Occupation sprinkles harmful pesticides on agricultural land in Gaza
- 2020-04-07 21:22:27
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Occupation planes sprayed harmful pesticides on agricultural lands in the eastern border areas of Gaza Governorate, today, Tuesday.
And the Ministry of Agriculture in Gaza said that this is the second time that the planes spray pesticides within one week, after the planes sprayed crops with pesticides last Sunday, causing heavy losses to farmers.
The Al-Mezan Center for Human Rights accused the Israeli occupation forces of violating the rules of international law, exploiting the Corona pandemic and busy the international community in facing the pandemic to destroy Palestinian crops along the fence separating the eastern Gaza Strip.
The Center called on the international community to carry out its legal and moral duties, and intervene to prevent the occupation authorities from continuing to use agricultural pesticides with the aim of exterminating Palestinian crops and endangering their lives, effective intervention to stop the Israeli violations, and work to lift the siege on the Gaza Strip, and to prosecute and hold accountable all those suspected of committing grave violations. For the principles of international human rights law and international humanitarian law.