, including the use of lethal and non-lethal ammunition.