Monday, April 18, 2016

U.S. acknowledges Israel’s unlawful killings, excessive force, torture, discrimination against Palestinians - Salon.com

U.S. acknowledges Israel’s unlawful killings, excessive force, torture, discrimination against Palestinians - Salon.com A new report by the U.S. State Department thoroughly details how the Israeli government discriminates against Palestinians in almost every aspect of society.

In its 2015 Country Report on Human Rights Practices for Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories, the U.S. Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor acknowledges the “institutional and societal discrimination against Arab citizens of Israel.”

The U.S. also confirms that Israeli government forces are responsible for unlawful killings and the use of excessive force and torture against Palestinians.