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  • Un Palestinien tué par des tirs israéliens à la lisière de la bande de Gaza et d’Israël
    Environ 5 000 Palestiniens ont manifesté, vendredi, en différents points de la frontière, selon l’armée israélienne.
    Le Monde avec AFP Publié le 28 décembre 2018 à 19h36

    Un Palestinien a été tué, vendredi 28 décembre, par des tirs israéliens lors de manifestations et de heurts près de la barrière de sécurité séparant Israël de la bande de Gaza, a fait savoir le ministère de la santé dans le territoire palestinien.

    Karam Fayyad , 26 ans, a été tué à l’est de la ville de Khan Younès, dans le sud de la bande de Gaza, a rapporté le porte-parole du ministère, Achraf Al-Qodra. Huit autres Palestiniens ont été blessés lors de ces nouveaux affrontements.

    #Palestine_assassinée #marcheduretour

  •  » Israeli Army Kills One Palestinian, Injures 90, In Gaza
    IMEMC News - September 24, 2018 11:46 PM

    Israeli soldiers killed, Monday, one Palestinian and injured 90 others, during a protest in northern Gaza, especially at the shore where many boats attempted to sail and challenge the ongoing Israeli siege on the coastal region.

    Media sources in Gaza said the soldiers fired a barrage of live fire, in addition to high-velocity gas bombs and rubber-coated steel bullets.

    The Health Ministry in Gaza has confirmed that the soldiers killed Mohammad Fayez Salim Abu Sadeq, 21, and injured ninety other Palestinians, including ten who were shot with live fire.

    It added that the soldiers also fired a gas bomb directly at a Palestinian Red Crescent ambulance, while trying to reach some of the wounded protesters.

    Furthermore, the soldiers shot Monser Sawwaf, a cameraman working of the Anadolu Turkish News Agency, with a gas bomb in his leg, while live rounds also struck his camera and equipment.

    It is worth mentioning that, using slingshots, Palestinian protesters managed to down an Israeli drone while firing gas bombs at them.

    The soldiers also fired many gas bombs and live rounds at the boats, trying to break the illegal siege on Gaza.


  • » Israeli Soldiers Kills A Child In Southern Gaza
    IMEMC News - September 20, 2018 5:42 AM

    Israeli soldiers killed, on Wednesday night, a Palestinian child from Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, and injured many Palestinians in several parts of the coastal region.

    The Health Ministry in Gaza said the soldiers killed Mo’men Ibrahim Abu Eyada, 15 , from Rafah, after shooting him with a live round in the head, east of the city.

    According to Israeli Ynet News, the army said they “had no knowledge of any casualties or any live fire used by the soldiers,” and added that “only a very few officials were available for comments, because Israel was marking the Yom Kippur fast day.”

    Furthermore, the soldiers fired dozens of live rounds, and high-velocity gas bombs, at Palestinian protesters near the perimeter fence, east of Deir al-Balah, in central Gaza, wounding six Palestinians with live fire, and causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation.

    The two Palestinians were rushed to the Al-Aqsa Hospital in Deir al-Balah, while the medics provided the needed treatment to scores of Palestinians who suffered the effects of teargas inhalation, in addition to various cuts and bruises.


    • Palestinian teen shot dead by Israeli forces in Gaza
      Sept. 20, 2018 10:30 A.M. (Updated: Sept. 21, 2018 1:11 P.M.)

      GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — A Palestinian teen was shot and killed by Israeli forces, while three others were injured during protests on Wednesday night, east of Rafah in the southern besieged Gaza Strip.

      Ashraf al-Qidra, the spokesperson for the Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza, confirmed that a 15-year-old Palestinian was killed after Israeli forces fired live ammunition at him.

      The ministry identified the killed teen as Muamen Abu Eyada , from the al-Brazil neighborhood in Rafah in southern Gaza.

      The ministry added that three other Palestinians were injured during the protests due to Israeli live ammunition.
      The identity and condition of the three injured remained unknown.

      Muamen’s killing comes after the people of Gaza marched on Wednesday in the funeral processions of four Palestinians, who were killed the day before by Israel.

