Palestinian cyclist Alaa Al-Daly, 21, lost his leg by a bullet fired by Israeli troops in Gaza City [Reuters/Suhaib Salem]
Earlier this year, the UN Human Rights Council’s Commission of Inquiry released their report stating that during the Great March of Return, which commenced on March 30, 2018, Israeli snipers intentionally fired on civilians who presented no danger to them – they shot protesters, medics, journalists, disabled people, and even children.
The February 2019 Situation Report from the World Health Organization (WHO) states that 266 Gazans have been killed since the beginning of the march. But civilian deaths are only part of the story. The report also highlights the fact that in just under one year, 29,130 people – more than 0.01 percent of the population