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Israel ‘accidently’ shoots Palestinian toddler in the head

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Israeli soldiers during a training session [file photo]

A three-year-old Palestinian was shot in the head during an Israeli “military training” session in the northern occupied West Bank city of Tubas.

According to a statement by the Palestinian Authority’s Ministry of Health, the child was hit in the head with live bullets. He was taken to Rafidia Surgical hospital in Nablus.

She pointed out that the child’s relatives told “medical staff that he was shot during IDF training in the area.”

“The health situation of the injured child is stable,” the ministry said.

The Israeli military frequently conducts training in Palestinian communities in Tubas, the Jordan Valley of the occupied West Bank, Hebron, and several other areas. Palestinians are often forced to abandon their homes to make way for the training sessions.

Rights group: Israel army killed 15 Palestinian children in 2017

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  • Vinegar Hill

    Having read the latest ICC report regarding the violations of international law and crimes against humanity associated with Israe,l I assume this will be added to the hundreds of others that are been investigated.
    I hope the lawyers of the PA will keep up their good work, as it was noted in the report that there is a continuous flow of accusations from the Palestinian state to the Hague.
    The sooner the Israeli politican violators and their henchmen and women in the IDF are sent to the Hague the safer the area will be.

    • Kaminoyona

      Do you really think you will be able to beat Jews at law?

      Priceless!

      • Theo Anonis

        You might think that you are defending Jews by this statement, but, in fact, it is deeply Anti-Semitic.

        Propagating the “Jew Lawyer” stereotype is hateful.

        • Bob Ibrahim Clarke

          To these people Truth itself is anti-Semitic!

        • Rui Germano

          Fully agree. That comment was quite clumsy.

        • scorpion

          He didn’t mention anything about “Jew lawyers”, he said do you think that anyone would beat the Jews at law. They invented Lawfare and not all lawyers helping are Jews. Zionist most likely.

          • Theo Anonis

            Agreed. The quotes were mine simply for emphasis. Maybe it’s just the way I read it, but it seemed that the implication was there, and it seemed to propagate a stereo-type.

      • Vinegar Hill

        I suggest you rad the Levy report and you will find that it is a travesty of legal argumentation.

      • DEADP00L

        You think Jews wont hold Israel accountable for its actions because they’re Jews?

        PRICELESS ANTISEMITISM!

        • Hunter Z Assad

          Israel is not a Jewish State. It is an anti-semitic zionazi state. The arabs are the Semites. Most Israelis are not descendants of the Semites. So Israel is a largely anti-semitic state that commits genocide and ethnic cleansing of the indigenous descendants of the Semites, the arabs.

    • si91

      Good work? What good work do they do save for legitimize PA tyranny and Jew murder?

      • Vinegar Hill

        They are attempting to free themselves from the tyranny of the brutal, apartheid control by Israel in the West Bank, East Jerusalem and Gaza. Areas which rightfully and legally belong to the indigenous Palestinians.

        • si91

          Free themselves? Is that why they steal aid money, refuse to hold elections, murder Israeli civilians, and jail, extort and kill their own Palestinian citizens without trials? Tell me, why do you want thugs like Abbas and Haniyeh to have their own country?

          And no, none of those areas belong to the “indigenous Palestinians” especially not East Jerusalem, which was a Jewish majority area before Jordan evicted its Jews. It is Israeli territory, because there has never been a Palestinian state to take possession of it, thanks to decades of Palestinian rejectionism, terrorism, and militarism.

          • Hunter Z Assad

            Gees, talk about Zionist propoganda. Israel steals the majority of aid given to Palestinians firstly. They hold elections but the results are never met with acceptance from Israelis terrorists. Palestine has over 2000 years of documented history. Israel has no history prior to 1948 whatsoever. Your zionazi lies wete exposed many years ago. Israel is the biggest source of terrorism in the middle east. Israel actively supports other terrorist groups like Isis, al qaeda/jabhat al nusra, the psychotic terrorists killing the Myanmar Muslims. Supplied by Israel. Israel actively supports the Terrorists in Syria by targeting the Syrian military. Israel uses chemical weapons against unarmed civilians in Palestine and lebanon. Israel, according to the entire world, illegally occupies much Palestine, the Syrian golen Heights and soith Lebanon. Israeli crimes against humanity ate countless. No other nation has broken as many international laws and un resolutions as Israel. Face facts, Israel is a terrorist state committing genocide and ethnic cleansing of the indigenous descendants of the Semites, the arabs. While the majority of Israelis are not semites or even remotely descendants of Semites or the mythical israelites. Your Zionist propoganda is comical.

