A wounded demonstrator is evacuated during clashes with Israeli troops at a protest where Palestinians demand the right to return to their homeland, at the Israel-Gaza border in the southern Gaza Strip, April 27, 2018. REUTERS/Ibraheem Abu Mustafa
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Israeli and Palestinian rights groups went to Israel's Supreme Court Monday in a bid to stop the army's use of lethal force against Palestinians during protests and violent clashes on the Gaza border.Five Israeli NGOs and the Gaza-based Al-Mezan Center for Human Rights argued that international law bars the use of lethal fire against unarmed demonstrators.Speaking in the packed Jerusalem courtroom Monday, attorney Suhad Bishara, representing Israeli rights group Adalah, said the facts indicated otherwise.The army's rules governing use of live fire are officially classified but widely known in a country where most Israelis perform compulsory military service.
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