      Throughout the unrest, rights groups have repeatedly denounced what they have termed Israeli forces’ “shoot-to-kill” policy against Palestinians who did not constitute a threat at the time of their death or who could have been subdued in a non-lethal manner.

  • » Army Kills A Palestinian Teen, Injures 210, In Gaza
    IMEMC News - September 7, 2018 7:24 PM

    The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that Israeli soldiers killed, Friday, a teenage boy, and injured at least 210 others, during the Great Return March processions, in several parts of the besieged Gaza Strip.

    Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza said the soldiers killed Bilal Mustafa Khaffaja , 17, after shooting him with a live round in the chest, east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.

    He added that the soldiers also injured 210 Palestinians, including 45 with live fire, and added that 70 of the wounded were moved to several hospitals, while the rest received treatment in make-shift hospitals. Among the wounded are fifteen children.

    Media sources in Gaza said the soldiers, including sharpshooters, stationed on sand hills and fortified posts, fired dozens of live rounds, in addition to rubber-coated steel bullets and high-velocity gas bombs at the protesters, along the eastern part of the Gaza Strip.

    #Palestine_assassinée #Marcheduretour

  • » Israeli Army Kills A Fourth Palestinian In Gaza
    IMEMC News - July 20, 2018 8:09 PM

    Palestinian medical sources have confirmed that Israeli soldiers killed, Friday, a fourth Palestinian, in the Gaza Strip, after it killed three others earlier.

    The Health Ministry stated that an Israeli army sharpshooter shot Mohammad Sharif Badwan , 27, with a live round in the chest, east of Gaza City.

    Badwan is a member of the al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas; he was killed while unarmed and participating in the Great Return March procession, east of Gaza city, when the soldiers attacked the protesters with live fire, rubber-coated steel bullets, high-velocity gas bombs and concussion grenades.

    Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, said the soldiers also injured 120 Palestinians, including 50 who were rushed to hospitals in the coastal region.

    One of the wounded Palestinians in a journalist, identified as Zaki Awadallah, who was shot by the army east of Gaza city.

    Also on Friday, the soldiers killed three Palestinian fighters, and injured many residents, after the army fired missiles into two sites run by the al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, in Rafah and Khan Younis, in the southern parts of the Gaza Strip.

    #Palestine_assassinée #marcheduretour

  •  » Israeli Soldiers Injure Three Women In Gaza
    IMEMC News - July 4, 2018 2:58 AM

    Israeli soldiers shot, on Tuesday evening, three Palestinian women, and caused dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, during an all-women protest on Palestinian lands near the Israeli fence, east of Gaza city.

    The soldiers, stationed in their sniper posts hundreds of meters away, fired live rounds and dozens of high-velocity gas bombs at the protesters, wounding three women with live fire, and causing dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation.

    Medics provided the injured women with the urgently-need medical aid and moved the three women, who were shot with live fire, to the Shifa Medical Center, west of Gaza city.


  • Lebanon News, Breaking News - Israeli army kills Palestinian nurse in Gaza border protest - medics
    Jun 01 2018 - 20:47

    Israeli forces killed a Palestinian nurse on Friday as she tried to help a wounded protester at the Gaza border, according to health officials and a witness, while Israel said militants had attacked its troops with gunfire and a grenade.

    Razan Al-Najar ’s death brought to 119 the number of Palestinians killed in weekly demonstrations launched on March 30 in the Gaza Strip, an enclave controlled by the Islamist group Hamas and long subject to grinding Israeli and Egyptian embargoes.

    Najar, a 21-year-old volunteer medic, was shot as she ran toward the fortified border fence, east of the south Gaza city of Khan Younis, in a bid to reach a casualty, a witness said.

    Wearing a white uniform, “she raised her hands high in a clear way, but Israeli soldiers fired and she was hit in the chest,” the witness, who requested anonymity, told Reuters.

