Israel WB killings amount to war crimes: Amnesty

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Amnesty International says unlawful killing and injuring of Palestinian civilians by Israeli soldiers in the occupied West Bank amounts to war crimes.

“The report presents a body of evidence that shows a harrowing pattern of unlawful killings and unwarranted injuries of Palestinian civilians by Israeli forces in the West Bank,” Philip Luther, director of the Middle East and North Africa program at Amnesty International, said in a report on Thursday.

In the report, Amnesty blamed Israel for committing “war crimes and other serious violations of international law” against Palestinians.

Tel Aviv is allowing its “trigger happy soldiers” to kill Palestinians with virtual immunity, it said.

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