HIGHLIGHTS OF THE NOON BRIEFING
BY STEPHANE DUJARRIC, SPOKESMAN FOR SECRETARY-GENERAL BAN KI-MOON

WEDNESDAY, 21 MAY 2014

 

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PALESTINE REFUGEES SEVERELY AFFECTED BY INCREASED USE OF FORCE IN WEST BANK

  • The UN Relief and Works Agency for Palestine Refugees in the Middle East (UNRWA) has released a note and infographic on their observation of the sharp increase in the number of Palestine refugees killed and injured during law enforcement operations carried out by the Israeli Security Forces (ISF) in the West Bank, including East Jerusalem.
  • Notably, refugees have been severely affected by the increase in the use of force, evidenced by the large numbers of fatalities and injuries that have occurred in and around the densely populated refugee camps.

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