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Israeli Soldiers Kill Unarmed Autistic Palestinian Man in Occupied East Jerusalem

HeadlineJun 01, 2020

Israeli police shot and killed an unarmed Palestinian man in occupied East Jerusalem Saturday. Iyad el-Hallak was a 32-year-old special needs student who attended and worked at a school near where he was killed. Police say they thought he was carrying a weapon. Demonstrators took to the streets in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem, with some protesters holding signs demanding justice for Iyad and for George Floyd. A day earlier, on Friday, Israeli soldiers killed a Palestinian man in the West Bank who they claim tried to ram into them with his car.

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