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Israel: Palestinians

Question for Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office

UIN HL5267, tabled on 10 January 2022

To ask Her Majesty's Government what assessment they have made of recent reports that the Israeli military has revised its open-fire policies for the West Bank.

Answered on

24 January 2022

Our Embassy in Tel Aviv raises cases of alleged excessive use of force with the Israeli Defence Forces directly. We raise the issue of the high numbers of Palestinians killed and injured by Israeli Defence Forces in the West Bank and Gaza with the Israeli authorities, encouraging them to carry out swift, transparent and thorough investigations.