medicalcondition:injuries

  • How the U.S. Weaponized the Border Wall
    https://theintercept.com/2019/02/10/us-mexico-border-fence-history

    Migrants die and disappear in staggeringly high numbers along the U.S.-Mexico border, as Washington over the years has shut down relatively safe, traditional urban entry points, forcing border crossers into hostile desert terrain. Migrants also sustain severe life-threatening or crippling injuries. They fall into mine shafts and break their backs. Dehydration damages their kidneys. Others are bitten by snakes or injured in chases. The tall metal fences that run as barriers along segments of (...)

    #FBI #CIA #capteur #frontières #migration #surveillance #militarisation


  • » Israeli Soldiers Kill One Palestinian, Injure Another, Near Jenin
    IMEMC News -February 5, 2019 1:47 AM
    http://imemc.org/article/israeli-soldiers-kill-one-palestinian-injure-another-near-jenin

    Israeli soldiers killed, on Monday evening, one Palestinian teen and injured another, near the entrance of the al-Jalama village, northeast of Jenin in northern West Bank. The army claimed that Palestinians were riding a motor cycle and “hurled an explosive at the soldiers,” and did not report any injuries.

    Mahmoud Sa’adi, the director of the Emergency Department of the Palestinian Red Crescent in Jenin, said the slain Palestinian has been identified as Abdullah Faisal Omar Tawalba , 19, from the al-Jalama village, and added that Omar Ahmad Hanana, 15, was injured but is in a stable condition.

    Palestinian medical sources said the medics moved the slain Palestinian, and the wounded teen, to Jenin Governmental Hospital.

    They added that Tawalba was shot with several live rounds in the head and legs.

    Eyewitnesses said the two were riding a motorcycle near the village, when the soldiers opened fire at them, and denied the Israeli military allegation, stating that the army will say anything to justify murdering Palestinians.

    They added that the two Palestinians were riding their motorcycle back home, in al-Jalama and ‘Arrana villages near Jenin, while returning from work.

    #Palestine_assassinée

    • Israeli Army Admits the Palestinian Motorcyclist They Killed Had No Explosives
      February 11, 2019 4:58 AM
      http://imemc.org/article/israeli-army-admits-the-palestinian-motorcyclist-they-killed-had-no-explosive

      Following an investigation by the Israeli military into the killing of a Palestinian motorcycle rider on February 5th, and the severe wounding of his passenger, the military was forced to admit that their initial claim that the young man had explosives was a false claim.

      Abdullah Faisal Omar Tawalba , 19, was shot and killed by Israeli forces on February 5th, 2019, at an Israeli military checkpoint in Jenin, in the northern part of the West Bank.

      His passenger, Omar Ahmad Hanana, 15, was also shot by the Israeli military and badly injured, but is in stable condition at the Jenin Governmental Hospital run by the Palestinian Authority.

      Initially, the Israeli military reported to the media that the young men had approached the checkpoint and “tried to plant explosives”.

      An investigation by Israeli military police found no evidence whatsoever of any explosives of any kind.

      The soldiers claimed that they “heard an explosion,” and “where sure “an explosive was thrown at the roadblock, before they opened fire.”


  • UPDATE: Palestinian teen shot dead by Israeli forces for alleged stab attempt
    Jan. 30, 2019 11:13 A.M. (Updated: Jan. 30, 2019 2:39 P.M.)
    http://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?ID=782391

    BETHLEHEM (Ma’an) — Israeli security forces shot and killed a Palestinian teen at the al-Zaayim checkpoint, on a road that leads to the entrance of the illegal Israeli settlement of Maale Adumim, east of occupied Jerusalem, on Wednesday morning.

    Hebrew-language news sites reported that Israeli soldiers deployed at the checkpoint opened fire at a Palestinian teen who was allegedly wielding a knife and running towards them.

    The Palestinian Ministry of Health identified the killed teen as 16-year-old Samah Zuheir Mubarak , a resident from Ramallah City.

    An Israeli police spokesperson said in a statement that the Palestinian teen attempted to stab one of the Israeli soldiers situated at the checkpoint, when security forces intervened and opened fire.

    The teen was critically injured, however, succumbed to her injuries within a few minutes.

    No injuries were reported among Israelis.

    #Palestine_assassinée

    • Soldiers Kill A Palestinian Teenage Girl Near Jerusalem
      January 31, 2019 1:04 AM
      http://imemc.org/article/soldiers-kill-a-palestinian-teenage-girl-near-jerusalem

      Israeli soldiers shot and killed, Wednesday, a Palestinian teenage girl, only 16 years of age, at the Zaim military roadblock, east of occupied Jerusalem, reportedly after she “attempted to stab them.”

