101 Palestinians Killed, 676 Injured,
Overwhelming Majority of them Civilians, By Israeli War-Criminal Air
Strikes on Gaza, as of July 11, 2014
Photos of death
and destruction inflicted on the Palestinian people in the Gaza
Strip, on July 11, 2014.
This is how the billions of
dollars in military and economic aid to the Zionist, Apartheid
State of Israel are spent!
The Israeli occupation army also fired missiles into
Gaza’s Ark solidarity ship, docked at the shore, destroying it
completely. The Ark was a symbol of attempts to break the
Israeli siege of Gaza Strip!
Palestinian Killed In Southern Gaza
Friday July 11, 2014 12:36 by IMEMC & Agencies
Palestinian medical sources have reported, Friday, that a Palestinian
man died of wounds suffered after the Israeli occupation army fired
missiles into an area south of Gaza city.
The sources said Adnan
Salem al-Ash-hab, 40, died while working near the Abu Jarad area, south
of Gaza City.
Al-Ash-hab is from the Nusseirat refugee camp, in
central Gaza, and works at a local council,
On Friday at noon,
Israeli war jets fired missiles into three recently built homes in Khan
Younis, in southern Gaza, Jabalia in northern Gaza, and into open areas
near Gaza city, wounding at least four Palestinians.
four-story building in Khan Younis belongs to the Abu Ghaly family; four
Palestinians have been injured, one seriously.
A home was also
hit with an Israeli missile, in the same neighborhood, no injuries were
Many homes have been bombarded in Jabalia, northern
Gaza, and in many other areas of the coastal region.
The Israeli occupation army also fired
missiles into Gaza’s Ark solidarity ship, docked at the shore,
destroying it completely, the Free Gaza Movement has reported.
Five members of Ghannam family, including a child, massacred
in an Israeli airstrike on their house in Rafah, Gaza Strip, at dawn
[ 11/07/2014 - 08:33 AM ]
In a new Israeli bloody massacre in Rafah area at dawn today, five
Palestinian civilians including a 7-year-old girl and a woman were
killed in an Israeli air raid on a house.
Local sources reported that the
remains of five civilians from the same family have been recovered from
the rubble of the house and taken to Abu Youssef Najar Hospital, adding
that many others suffered different injuries in the aerial attack.
An air-to-surface missile directly targeted the house of Ghannam
family and leveled it to the ground. other neighboring homes sustained
According to spokesman for the health ministry Ashraf Al-Qudra,
the victims were identified as Mohamed Ashour, 25, Ghalia Ghannam, 7,
Wissem Ghannam, 23, Mohammed Ghannam, 23, Mohamoud Ghannam, 26, Kifah
Israel's aerial attacks on the densely-populated
Strip have claimed the lives of more than 98 Palestinians, mostly
civilians, and the death toll is likely to rise.
In addition to
that, more than 670 others have been injured since Israel launched its
aggression against Gaza five days ago.
In response, the
Palestinian resistance spearheaded by Al-Qassam Brigades of Hamas fired
dozens of rockets at Israeli targets including Haifa and Jerusalem, and
bombed for the first time Dimona city that include Israel’s nuclear
facility, in addition to Ramon military airport.
Ten Palestinians Killed, Including Two Children, by Israeli
Friday July 11, 2014 07:21 by Saed Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies
Palestinian medical sources reported, Friday, that a Palestinian
child and a young man have been killed in Rafah and in Gaza city. Dozens
of Palestinians have been injured on ongoing Israeli bombardment of
civilian areas, some seriously.
Medical sources said Nour Al-Najdi, 10, died of serious injuries she
suffered after the Israeli occupation army bombarded her family home in
Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.
identified as Dr. Anas Rezeq Abu al-Kas, 30, was also killed when the
army fired a missile into his home, on the fifth floor or Barcelona
Residential Tower in Tal Al-Hawa, south of Gaza city; two Palestinians
A young Palestinian man, identified as Abdullah
Abu Mahrooq, was killed in Israeli bombardment targeting Dair al-Balah,
in Central Gaza. He was seriously injured when the army fired a missile
into a motorcycle, in the center of the city.
afternoon, three Palestinians identified Mohammad Waloud, Hazem
Ba’alousha and Ala’ Abdul-Nabi were killed when the army fired a missile
into a Palestinian car in Beit Lahia, in the northern part of the Gaza
Resident Ahmad Zaher Hamdan, 22, was killed when the army
bombarded Beit Hanoun, also in the northern part of the Gaza Strip.
