The Fatalities' data can be shown either by the date of the event in which they were hurt or by the date of their death. Since some of the fatalities died of their injuries days, weeks and sometimes months after they were hurt, choosing the view affects the distribution of data.
Data by the date of event, 29.9.2000-26.12.2008 Occupied Territories Israel Gaza Strip West Bank Total Palestinians killed by Israeli security forces 2999 1790 4789 69 Palestinians killed by Israeli civilians 4 41 45 2 Israeli civilians killed by Palestinians 39 200 239 492 Israeli security force personnel killed by Palestinians 97 146 243 89 Foreign citizens killed by Palestinians 10 7 17 37 Foreign citizens killed by Israeli security forces 4 6 10 0 Palestinians killed by Palestinians 474 134 608 0 Palestinians executed by the Palestinian Authority 8 2 10 0 Palestinians executed by the Hamas Government 0 0 0
I then clicked on "Palestinians killed by Israeli civilians" where there is a description of how each person died. Here are two of the descriptions from 2008:
Mahmoud Khalil 'Abd al-Fatah Sabarneh
20 year-old resident of Beit Ummar, Hebron district, killed on 24.01.2008 in Kfar Ezyon, Bethlehem district. Additional information: Killed by gunfire of teachers in a yeshiva after he entered the yeshiva area with another armed person and stabbed the instructors.
In other words - Palestinians killed by Israeli Civilians includes those Palestinians that were committing terrorist acts at the time. When you think about it, the title is clear enough - it is counting people killed by civilians, and not civilians killed. However, I highly doubt anyone would realize that the list includes terrorists, unless he goes and examines the cases. Additionally, for some reason, B'tselem does not count Israeli deaths in the same manner. It clearly separates between Israeli soldiers and civilians killed.Muhammad Fathi Yunes Sabarneh
21 year-old resident of Beit Ummar, Hebron district, killed on 24.01.2008 in Kfar Ezyon, Bethlehem district. Additional information: Killed by gunfire of teachers in a yeshiva after he entered the yeshiva area with another armed person and stabbed the instructors.
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