      The Israeli Police claimed that the child, Samah Zoheir Mubarak, 16, was carrying her schoolbag when she “pulled a knife and attempted to stab the soldiers,” when the officers fired several live rounds at her and killed her.

      Furthermore, the police later abducted Samah’s father, and moved him to the al-Maskobiyya interrogation center in Jerusalem.

      Media sources said the Samah was wearing an Islamic Niqab, and that the soldiers ordered her to uncover her face, but she refused before the soldiers shot and killed her, alleging that she attempted to stab them.

      She was walking in an area of the military roadblock only designated for vehicles and not pedestrians when she was fatally shot from a close range. The Border Police examined her schoolbag, which was filled with books, and school stationary.

      Samah was left bleeding on the ground and died from her wounds. She is from Nusseirat in Gaza, but her family moved to Umm ash-Sharayet neighborhood in the central West Bank city of Ramallah, and was an eleven-grade school student.

      It is worth mentioning that Samah has just returned from Mecca, in Saudi Arabia, a few days ago, after performing pilgrimage.


  • Killed Palestinian woman laid to rest in Gaza
    Jan. 12, 2019 4:28 P.M. (Updated : Jan. 12, 2019 4:28 P.M.)
    http://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?ID=782243

    GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Palestinian crowds marched, Saturday noon, in the funeral of Amal Mustafa Taramsi , 43, who was shot and killed by Israeli forces during protests at the eastern borders of the besieged Gaza Strip, on Friday afternoon.

    Hundreds of Palestinians, alongside head of the Hamas movement’s politburo, Ismail Haniyeh, and several other movement leaders took part in the funeral.

    The funeral procession set off from the Shifa Hospital in Gaza City towards her home in the Sheikh Radwan neighborhood before burial at the neighborhood’s cemetery.

    More than 25 Palestinians were injured during Friday protests with live bullets, rubber-coated steel bullets while dozens of others suffered tear-gas inhalation.

    Two journalists and a paramedic were among injuries, while a Palestinian ambulance was also targeted by Israeli forces.

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    Updated : Soldiers Kill One Woman, Injure 25 Palestinians, Including A Medic and Two Journalists, In Gaza
    January 11, 2019 4:46 PM
    http://imemc.org/article/soldiers-injure-kill-one-woman-injure-14-palestinians-including-a-medic-in-ga

    The Palestinian Health Ministry said the slain Palestinian woman has been identified as Amal Mustafa at-Taramisi , 43, from Sheikh Radwan neighborhood, north of Gaza city.

    It added that the woman was shot in her head, and died from her serious wounds shortly after she was injured.

    #Palestine_assassinée #marcheduretour


  • 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
    https://www.lemonde.fr/international/article/2018/12/28/un-palestinien-tue-par-des-tirs-israeliens-a-la-lisiere-de-la-bande-de-gaza-

    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


  • Palestinian teen killed, 40 others injured in Gaza protests
    Dec. 21, 2018 4:43 P.M. (Updated: Dec. 21, 2018 5:28 P.M.)
    http://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?ID=782146

    GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — A Palestinian teen was shot and killed by Israeli forces, while at least 40 others sustained injuries with Israeli live fire, and dozens suffered tear-gas inhalation as Israeli forces suppressed the 39th Friday of the return marches across the eastern borders of the besieged Gaza Strip.

    The Palestinian Ministry of Health confirmed that Muhammad Muin al-Jahjouh ,16, was shot and killed by Israeli forces at the eastern borders of Gaza, while 40 Palestinians were injured with Israeli bullets.

    The ministry added that a journalist and a paramedic were among those injured.

    Palestinian protesters had gathered at the eastern borders of Gaza.

    Israeli forces opened live fire and tear-gas bombs directly targeting Palestinian protesters gathered at the eastern borders of Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip, and in Jabaliya in the northern Gaza Strip. (...)

    #Palestine_assassinée


  • Injuries reported as Israel suppresses 20th naval march in Gaza
    Dec. 17, 2018 4:34 P.M. (Updated: Dec. 18, 2018 1:49 P.M.)
    http://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?ID=782115

    GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — At least 22 Palestinians were injured by Israeli forces’ gunfire as they suppressed the 20th weekly naval march in the northern besieged Gaza Strip, on Monday afternoon.

    Medical sources confirmed that 22 Palestinians were injured, 3 of whom were injured with Israeli live bullets and 19 with rubber-coated steel bullets and tear-gas suffocation.

    Palestinian protesters gathered at the northern borders of the Gaza Strip to take part in protests in an attempt to break the siege imposed on the Gaza Strip.