Also on Thursday, resident Hussein Eid Abu Jami’, 57, and his son
Ismael, 19, were killed when an Israeli missile struck his home in Khan
Resident Mohammad Abu Kahlout, 38, was killed in an
Israeli air strike on Ezbit Abed-Rabbo, Jabalia, in northern Gaza.
Another resident, identified as
Shaldan, 25, was killed, and many Palestinians were seriously injured,
two seriously, when Israeli missiles struck the Zeitoun neighborhood,
east of Gaza City.
Two Palestinians were injured in Israeli
bombardment targeting the Shuja'iya and Tuffah neighborhoods of Gaza
Dozens of Palestinians have been injured in different
parts of the Gaza Strip on Friday, at dawn, as the Israeli army
continued to pound every part of the densely populated coastal region,
while Israeli occupation tanks and heavy artillery have been seen
rolling towards the border fence with Gaza.
Medical sources said
a child was seriously injured when a shell hit her home in Rafah. The
Israeli occupation army bombarded different homes and structures in
Rafah, causing a complete power blackout in the western side, and
excessive property damage.
The Israeli air force also fired
missiles into homes in the Sheja'iya neighborhood, and Tal Al-Sultan in
Rafah, causing damage and several injuries. Civil Defense teams managed
to rescue three Palestinians buried under rubble of shelled homes.
Also in Rafah, the army fired several artillery shells into home and
structures east of the city, and into a Palestinian security center
close to the border with Egypt.
Six Palestinians were injured in
the Saftawi area, north of Gaza, after several Israeli missiles struck
their homes. Homes were also shelled in Gaza’s Zaytoon neighborhood,
causing three injuries.
Four more Palestinians have been injured
in Sheikh Radwan, in central Gaza, also after Israeli missiles struck
Five Palestinians were injured in Dair El-Balah, in
central Gaza, and were moved to local hospitals suffering
moderate-to-severe injuries. The army fired missiles into several homes
in the city.
Three family members were also injured, and were
moved to the Algerian Hospital after Israeli shells struck their home in
Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.
Palestinian Ministry of Health denounced the Israeli shelling of the Al-Wafa’
Hospital, which caused injuries to two Palestinians.
A school in
Dair El-Balah, in central Gaza, was hit by an Israeli missile fired by
the army at a nearby home; the missile caused damage but did not
detonate, and the soldiers instantly fired another missile, hitting a
The Israeli air force fired several missiles into
the Gaza Port, and Palestinian lands west of the Al-Karama towers, north
Also, Israeli occupation navy boats fired missiles into
the Gaza Port, while the air force fired missile into various nearby
areas, including farmlands.
Dr. Ashraf Al-Qodra, spokesperson of
the Ministry Of Health in the Gaza Strip, stated that resident Abdullah
Abu Mahrooq died of serious injuries suffered when the Israeli
occupation army fired a missile at him, while he was riding his
motorcycle in Dair El-Balah.
Gaza Mother Dies Shielding Her Children on Tuesday, July 8,
Friday July 11, 2014 03:11 by Chris Carlson - 1 of International
Middle East Media Center Editorial Group
Tuesday night, Suha Hamad, 25 years old, sacrificed her own life to
save those of her four children.
Suha took her last breath
saving their lives, according to Ma'an News Agency.
power went out at 11 pm, on Tuesday evening, Suha took three of her
children to sleep the night in their grandmother’s room.
it was the safest, she went back to get her four-month-old baby, when
she was hit by shrapnel from an Israeli missile.
Mahdi Hamad, said, "Nobody called us to evacuate the house and there
aren’t any resistance members around it. Glass was shattered behind the
children and men fell into a big pool of blood."
