Israel killed more than 2,000 Palestinian civilians in 2014, the most in any year since the occupation of the West Bank and Gaza Strip began in 1967, according to a United Nations report.
Israel’s activities in the Gaza Strip, West Bank and East Jerusalem resulted in the deaths of 2,314 Palestinians and 17,125 injuries last year, compared with 39 deaths and 3,964 injuries in 2013, according to the annual report by the UN Office for the Co-ordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA).
EU Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogherini, left, speaks during a joint news conference with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu.
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The conflict in Gaza in July and August mainly accounted for the dramatic increase in fatalities – claiming the lives of 2,220
Gazans, of whom 1,492 were civilians, 605 militants and 123 unverified.
At the height of the conflict, more than 11,000 people were injured and about 500,000 Palestinians were internally displaced at the height of the conflict. About 100,000 have yet to return home, or remain without one.
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