Video Shows Killing of Palestinians on ‘Nakba Day’

A video report posted online Monday by the Palestinian branch of Defense for Children International.

Last Updated, Tuesday, 3:47 p.m. | Security-camera footage obtained by the rights group Defense for Children International appears to show the fatal shooting of two young Palestinians on Thursday during a demonstration in Beitunia, a West Bank town outside Ramallah.

The rights group published the footage on Monday in a video report that also includes the testimony of a witness, Fakher Zayed. Mr. Zayed owns a building near the Israeli occupation authority’s Ofer Prison, where more than 100 Palestinians have been on a hunger strike for weeks, and it was his security camera that recorded the incident. The demonstration was in commemoration of what Palestinians call the “catastrophe,” or “nakba,” of Israel’s creation in 1948, during which hundreds of thousands of…

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