Israeli group says Palestinians failing to get justice

Rights groups says most police probes into violence against Palestinians by Israelis fail as not investigated properly.

    A leading Israeli human rights group has said the vast majority of police investigations into violence against Palestinians by Israeli citizens living in illegal settlements in the occupied West Bank result in no convictions.
     
    The Yesh Din organisation said 85 percent of all cases are closed because police fail to investigate crimes properly.

    According to the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian affairs, in 2014, there were 399 assaults by settlers against Palestinians.

    Al Jazeera requested an interview with Israeli police officials to comment on the findings of Yesh Din's latest report, but they declined.

    Al Jazeera's Imtiaz Tyab reports from Huwara in the occupied West Bank.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    What obstacles do young women in technology have to overcome to achieve their dreams? Play this retro game to find out.

    Heron Gate mass eviction: 'We never expected this in Canada'

    Hundreds face mass eviction in Canada's capital

    About 150 homes in one of Ottawa's most diverse and affordable communities are expected to be torn down in coming months

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    In 1959, a year before Nigeria's independence, a 23-year-old student helped colour the country's identity.