    #Palestine_assassinée #marcheduretour

    • Gaza. Une Palestinienne de 21 ans tuée par un tir de l’armée israélienne
      Publié le 01/06/2018 à 20h22

      Une Palestinienne a été tuée par balle, vendredi 1er juin, par des soldats israéliens lors d’affrontements près de la frontière entre la bande de Gaza et Israël, a indiqué un responsable des services de santé de l’enclave.

      Ce décès porte à 123 le nombre de Palestiniens tués par des soldats israéliens depuis le début d’un mouvement de protestation à Gaza le 30 mars, a indiqué Achraf al-Qodra, le porte-parole du ministère gazaoui de la Santé.

      Razan al-Najjar , 21 ans, a été touchée à la poitrine à l’est de Khan Younès, dans le sud de la bande de Gaza.

      Elle travaillait, selon le porte-parole, comme bénévole pour le ministère et portait un uniforme blanc de personnel de santé.

    • Updated: Army Kills A Medic, Injures 100 Palestinians, Including 40 With Live Fire, In Gaza
      June 2, 2018 4:20 AM

      (...) Razan was killed when an Israeli sniper shot her in the back, and the bullet went through her heart.

      Dr. Rasha Abdul-Rahman Qdeih said she was with Razan when they were trying to help wounded Palestinians, but five army jeeps came close to the fence, before two soldiers left one of the vehicles and pointed their sniper scopes at them.

      “I shouted at my colleagues to take cover and remain alert,” she said, “The soldiers fired several rounds, and some minutes later, we managed to evacuate the wounded, before the soldiers started firing gas bombs.”

      “But then, the soldiers fired several exploding rounds at us; one of them struck Razan and killed her, and another bullet struck a medic, identified as Rami Abu Jazar, in his thigh, in addition to shrapnel in his left thigh, arm and leg, while another medic, Mahmoud Abdul-‘Aati, was injured by shrapnel,” Dr. Rasha added.

      It is worth mentioning that Razan is the second medic to be killed by Israeli army fire since March 30th, after the soldiers killed Mousa Jaber Abu Hassanein, 36, who was shot on May 14th, while wearing a clearly marked medic vest.

      The soldiers also injured 223 medics, including 29 who were shot with live fire or after being directly targeted with high-velocity gas bombs.(...)

    • PCHR

      Gaza Strip:
      Friday, 01 June 2018

      At approximately 16:00 on the same Friday, hundreds of civilians, including women and children started swarming into the demonstration yard in the Return encampment, east of Khuza’ah village, east of Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip to participate in the tenth Friday upon a call by the Supreme National Authority for the March of Return and Breaking the Siege. At approximately 17:00, the numbers of civilians, reaching to thousands, as hundreds of them moved into the northeast of the camp, set fire to tires, chanted national slogans and raised flags. Some of them attempted to approach the border fence between the Gaza Strip and Israel. Israeli forces stationed behind hills and sand barriers and in military vehicles along the border fence sporadically opened fire at the protesters and fired tear gas canisters at them and the camp’s yard. The shooting sporadically continued for until approximately 19:45 on the same day resulted in the killing of Razan Ashraf al-Najjar (21), a volunteer paramedic from Khuza’ah in eastern Khan Younis working for the Medical Relief Society after being shot with a bullet that entered her chest and exited her back. at approximately 18:30. She was wounded along with 2 of her colleagues identified as Rami Nahru Mohammed Abu Jazar (29), who was wounded with a bullet to the left leg and shrapnel to the right leg and left hand, and Mahmoud Fathi ‘Abdel ‘Aati (38) who was wounded with shrapnel to the left leg when they all were 100 meters away from the border fence, northwest of the Return camp in eastern Khuza’ah, helping 2 persons wounded. Doctors declared death of Razan at approximately 19:00 after her arrival at the Gaza European Hospital in Khan Younis, noting that Razan had been present since the first day of the Return camp opening and worked as a volunteer almost daily evacuating and helping dozens of civilians wounded. Moreover, 38 civilians, including 2 children and 5 paramedics, were wounded. Four of them were hit with live bullets and its shrapnel and 32 were directly hit with tear gas canisters.