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Military steps up use of live 0.22 inch bullets against Palestinian stone-throwers


West Bank military commander recently confirmed shift to use of live fire instead of crowd control weapons

Recent months have seen a dramatic rise in Israeli security forces’ use of live 0.22 inch caliber bullets (Ruger rifle bullets, also known by the nickname Two-Two) in clashes with Palestinians in the West Bank. 258 more words

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Facing expulsion

B’Tselem-Day in and day out, the Palestinian residents of Khirbet Susiya see the solid, well-built permanent housing of the settlement of Susiya, established in 1983. Although there has been a Palestinian village in the area since the nineteenth century, the Israeli military displaced the residents from the original site of the village, declaring it an archeological site, and does not allow construction whatsoever in the present location. 32 more words

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