Her mother asks:
"Who do they have to live for when they lost both their mother and
"What crime have these children committed to be punished
Israeli occupation forces targeted the Hamad family
house killing six family members, Ibrahim Muhammad Hamad, 26, Mahdi
Muhammad Hamad, 46, Fawziyeh Khalil Hamad 62, Dunia Mahdi Hamad, 16, and
Suha Hamad, 25.
All of the children survived but one, a toddler,
who is now in the ICU, Ma'an has reported.
Gaza death toll hits 100 as Israel continues assault
GAZA CITY (Ma'an) --
Twelve Palestinians have been killed in Israeli airstrikes since
midnight Thursday, Gaza's Ministry of Health said, bringing the death
toll in Israel's military assault to 101.
The latest airstrike in
Jabaliya killed Muhammad Rabee Abu Hmeidan, medics said.
airstrike in central Gaza killed Hamas municipality employees Mazen
Aslan and Shahraman Abu Kas, while five Palestinians were killed and 15
injured in Rafah after the Israeli air force targeted the Ghannam family
Ghaliya Dheeb Jaber Ghannam, 7, Wissam Abdulraziq Hassan
Ghannam, 23, Mahmoud Abdul Raziq Hassan Ghannam, 26, Kifah Shihada Dheeb
Ghannam, 20, and Muhammad Munir Ashur, 25, were identified as those
The home was hit without warning and the impact of the
airstrike completely destroyed the building and several surrounding
Toddler Nour Abu Al-Najdah was also killed in Rafah
after being injured by shrapnel from an airstrike, while Raed Abu Hani,
50, was killed in eastern Rafah.
Adnan al-Ashhab, 40, died from
injuries sustained in an airstrike near the al-Nuseirat refugee camp.
In Gaza City, Israeli occupation forces warplanes targeted a
fifth-floor apartment building, killing Anas Abu al-Kas.
According to Gaza's Ministry of Health, 98 Palestinians have been killed
and over 600 injured in Israel's assault on the besieged coastal
The latest airstrikes would mean 100 Palestinians have
now been killed since late Monday.
The United Nations Office for
the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs published an emergency report
documenting that 58 Palestinian civilians, including 11 women and 21
children, have been killed as of 3 p.m. Thursday during Israel's
Over 300 homes have been totally destroyed or severely
damaged and around 2,000 Gazans have been made homeless, OCHA added.
US President Barack Obama said he was concerned the fighting could
escalate and "called for all sides to do everything they can to protect
the lives of civilians", the White House said.
"The United States
remains prepared to facilitate a cessation of hostilities, including a
return to the November 2012 ceasefire agreement."
Appeals for an
immediate truce also came from UN chief Ban Ki-moon at an emergency
meeting Thursday of the Security Council, saying a ceasefire was "more
urgent than ever".
Russian President Vladimir Putin issued a
similar plea in a phone call to Netanyahu, urging an immediate end to
the bloodshed and expressing concern over civilian casualties.
Hamas has been striking deep inside Israel over the past 48 hours, with
rockets crashing down near Jerusalem and Tel Aviv and even as far away
as Al-Khudaira (Hadera), 116 kilometers to the north.
Hamas member and the movement's former Gaza prime minister Ismail
Haniyah ruled out any backing down by the group.
(Israel) is the one that started this aggression and it must stop,
because we are defending ourselves," Haniyah said in a statement early
1090 sites bombed
Since the start of the
operation, the Israeli occupation forces' biggest offensive on Gaza
since November 2012, its forces have hit over 1090 sites in Gaza.
In the same period, Gaza resistance fighters fired 407 mortars and
rockets that struck Israel, while another 118 rockets were intercepted,
an Israeli occupation forces spokeswoman said Friday.
Israeli occupation government has approved the call-up of 40,000
Analysts said Hamas had a clear aim: to drag Israel
into a ground war hoping to inflict heavy casualties on its troops who
would likely come under fire from anti-tank missiles and explosive
Palestinian resistance fighters would also be seeking to
capture Israeli occupation soldiers to use as leverage.
