The monitoring process is a preliminary investigation undertaken by the German Federal Prosecutor. It allows German authorities to gather and assess information that can be used to subsequently open formal investigation proceedings and gather evidence.
In the course of a military action in Gaza in 2014, Israel's armed forces killed, among others, members of the German-Palestinian Kilani family. Israeli legal authorities have refused to investigate. ECCHR, on behalf of Ramsis Kilani from Germany, demands that Germany investigate the case.