In a new crime of focused on clinical employees, Israeli forces moved into al-Walijah community in the al-Dheisheh refugee camp, south of the West Bank, and killed a volunteer paramedic at the same time as treating injured protesters in the field.
This new crime is to be had in mild of the Israeli authorities’ escalation within the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt). This crime along with other crimes in recent times devoted with the aid of manner of the Israeli forces proves the latter’s aim to inflict an increasing number of victims a number of the Palestinian civilians, The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR)stated, even as it held Israeli authorities completely chargeable for the annoying scenario within the oPt, and referred to as upon the worldwide community to expect its crook and ethical responsibilities and intrude immediately to forestall the Israeli forces’ crimes towards Palestinians and provide them protection.
According to PCHR’s investigations and eyewitnesses’ statements, at about 02:00 on Wednesday, 27 March 2019, Israeli forces moved into the al-Dheisheh refugee camp, south of Bethlehem. They raided and searched a residence belonging to Mahmoud Waleed al-Lahham (27) and then arrested him. In the intervening time, Palestinian younger guys collected at the camp’s streets and threw stones and empty bottles on the Israeli soldiers. As a result, a Palestinian civilian comes to be hit with a stay bullet to the foot and then taken to the Arab Society Hospital in Beit Jala for remedy. At approximately 06:00, the Israeli forces moved into al-Walijah community within the mentioned camp through a private automobile that allows you to search for the wanted character Jehad Isaac Ma’alieh (21). When the squaddies could not arrest Jihad, they stopped his brother Ma’alieh (27) intending to strain him to surrender. They also arrested Mohamed Reziq Hammash (21).
Meanwhile, the Palestinian younger men threw stones, empty bottles and Molotov Cocktails on the Israeli squaddies, who firmly fired live bullets at them. As a result, a Palestinian civilian end up hit with a stay bullet to the shoulder, and Saleh Faraj changed into the hit with live ammunition to the hand while observed inside the front of his residence in al-Walijah community. When the Medical Relief Society body of people changed into supplying first beneficial aid to the wounded civilians, Sajed ‘mattress al-Hakeem Mizher (17), a volunteer at the Medical Relief Society, become hit with a bullet to the abdomen at the equal time as supplying first aid to Saleh Faraj. He has become then taken to the Arab Society Hospital in Beit Jala, in which his health scenario become categorized as crucial. At about 08:30, he succumbed to his wounds.
PCHR condemned the killing of paramedic Mizher, stressing that the Israeli forces’ assaults on Palestinian medical personnel at the same time as carrying out evacuations and transporting and providing scientific help for the wounded is a flagrant violation of the policies of global law and worldwide requirements, which make sure the safety of scientific personnel, collectively with ambulance crews, their automobiles, and clinical centers.
PCHR emphasized that the Fourth Geneva Convention relative to the Protection of Civilian Persons in Time of War and the Additional Protocols thereto provide unique protection for medical employees and humanitarian remedy personnel in Article 14 and Article 24 of the Convention and ensures understand for the precept of freedom of motion for scientific employees, and offering the crucial facilities for sporting out their duties, which include sporting out evacuations and transporting and providing medical assistance for the wounded and the sick.