In a news
conference, Hamas's armed wing the al-Qassam Brigades issued a veiled
threat to kidnap soldiers, saying a "ground war will be a chance to free
Hamas spokesman Sami Abu Zuhri said in a
separate statement that Israel would "pay the price for its crimes,"
saying an Israeli ground assault would be a mistake."
contributed to this report
List of the 101 Palestinians, Including Whole Families,
Killed Since Tuesday
Friday July 11, 2014 13:12 by Saed Bannoura - IMEMC News
The following is a list of the 101 Palestinians killed by Israeli air
bombardment since Tuesday, July 8th. These are the names that have been
confirmed by medical sources in Gaza. 676 Palestinians have also been
wounded, with some losing limbs and others disabled for life. All of the
casualties listed below are victims of Israeli bombs dropped on Gaza
Killed on Friday 7/11:
1. Wisam Abdul-Razeq
Ghannam, 23, Rafah.
2. Mohammad Abdul-Razeq Ghannam, 26, Rafah.
Kifah Shihada Ghannam, 20, Rafah.
4. Ghalia Thieb Ghannam, 7, Rafah.
5. Mohammad Munir ‘Ashour, 25, Rafah.
6. Nour an-Ajdi, 10, Rafah.
7. Anas Rezeq abu al-Kas, 30, Gaza City (doctor).
8. Abdullah abu
Mahrouq, Dir al-Balah.
9. Mohammad Waloud, Beit Lahia
Ba’lousha, Beit Lahia.
11. Ala' Abdul Nabi, Beit Lahia
Zaher Hamdan, 22, Beit Hanoun.
13. Mohammad al-Kahlout, 38, Jabalia.
14. Sami Adnan Shaldan, 25, Gaza City
15. Salem al-Ashhab,40, Gaza
16. Raed Abu Hani, 50, Rafah.
Killed on Thursday 7/10:
1. Mahmoud Lutfi al-Hajj, 57, Khan Younis. (father of six killed)
2. Bassema ‘Abdul Qader Mohammed al-Hajj, 48, Khan Younis. (mother of
3. Asma’ Mahmoud al-Hajj, 22, Khan Younis.
Mahmoud al-Hajj, 17, Khan Younis.
6. Najla’ Mahmoud al-Hajj, 29, Khan
7. Tareq Sa’ad al-Hajj, 18, Khan Younis.
8. Omar al-Hajj,
20, Khan Younis.
9. Baha’ Abu al-Leil, 35, Gaza City.
Saleem Mousa al-Astal, 17, Khan Younis.
11. Ahmed Saleem Mousa al-Astal,
18, Khan Younis (Suleiman’s brother)
12. Mousa Mohammed Taher al-Astal,
15, Khan Younis.
13. Ibrahim Khalil Qanan, 24, Khan Younis.
Mohammad Khalil Qanan, 26, Khan Younis (Ibrahim’s brother).
Ibrahim Sawali, 28, Khan Younis.
16. Saleem Sawali, 23, Khan Younis.
17. Hamdi Sawali, 18, Khan Younis.
18. Mohammad al-‘Aqqad, 24, Khan
19. Ismael Abu Jame’, 19, Khan Younis.
20. Hussein Abu
Jame’, 57, Khan Younis (Ismael’s father).
21. Ramadan Abu Ghazal, 5,
22. Ehsan Ferwana, 19, Khan Younis.
23. Salem Qandil,
27, Gaza City.
24. Amer al-Fayyoumi, 30, Gaza City.
1. Hamed Shihab, Journalist – Gaza.
al-‘Arja, 53, Rafah.
3. Miriam ‘Atiya al-‘Arja, 9, Rafah.
5. Abdul-Nasser Abu Kweik, 60.
6. Khaled Abu Kweik,
7. Eyad Salem ‘Oraif, 12, Gaza City.
8. Mohammad 'Oraif, 10,
Gaza City (Eyad's brother).
9. Mohammad Mustafa Malika, 18 months.
10. Hana’ Mohammed Fu’ad Malaka, 28 (Mohammad’s Mother), 27.
Hatem Abu Salem.
12. Mohammad Khaled an-Nimra, 22.
Hamdan (al-Masry), 40, Beit Hanoun.
