Israel killed 1897 Palestinians since the
beginning of the Intifada Palestine-Israel,
The Palestinian activist in defense of human rights, Mustafa
Barghouthi, said in Ramullah on Wednesday that 1897 Palestinians
were killed and 41,000 wounded since the beginning of the
Palestinian Intifada two years ago.
Barghouthi, who presides
over the largest non- governmental Palestinian medical organization,
added that these figures represent 3.1% of the Palestinians in the
West Bank and Gaza.
Barghouthi explained that 2500 of the
wounded Palestinians including 500 children have become disabled. He
added that 85% of the victims were civilians and 60% of them were
hit by real (not rubber) bullets. He said that 22% of the victims
are 18 year old and beyond.