Israeli Police Can Open Fire On Palestinian Stone-Throwers
Technically, they already could in self-defense, but now Israeli police can open fire on stone-throwers if they believe civilian lives are at risk.By Christina Hartman | September 26, 2015
Israeli police are now allowed to open fire on Palestinian protesters who throw rocks and firebombs. (Video via PressTV)
The practice of hurling stones and firebombs is a popular form of protest among Palestinians, especially young people.
"Israeli authorities can use rifles and handguns, while protesters only have slingshots loaded with stones," an RT anchor reported.