14. Ibrahim al-Masry, 14, Beit
15. Amjad Hamdan, 23, Beit Hanoun.
16. Hani Saleh Hamad,
57, Beit Hanoun.
17. Ibrahim Hani Saleh Hamad, 20, Beit Hanoun.
18. Mohammad Khalaf Nawasra, 2, al-Maghazi.
19. Nidal Khalaf Nawasra,
20. Salah Awad Nawasra, 24, al-Maghazi.
Shubib al-Nawasra, 23, who was pregnant in the fourth month, al-Maghazi.
22. Naifa Mohammed Zaher Farajallah, 82, al-Mughraqa.
23. Aisha Najm.
24. Amal Yousef Abdul-Ghafour.
25. Ranim Jouda Abdul-Ghafour.
Ibrahim Daoud al-Bal’aawy.
27. Abdul-Rahman Jamal az-Zamely.
Ibrahim Ahmad ‘Abdin.
29. Mustafa Abu Murr.
30. Khaled Abu Murr.
31. Mazin Al-Jarba.
32. Marwan Eslayyem.
33. Hatem Abu Salem,
34. Nariman Abdul-Ghafour, Khan Younis.
Mohammed Abu Shalat, 35, al-Nussairat.
36. Yasmin al-Mautawaq, 3,
37. Ahmad Swali, 28, al-Nussairat.
1. Mohammad Sha’ban, 24, Gaza.
2. Amjad Sha’ban,
3. Khader al-Basheeleqety, 45, Gaza.
4. Rashad Yassin,
5. Mohammad Ayman ‘Ashour, 15, Khan Younis.
Riyadh Mohammad Kaware’, 50, Khan Younis.
7. Bakr Mohammad Joudeh,
50, Khan Younis.
8. Ammar Mohammad Joudeh, 26, Khan Younis.
Hussein Yousef Kaware’, 13, Khan Younis.
10. Bassem Salem Kaware’,
10, Khan Younis.
11. Mohammad Ibrahim Kaware’, 50, Khan Younis.
12. Mohammad Habib, 22, Gaza.
13. Mousa Habib, 16, Gaza.
‘Aayesh al-‘Ajjoury, 22, Jabalia.
15. Ahmad Nael Mahdi, 16, Gaza.
16. Hafeth Mohammad Hamad, 26, Beit Hanoun.
17. Ibrahim Mohammad
Hamad, 26, Beit Hanoun.
18. Mahdi Mohammad Hamad, 46, Beit Hanoun.
19. Fawziyya Khalil Hamad, 62, Beit Hanoun.
20. Donia Mahdi Hamad,
16, Beit Hanoun.
21. Soha Hamad, 25, Beit Hanoun.
Salam Abu Sawaween, 22, Khan Younis.
23. Siraj Eyad Abdul-‘Aal, 8,
24. Abdul-Hadi Soufi, 24, Rafah.
Israeli Brutality and Violations in the West
Israeli occupation soldiers kidnap a Palestinian youngman:
More Than 1,000 Palestinians Kidnapped Since June 12, 2014
Ministry Of Health: “More Than 1,000 Palestinians Kidnapped
Since June 12"
Friday July 11, 2014 11:52 by Saed Bannoura - IMEMC News
Head of the Censure Department at the Palestinian Ministry Of
Detainees, Abdul-Nasser Ferwana, has stated that Israeli occupation
soldiers kidnapped more than 1,000 Palestinians since the three Israeli
settlers went missing on June 12, 2014.
Ferwana said that the
latest kidnappings against Palestinians in the West Bank brought the
number of Palestinians currently imprisoned by Israel to more than
He added that Israel never stopped kidnapping
Palestinians, as the Israeli occupation army has been kidnapping
approximately 35 each day, and that the vast majority of arrests take
place in the West Bank, while 350 Palestinians have been kidnapped in
occupied Jerusalem and historic Palestine.
researcher also said that the Israeli occupation army kidnapped nearly
200 children, 13 democratically elected legislators, including the head
of the Palestinian Legislative Council (PLC), Dr. Aziz Duwaik, as well
as two former ministers, bringing the number of imprisoned legislators
to 24, in addition to two ministers of former government.
