West Bank shooting 'extrajudicial execution': Amnesty

Palestinian mourners carry the body of Hadeel al-Hashlamon, an 18-year old Palestinian woman who was shot by Israeli forces after allegedly trying to stab a soldier, during her funeral in the West Bank city of Hebron on September 23, 2015Rights group Amnesty International on Friday described this week’s shooting death of a young Palestinian woman at a checkpoint in the occupied West Bank as an “extrajudicial execution”. Hadeel al-Hashlamon was shot on Tuesday at a checkpoint in the flashpoint city of Hebron. “Evidence obtained by Amnesty International indicates that the killing… was an extrajudicial execution,” the group said.

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