          • si91

            What elections? You really think that the thugs of Fatah and Hamas care about elections? And what genocide? If Israel was committing genocide, why has the Palestinian population increased since 1948? And the terrorists organizations you mention, like Al Qaeda, ISIS etc. officially hate Israel, just like you do. They have more in common with you than with Israel, so why would Israel support them? Stop peddling Palestinian lies. The Palestinian nation is invested and fake, a construct designed solely to de legitimize Jewish history and culture in the region,and the UN aids this by unfairly targeting Israel at the behest of the odious OIC.

          • scorpion

            Don’t really know what genocide means do you. Go read the convention on the prevention of genocide and it lists it for you.

          • si91

            Again, if Israel were interested in genocide, every single Palestinian man, woman, and child could easily be killed overnight. It would not bother with allowing Arab voters, MKs, judges, government officials, athletes, or celebrities, nor would the Arab population have skyrocketed since 1948.

          • scorpion

            Still don’t know the meaning of Genocide do you!! Go look it up and educate yourself, if that is ever possible!

          • si91

            Lol I know populations suffering genocide do not increase as the Palestinian population has.

          • scorpion

            Genocide is a term that has both sociological and legal meaning. The term genocide was coined in 1944 by a Jewish Polish legal scholar, Raphael Lemkin. For Lemkin, “the term does not necessarily signify mass killings.” He explained:

            More often [genocide] refers to a coordinated plan aimed at destruction of the essential foundations of the life of national groups so that these groups wither and die like plants that have suffered a blight. The end may be accomplished by the forced disintegration of political and social institutions, of the culture of the people, of their language, their national feelings and their religion. It may be accomplished by wiping out all basis of personal security, liberty, health and dignity. When these means fail the machine gun can always be utilized as a last resort. Genocide is directed against a national group as an entity and the attack on individuals is only secondary to the annihilation of the national group to which they belong

          • si91

            Lol Palestinian culture, language, religion, etc have flourished thanks to Israel. Name an aspect of Palestinian culture that Israel has destroyed.

          • scorpion

            The cultural appropriation of books, music, art, cuisine and dress have been used by Zionists as a weapon against Palestinians

            What is perhaps lesser known is that during this same period tens of thousands of books, paintings, musical recordings, furniture, and other artifacts were also looted by the Zionist militias from Palestinian homes, libraries, and government offices. As documented by Benny Brunner and Arjan El Fassed in their film The Great Book Robbery, at least 70,000 Palestinian books were stolen from their owners. As shown in the documentary, this theft was no mere accidental by-product of war; rather, it was a deliberate act with a specific purpose:

            “For decades Zionist and Israeli propaganda described the Palestinians as ‘people without culture.’ Thus, the victorious Israeli state took upon itself to civilise the Palestinians who remained within its borders at the end of the 1948 war. They were forbidden to study their own culture or to remember their immediate past; their memory was seen as a dangerous weapon that had to be suppressed and controlled.”

          • si91

            Lol find me an aspect of Palestinian culture that one cannot find in any neighboring Arab state. The Palestinians are just a collection of Jordanians, Egyptians, and other Arabs. Their own last names show where their families are from.

          • scorpion

            like these “real semitic” Jews then!!

            Russian-born Golda Meir (originally, Golda Mabovich)
            Polish native David Ben-Gurion (originally, David Green)
            Benjamin Netanyahu (originially, Ben Mileikowsky),

          • scorpion

            Palestinian women are rightly proud of traditional Arab dress, as any people would be of their creations. These stunningly intricate, handmade embroidered dresses, scarves, and other accessories have deep roots within the Arab world, especially Greater Syria. The skills with which to create them have been passed down from generation to generation and the evidence of their authenticity and artistry is undeniable. So refined is Palestinian dress in particular, that one can identify their place of origin within Palestine from the colours and designs of the embroidery alone

          • si91

            So if it’s traditional Arab dress and rooted in Greater Syria, than that’s only proof that the Palestinians are just southern Syrians, as the area was part of Ottoman Syria.a

          • scorpion

            You know whole populations? Say Hi to them all!!