Israeli occupation army also kidnapped 60 former prisoners who were
previously released under the “Shalit Prisoner Swap Agreement”, bringing
the number of detainees released under the deal, and then rearrested, to
more than 80, in direct violation of previously signed agreements.
Israel is also threatening to re-impose their terms, in effect
threatening to imprison them for life, or dozens of years, in direct
violation of the prisoner-swap deal.
The Palestinian official
stated that more than 180 of the recently kidnapped Palestinians have
been detained under arbitrary Administrative Detention order, without
charge or trial.
He called for keeping the issue of all
political prisoners as a priority, and to expose Israel’s violations,
especially since the arrests are ongoing and even escalating, while the
Israeli Prison Authority is imposing sanctions against the detainees,
and continuously punishing them.
Palestinian civilians sustain severe injuries in clashes with
[ 11/07/2014 - 09:37 AM ]
A wave of violent clashes broke out Thursday evening and Friday
morning between the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) and a group of
Palestinian youths in different areas of Bethlehem and al-Khalil.
A PIC correspondent at the scene said dozens of Palestinian youths
were treated for breathing problems and other suffered injuries as the
IOF targeted a rally staged in protest at the Israeli aggression against
Gaza, using live ammunition, tear gas, and rubber bullets.
Jawarish sustained a bullet injury in his feet while Ahmad Awda was hit
with a tear gas grenade in his face.
In another incident, other
civilians suffered from tear gas inhalation during confrontations with
Israeli troops in Housan village, west of Bethlehem.
clashes erupted on Friday in different areas of al-Khalil, including
Kharsa, Tabaka, Ahnina, and Bab al-Zawia. Heavy firing of tear gas
canisters and stun bombs by the IOF took place.
been reported in the clashes that happened in Bab al-Zawia, where dozens
of Israeli occupation patrols have been deployed in an attempt to launch
a mass-arrest campaign against Palestinian youths.
in al-Khalil reported confrontations with the IOF in Bani Na’im to the
east of al-Khalil for the second day running. Dozens of Palestinian
young men suffered breathing problems due to IOF heavy firing of tear
Palestinian citizen Jalal Matwer, from Bani Na’im, was
rounded up by Israeli special forces in the events.
has been no less tense in Beit Ummar and around al-Aroub refugee camp,
north of al-Khalil, after a drove of Israeli troops aboard armored jeeps
stormed the area and deployed themselves on rooftops of homes.
Palestinian citizen Muhammad Ayash was rushed to a hospital after he was
shot with an IOF rubber bullet in his head, eyewitnesses in Beit Ummar
told the PIC.
Violent clashes ignited by IOF in al-Khalil
[ 10/07/2014 - 10:29 AM ]
A round of violent confrontations burst out at dawn Thursday between
the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) and a group of Palestinian youths
across different areas of al-Khalil and in Salfit following a series of
arbitrary Israeli incursions into the region.
Local sources said dozens of Palestinian civilians suffered breathing
problems and other injuries after the Israeli occupation patrols stormed
their homes and deployed on their rooftops using tear gas canisters and
rubber bullets in the process.
The security apparatuses of the Palestinian Authority have added fuel
to fire by coming down heavily on the unarmed youths and beating them
In a related event, Israeli armored jeeps invaded al-Aroub refugee
camp and cordoned off several neighborhoods, escorted by dozens of
Israeli patrols and military vehicles summoned from the nearby Israeli
IOF targeted Palestinian youngsters in Beit Ummar, north of
al-Khalil, with tear gas and live ammunition, triggering violent clashes
in the town.
An Israeli watchtower, set at the expense of Palestinians’ lands
between Beit Awa and al-Majd village, to the west of al-Khalil, was set
ablaze. No fire injuries have been reported.
In another event, the IOF rounded up Palestinian young man Hussein
Yahya Nairat, from Methlon town, south of Jenin, and took him to an
unidentified destination as he was trying to pass through the Zaatara
military checkpoint, in the West Bank.