    Israeli war boats opened live fire, rubber-coated steel bullets and tear-gas bombs at Palestinian protesters and boats attempting to break the siege.

    Twenty boats, along with hundreds of Palestinian protesters, had set off from the Gaza seaport towards the Israeli “Zikim” beach.

    Many attempts have been made throughout the years to draw the public’s attention to and break the ongoing siege of the Gaza Strip whether via ships attempting to sail into Gaza or ships attempting to sail from Gaza.

    #marchecôtière


  • Are women more likely to be harmed by medical device failures? - ICIJ
    https://www.icij.org/blog/2018/12/are-women-more-likely-to-be-harmed-by-medical-device-failures

    The best source for gender-specific data on injuries and deaths linked to medical devices should be the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. The FDA collects that information in “adverse event” reports filed by manufacturers, doctors and others when a device has harmed a patient – or has experienced a malfunction that would lead to harm if it were to recur. An ICIJ analysis of this data identified more than 83,000 deaths and 1.7 million injuries linked to medical devices.

    Yet the FDA won’t make gender information public. An agency spokeswoman told ICIJ that revealing gender or age would violate patient confidentiality rules and that more broadly, “conclusions can not be drawn” about sex-specific differences in adverse event rates, because the reports themselves often contain unverified and incomplete information.

    #sexisme_médical #santé #implants #santé_publique #femmes

    • … More than 10 million people have received breast implants over the last decade, and more than 1 million have gotten Essure, which as of the end of this year will have been pulled from the market in every country. Hundreds of thousands have had a mesh implant. There is no comparable group of male-focused products with these kinds of widespread problems.


  • At least 40 Palestinians injured in Gaza protests
    Nov. 16, 2018 5:28 P.M.
    http://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?ID=781820

    GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — At least 40 Palestinians were injured by Israeli forces’ live fire during the 34th Friday of “The Great March of Return” protests alongside the eastern borders of the besieged Gaza Strip.

    Spokesperson of the Ministry of Health in Gaza, Ashraf al-Qidra, confirmed that 40 injuries arrived to hospitals for treatment.

    Palestinian protesters had arrived at the eastern borders of the Gaza Strip to take part in protests of the 34th Friday of return and breaking the siege protests.

    Israeli soldiers deployed at the borders opened live fire at protesters in the return camp of eastern al-Breij refugee camps in the central Gaza Strip, and in return camps in eastern Rafah of the southern Gaza Strip.

    #Gaza #marcheduretour


  • 10 Palestinians injured as Gaza’s naval march continues
    Nov. 6, 2018 11:34 A.M. (Updated: Nov. 6, 2018 12:27 P.M.)
    http://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?ID=781702

    GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Israeli forces opened fire at Palestinian crowds gathered at the northern borders of the besieged Gaza Strip to take part in the 15th naval march setting off from the Gaza seaport in an attempt to break the nearly 12-year Israeli siege, on Monday.

    Local sources reported that Israeli forces injured 10 Palestinians, including four injuries with Israeli live ammunition, while several others suffered from tear-gas inhalation.

    Those injured were transferred to the Indonesian and al-Shifa hospitals to receive the necessary medical treatment; their conditions were reported as moderate.

    Sources added that a number of boats set off from Gaza’s seaport towards the Israeli Zikim beach, Israeli forces fired live ammunition and tear-gas bombs to suppress protesters participating in the naval march.

    The National Committee for Breaking the Siege, which organized the naval march, said “We will not stop the return marches and the naval marches until our goals are achieved,” referring to breaking the Israeli siege and allowing Palestinians the right of return as refugees to their original homelands, now in present-day Israel.

    #marchecôtière


  • » Palestinian Man Dies From Serious Wounds Suffered In Khan Younis
    IMEMC News - November 5, 2018 1:38 PM
    http://imemc.org/article/palestinian-man-dies-from-serious-wounds-suffered-in-gaza

    Palestinian medical sources have reported that a man died, on Monday morning, from complications resulting from wounds he suffered three weeks earlier, after Israeli soldiers shot him in southern Gaza.

    The sources said the man, Ghanem Ibrahim Sharab , 44, from Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, was shot by the soldiers three weeks ago.

    Sharab died from serious complications resulting from his injury, especially after the doctors had to amputate his left foot, on October 29th.

    Gaza Strip hospitals have been complaining from serious deficiency in urgent medical supplies and equipment in the besieged and improvised coastal region.

    The Health Ministry in Gaza issued numerous statements and appeals regarding the seriously deteriorating conditions in the hospitals, due to the thousands of injuries, including hundreds who suffered very serious wounds, since the Great Return March processions started on March 30th, and the ongoing Israeli siege on the coastal region.