            According to the Convention on the Prevention and Punishment of the Crime of Genocide,[4] genocide includes various acts “committed with intent to destroy, in whole or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group” as such, including:
            (a) Killing members of the group;
            (b) Causing serious bodily or mental harm to members of the group;
            (c) Deliberately inflicting on the group conditions of life calculated to bring about its physical destruction in whole or in part; and
            (d) Imposing measures intended to prevent births within the group.[5]
            This definition is reflected in Article 6 of the Statute of the International Criminal Court (ICC), which has jurisdiction over crimes occurring on the territory of the State of Palestine since June 13, 2014

          • scorpion

            “the terrorists organizations you mention, like Al Qaeda, ISIS etc. officially hate Israel” and ” “so why would Israel support them? Stop peddling Palestinian lies”

            Israel acknowledges it is helping Syrian rebel fighters
            Defense Minister Moshe Ya’alon said Monday that Israel has been providing aid to Syrian rebels, thus keeping the Druze in Syria out of immediate danger. Israeli officials have previously balked at confirming on the record that the country has been helping forces that are fighting to overthrow Syrian President Bashar Assad.

          • si91

            Well duh. Israel has a Druze minority. Of course it wants to keep the Druze in Syria safe too. Isreal gives medical attention to half dead Syrian children who stumble out of the desert, and you accuse it of supporting terrorism? Sad.

          • scorpion

            The Al-Nusra-Israel Alliance

            Ultimately, Israel doesn’t care much about what happens in Syria as long as it can maintain a puppet protectorate along its Golan Heights border. Israel began occupying and administering the region in the Six-Day War of 1967, and it officially annexing the Golan Heights in 1981. Israel continues to refuse to return the territory to Syria despite near universal consensus that the occupation is illegal under international law. Further, the discovery of potential gas deposits there has coincided with a rise in Israeli settlement expansion in recent years.

            Examining the Al-Nusra-Israeli alliance in the region, it’s clear that the bonds between the two parties have been exceedingly close. Israel maintains a border camp for the families of Syrian fighters. Reporters have documented Israeli Defense Forces commandos entering Syrian territory to rendez-vous with Syrian rebels.

            Others have photographed meetings between Israeli military personnel and Al-Nusra commanders at the Quneitra Crossing, the ceasefire line that separates the Syrian-controlled territory and the Israeli-occupied territory in the Golan Heights.

            U.N. personnel also documented Syrian rebel vehicles picking up supplies from the Israeli side:

            “Quarterly UNDOF [United Nations Disengagement Observer Force] reports since the pull-back reveal an ongoing pattern of Israeli coordination with those [Al-Nusra] armed groups.”

            According to the December 2014 report, UNDOF observed two Israeli soldiers ‘opening the technical fence gate and letting two individuals pass from the [Syrian] to the [Israeli] side’ on October 27th . Unlike most fighters seen entering the Israeli side, these individuals were not wounded and the purpose of their visit remains a mystery.

            UNDOF ‘sporadically observed armed members of the opposition interacting’ with the Israeli military across the ceasefire line, the report states.

            The next UNDOF report, released in March, notes that UN forces witnessed Israeli soldiers delivering material aid to armed Syrian opposition groups. These were presumably supplies and equipment designed either to help the rebels in their fight against the Syrian government forces or to improve communications between Israeli and rebel forces.

          • si91

            Why should Israel return the Golan Heights to Syria when Syria refuses to recognize Israel? And furthermore, the Assad government’s future is very much in doubt. What if it returns the territory and Assad is overthrown, and a new government refuses to recognize Israel? It will have lost its only bargaining chip. Syria should recognize Israel the way Egypt has done, and then it can negotiate for the return of the Golan Heights if Israel is interested.

          • scorpion

            As a sovereign state Syria can recognise whom it chooses!

            Assad isn’t going anywhere, even with Isreal supported Al Nusra Front!

          • si91

            What should Israel do? Support Assad? Why, when he doesn’t support them and sponsors terrorism against them?

          • scorpion

            What terrorism has Assad sponsored against Israel? Where is the proof!!

          • si91

            Syria helps Iran arm Hezbollah terrorists.

          • scorpion

            Hezbollah are not terrorists and came into existence to get Israel out of Lebanon. Isreal has invaded Lebanon many times and assisted in committing war crimes!

