Israeli occupation eased gun laws: Palestinian fear over new gun permits

September 12, 2018

Residents of the occupied West Bank fear increasing violence by settlers, as a result of Israel's relaxed gun laws.

Statistics have revealed that 29 Palestinians were killed by Israeli settlers  in the West Bank during the last 10 years.The majority of these deaths were from live ammunition.

According to Palestinian resources,there are currently 145,000 Israelis in the West Bank who hold permits to carry guns.