The situation has been no less tense in Salfit, where brutal
confrontations erupted as the IOF opened fire on a group of Palestinian
civilians who tried to take out some of the barbed wire surrounding the
Eye-witnesses said the Palestinian youngsters could only respond by
14 Palestinians Injured By Army Fire Near Ramallah
Friday July 11, 2014 05:35 by Saed Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies
Palestinian medical sources have reported that 14 Palestinians have
been shot and wounded by Israeli occupation soldiers' fire in different
villages and towns, in the central West Bank district of Ramallah,
throughout the night until the early dawn hours.
Local sources in
the Al-Jania village, west of Ramallah, stated that nine Palestinians
have been shot by live rounds, fired by invading Israeli soldiers.
Invading soldiers also fired dozens of gas bombs, rubber-coated
metal bullets and concussion grenades, while several local youth hurled
stones, empty bottles and Molotov cocktails at them.
Palestinians were treated for the effects of teargas inhalation.
Undercover soldiers also attempted to ambush the youths, but were
The residents said scores of Palestinians have
been hurt by army fire, while ambulances could not even enter the
village as the army besieged it, and declared it a closed military zone.
The village is subject not only to frequent invasions by Israeli
soldiers, but also to ongoing assaults carried out by armed fanatic
Clashes also took place in Deir Mashal
village, northwest of Ramallah, after dozens of soldiers invaded it,
firing rounds of live ammunition in addition to gas bombs, concussion
grenades, firebombs and rubber-coated metal bullets.
A number of
Palestinians threw a tank of propane gas at one of the invading Israeli
Two Palestinians have also been wounded, by
rubber-coated metal bullets, in the al-Biereh nearby town, and the army
also kidnapped at least four others.
Clashes also took place
near the Psagot illegal Israeli settlement, in the area.
Palestinians have been injured in Ni’lin village, during clashes with
Israeli soldiers invading it through its eastern side, close to a bypass
road used by Israeli settlers illegally living in the area, as well as
The Israeli occupation soldiers tried to invade
the village, but were met with fierce resistance from hundreds of local
youth, who hurled stones, bottles and Molotov cocktails at them.
968 Palestinian civilians rounded up since launch of IOF
[ 10/07/2014 - 02:19 PM ]
The Israeli occupation army and police forces rounded up 33
Palestinian civilians Wednesday evening and early Thursday morning
following a series of incursions into the West Bank and 48 Occupied
Palestine, bringing the total number of Palestinians captured since the
launch of IOF mass-arrest campaign to 968 captives.
According to a statement issued by the Palestinian Prisoner Society
on Thursday, the Israeli patrols apprehended 2 Palestinians from
Bethlehem, 2 from Ramallah, one from Jenin, and another from Tulkarem.
12 Palestinians were arrested in Occupied Jerusalem, including 10
from Shufa’at and Ras al-Amoud and two others from the Old City, PPS
Ayman al-Haj Yahya, Secretary of the Arab Association for
Ex-Prisoners in 48 Occupied Palestine, further documented the arrest of
15 Palestinian youths in Negev, al-Tayba, al-Jalil, and Ara.
PPS statement further pointed out the geographical distribution of
the captives detained since the launch of the Israeli military campaign
across different cities and provinces.
Al-Khalil hit a record high of 243 detainees, followed by 166 from
the 1948 Occupied Palestine, 136 from Occupied Jerusalem, 114 from
Nablus, and 96 from Bethlehem.
72 citizens were rounded up in Ramallah and al-Bira, compared to 67
from Jenin, 31 from Tulkarem, 20 From Qalqilya, and 23 From Salfit,
Tubas and Ariha.
PPS lawyer Jacqueline Frarja kept record of prisoners’ sworn torture
affidavits. A recent testimony delivered by Bethlehem native Suhaib
Taleb Shousha, locked up in Etzion jail, unveils the heavy beatings,
boot-kicking, and moral humiliation to which the prisoner has been
subjected, besides of the dire detention circumstances inside of
Lawyer Frarja said following a visit to Etzion prison traces of
severe torture and injuries appeared on Suhaib’s body.