          • si91

            Israel entered Lebanon in the first place because Lebanon housed the PLO and then Hezbollah, both of which keep murdering Israelis. Just leave Israel alone, an Lebanon and Syria and the rest of the Arab world will be fine.

          • AlexanderAmproz

            Israeli have to go back where from they come,

            US, GB, France, Germany, Eastern Europe !

            Israeli have nothing to envy from the Dark-Ages Crusaders !

          • scorpion

            So you agree with assist Terrorists then!! Whatever the reasons Israel is assisting terrorists!

          • si91

            Meh. Syria’s dictator is a state sponsor of terror himself, and terrorists are trying to overthrow him. What exactly would you have Israel do?

          • scorpion

            Not get involved or acting as ISIS’s air force!

          • scorpion

            “de legitimize Jewish history and culture”.

            Historical or hysterical?

      • Hunter Z Assad

        Israel is an apartheid state run by terrorists built on lies and brutality funded by the united States of America and Britain. It is a racist nation of mostly anti-semitic European and American squatters. The real descendants of the Semites and indigenous to Palestine (now illigitimately labelled Israel) are the arabs. Ashkenazi belong in Europe and America, where all their ancestors originated.

        • jerry hamilton

          Not only that… So called Israel was declared a state by a leading zionist who did not have the authority to do so.

  • Kaminoyona

    Why did the child’s parents not take the child away from danger?

    Oh dear I want to get paid go outside and play………

    • Rob Sharrock

      You really don’t know much do you! Israeli soldiers invade communities to terrorise the Palestinians. They call it training but it’s all about keeping them down and fearful.

    • حسان

      You illiterate inbreed, if you were capable of reading you would’ve noticed this sentence in the article:

      “The Israeli military frequently conducts training in Palestinian communities in Tubas, the Jordan Valley of the occupied West Bank, Hebron, and several other areas.”

      Why should the parents be the ones to move? Why don’t the Isreali military conduct their training elsewhere?

      • jerry hamilton

        The parents should be the ones to move because if they don’t, there is a good chance the IDF will murder them.
        They will no longer be good parents then.

        • حسان

          Go screw yourself you piece of $hit. Your comment makes no logical sense. Why the he11 should the parents have to leave? It’s their home. Why don’t the Zionist reptiles find unpopulatedpopulated areas to carry out their practice massacre?

          • jerry hamilton

            It makes perfect sense except to the brain dead.
            The parents have to leave with their children to keep the children safe.
            It’s only uncaring idiots like you that would put their child in harms way.

          • حسان

            It’s only Zionist, land stealing SOB’s like you who would support conducting military excersis in some populated area then blame the population for putting themselves in harms way.

          • jerry hamilton

            I am not a zionist and I support Palestine.
            Seems like you get quite a lot wrong.
            Language problem ?

          • حسان

            Sure you’re not a zionist…and sure you support Palestinian rights. So why call on them to leave their homeland to make way for the Isreal military excercises?

          • jerry hamilton

            I never said leave their homeland to make way for the Isreal military excercises.
            I said the children don’t need dead parents.
            A zionist wouldn’t give a f%£*.
            Work on your English.

          • حسان

            Your “concerns” would not be warranted had the IDF chosen to conduct their excersis in unpopulated area

          • jerry hamilton

            True. The IDF would never have exercises in underpopulated areas.
            They want to piss the Palestinians off and kill some in the process.
            So, serious concerns are warranted. Even you know that.

          • حسان

            I fully agree with that comment. I’ve been making a similar point in all my replies on this article. So….it seems we agree on this point.

    • Iman Khamis

      Are you serious. You going to blame the parents. Who have no rights at all. Israeli military enters homes and kills the whole family. Their not safe anywhere.

      • jerry hamilton

        Not quite true. They have the right to be murdered.

        • حسان

          I guess the same could be said of the holocaust

          • jerry hamilton

            Give me a single item of proof that there was a holocaust.
            We already know of the Bolshevik holocaust.

          • حسان

            Typical brainless denier.

          • jerry hamilton

            Truth avoider

          • Iman Khamis

            You’re a racist obviously and EVIL person.

          • jerry hamilton

            Why?

          • scorpion

            Racist? Why, where is the racism?

    • jerry hamilton

      “Why did the child’s parents not take the child away from danger?”
      That we could easily do but it is not possible in Occupied Palestine.

