Amnesty International on Thursday condemned Israel's military forces for killing two Palestinian youths during a Nakba Day protest."Israeli forces have displayed continuing recklessness in their use of force against Palestinian protesters when they killed a young man and a teenager, and injured others, during a crackdown on demonstrations to commemorate the Nakba in the occupied West Bank today," a statement said."Israeli forces have repeatedly resorted to extreme violence to respond to Palestinian protests against Israel’s occupation, discriminatory policies, confiscation of land and construction of unlawful settlements."The international human rights group said that the use of "unnecessary and excessive force" against Palestinian protesters is unacceptable and must be stopped immediately."The Israeli authorities must ensure that their forces act in a manner that respects and upholds human rights. Amnesty International is calling for a prompt, independent, and transparent investigation into these deaths and injuries," said Philip Luther, Director of the Middle East and North Africa Programme at Amnesty International.
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