Hadil Hashlamoun (18), a first year student at Hebron University, was shot dead by Israeli forces at Shuhada checkpoint in Hebron on Tuesday morning (22.09.15). She and her family lived in the H1 region of Hebron.
Fawaz abu Aisheh (34), a resident of the Tel Rumeida neighborhood was attempting to usher children from the scene, while translating the orders shouted in Hebrew by the Israeli soldiers at Hadil.
He explained, â€śThey were screaming at her, â€śMove back! Move Back!â€ť I knew she couldnÂ´t understand so I intervened in Arabic â€¦She was terrifiedâ€¦She listened to me immediately when first I spoke with her, but they moved me away and continued to scream at her in Hebrew which she obviously didnâ€™t understand.â€ť
Official Israeli military reports state that Hadil attempted to stab a soldier, which all eyewitnesses refute.
Abu Aisheh said, â€śShe was covered completely, there was no knife showing at any time. Even if she did have a knife he could have arrested her so easily. I was thereâ€¦ I could have talked to her; she cooperated with me in that very first moment. I asked her to move, and she moved. But after that I begged [the soldier] to let me talk to her, but they took me away from her, and started pointing their weapons at me. After they shot her more, and more soldiers arrived, there were still three or four kids a few meters from the checkpoint, so I moved the kids away. â€ť