Days of Palestine

Sunday, February 5

EU Gravely Expresses Concers Regarding Israel’s Excessive Use of Lethal Force Against Palestinians

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Reacting to the Israeli killing of a Palestinian youth near Nablus today, the European Union said Friday, December 3, 2022 that it was gravely concerned about Israel’s excessive use of lethal force against the Palestinians in the occupied territories.

“Gravely concerned about the increasing level of violence in the occupied West Bank, including East Jerusalem,” said the EU in a tweet making reference to the Israeli army killing of 10 Palestinians In the last 72 hours alone.

 He added that 2022 is the deadliest year since 2006, with 140 Palestinians killed in what appears to be an excessive use of lethal force.

The EU said that according to the international law, the use of lethal force is strictly limited to situations in which there exists a serious and imminent threat to life and limb.