  • me, again

    And if a Palestinian “accidentally” shot, threw a stone, or even looked, at an ‘israeli’ brat, the calls for the Palestinian blood, life and home would be reverberating the stolen streets.
    Get out of Palestine!

  • Children should NOT be casualties of any war. No decent human being could defend the harming of a toddler.

    • jerry hamilton

      “No decent human being could defend the harming of a toddler.”
      Therein lies the problem.
      They do not regard themselves as human. They are demigods.

      • حسان

        Is that what Hitler said about you guys?

        • jerry hamilton

          Give me a single proof of it arsehole.

          • حسان

            Clearly you’re too illiterate to comprehend what I meant by that comment

        • AlexanderAmproz

          Crusades, Djihads, Inquisition, Zionism, Communism and Nazism
          have the same source: Torah, Old Testament and Quran

          The Torah is a 700BC Shepherd bad copy of the Babylon Sumerian Religion 2’500BC

    • Kaminoyona

      So how do you explain the “palestinains” who send their children out to attack armed soldiers?
      How about we go back a few years to when the “palestinians” would strap bombs on their children to blow up Israeli busses.
      Also we have the last Gaza war where Hamas hid weapons in schools and launched rockets from densely populated areas intentionally endangering children,there was one video I remember the video the IDF released that showed children playing around a rocket launcher as it was preparing to attack, the IDF did not strike that position that time.

      Also incase you did not know, to make the numbers higher the “palestinians” list teenaged fighters as children.

      Thank you for admitting that Muslims are fatalistic and do not care about humanity.

      • Catnip

        Are you dumb? SO you blame the Palestinian for being killed, tortured, expelled from their homes and lands, and fight back by throwing those devilish Israelis with rocks??? Children are out because their moms/dads might be killed or anything. How if YOUR TODDLER CHILD WHO WAS SHOT IN THE HEAD??? Dumbass!

      • AlexanderAmproz

        Ashkenazi are Caucasian’s Nazi
        from Jews Proselytism origins in the Black Sea,
        they aren’t from Hebrew origins !

        Ashkenazi are Racist/Fascist toward Sephardis and Fallujah’s
        the “real Jews” …

        The Ringworm Children: Zionist genocidal experiments on Jews

        https://wwwDOTsottDOTnet/article/201207-The-Ringworm-Children-Zionist-genocidal-experiments-on-Jews

  • Craig Dudley

    every day we get more evidence of the criminal nature of the zionist crime gang presenting itself as god’s chosen land: israel. most all of the world except the biggest criminal of them all: the american empire, and its owner, israel see and know what they are doing. their marketing and ‘free press’ do their best to hide their crimes but its so bad everyone other than the true believers know the truth and one day will defeat the new nazis.

  • DEADP00L

    Of course they would conducting military ‘operations’ in populated civilian areas…. fking MONSTERS.

  • Noor Aza Othman

    These Zionist Demon OCCUPIER beasts are forever COWARDS- always HIDING behind something or someone when carrying their most filthy and evil acts! Even babies are BOMBED to pieces or shot at by these Zionist Demons!

    Look at COWARD face-covered PEDOPHILE/CANNIBAL/NECROPHILIAC IDF ZioNazi filthy sewer rapist/mass murderer/robber/organ-tissue trafficker Terrorist INVADERS in ISrael sewer hole there; who can only shoot/bomb the ever bravest INDIGENOUS Palestinian Orthodox Catholic/Muslim RESISTANT fighters – after DISARMING them!

    • Kaminoyona

      Ignorant ,brainwashed and delusional is no way to live your life.

      • scorpion

        Why do you then? It is an accurate description of you and all Zionists!

    • wg

      We Zionists love you, too, Noor.

  • ricck lineheart

    The Khazarian bandits doing what they do best .

  • wg

    Interesting how the article lacks a single named source. Is this the caliber of Memo journalism? Who is the child? Who wrote the “statement” from the “Palestinian Authority’s Ministry of Health”. Who are the parents? Where was the 3-year that he (allegedly) wound up in the line of fire? Where is the statement from the IDF regarding the matter? Why have no mainstream publications covered it? After all, they’d have a field day with a 3-year old “victim”.

    Some wonder why the “pro-Palestinian” lobby lacks all credence and credibility. Well here we have Exhibit A: articles fabricated from whole cloth. The Industry of Lies lives on.