    #Palestine_assassinée #marcheduretour


  • Teenage Gazan dies of injuries sustained in 2014 Israeli airstrike
    Nov. 3, 2018 11:35 A.M.
    http://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?ID=781673

    GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — A Palestinian 14-year-old boy died, on Saturday morning, of wounds he had sustained in an Israeli airstrike that targeted his family home in the besieged Gaza Strip in 2014.

    The al-Wafaa Hospital for Rehabilitation and Specialized Surgery announced that Muhammad al-Rifi, 14, died of his injuries on Saturday morning.

    The hospital pointed out that al-Rifi had sustained a critical injury in his cervical vertebrae, which left Muhammad Quadriplegic and on ventilators for four years.

    Muhammad had sustained his injury in an Israeli airstrike that targeted his family home in the al-Tuffah of eastern Gaza City during the Israeli offensive against the Gaza Strip in 2014.

    Muhammad’s father, brother and four of his cousins were killed in that same airstrike.

    According to the Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza, at least 2,147 Palestinians were killed during the 51-day Israeli offensive on Gaza in 2014, including 72 who later succumbed to their wounds.

    #Palestine_assassinée


  • » Israeli Military Claims to Open Investigation into Killing of Palestinian Medic
    IMEMC News - October 31, 2018 12:34 AM
    http://imemc.org/article/israeli-military-claims-to-open-investigation-into-killing-of-palestinian-med

    The Israeli military announced Tuesday that they have opened an investigation into the Israeli sharpshooters who targeted and killed 21-year old Palestinian medic Razan Ashraf al-Najjar during a massacre of civilians protesting at the Gaza-Israel border in May.

    This is a re-opening of the initial military probe, which claimed that she had not been shot intentionally. The Military Advocate General, Brig. Gen. Sharon Afek, said that the Israeli Military police should re-open the investigation. The initial investigation involved only interviews with the soldiers who were on duty at the border the day she was killed – no interviews with Palestinian eyewitnesses, no ballistics or physical investigation, no autopsy.

    Palestinian officials have called for independent, outside investigations into not only the killing of Razan, but all of the over 200 deaths by Israeli gunfire and the more than 20,000 injuries caused by Israeli forces firing into crowds of demonstrators at the border each Friday since March 30th.

    Razan Ashraf Najjar, 22, was a female volunteer medic who was shot and killed by Israeli forces while helping treat wounded protesters at a ‘Great Return March’ protest on Friday June 1st, 2018. On the same day, Israeli forces injured 100 Palestinians, including 40 who were shot with live fire.

    The Palestinian Health Ministry said the soldiers resorted to the excessive use of force against Palestinian protesters, participating in the Great Return March, and marching for breaking the ongoing deadly Israeli siege on the Gaza Strip.

    Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, stated that the Razan was killed by live Israeli army fire after the soldiers targeted five medics providing treatment to wounded Palestinians in the “Return Camp,” east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Prior to her injury, Razan, managed to render aid to many wounded Palestinians, including an elderly man who suffered the effects of teargas inhalation.

    Razan, who was wearing a clearly-marked medic vest, was at least 100 meters away from the eastern border fence when she was shot while providing aid to wounded Palestinians and attempting to evacuate them to the field clinic.

    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.” (...)

    #Razan_al-Najjar

    • Israël : l’enquête sur la mort de la secouriste Razan al-Najjar va se poursuivre
      Par RFI Publié le 30-10-2018
      De notre correspondant à Jérusalem, Guilhem Delteil
      http://www.rfi.fr/moyen-orient/20181030-gaza-secouriste-razan-armee-justice

      La mort de Razan al-Najjar avait entraîné une vague de condamnations et l’émissaire des Nations unies pour le processus de paix au Proche-Orient avait enjoint Israël à « calibrer son usage de la force ». La secouriste palestinienne a été tuée le 1er juin dernier par un tir israélien alors qu’elle intervenait professionnellement dans les rassemblements organisés le long de la barrière de séparation. Un décès sur lequel l’avocat général de l’armée demande désormais une enquête approfondie.
      (...)
      Rapidement après les faits, l’armée israélienne avait ouvert une enquête. Ses conclusions l’ont conduit à considérer que la jeune secouriste n’avait pas été victime d’un tir intentionnel et qu’un « nombre limité de balles avait été tiré lors de l’incident ».

      Elle dénonce de manière continue ces rassemblements comme des « émeutes violentes » et souligne que ce jour-là, un véhicule militaire avait essuyé des tirs palestiniens. Mais l’avocat général, principal avocat de l’armée, souhaite un examen plus en profondeur des circonstances et a demandé à la police militaire de poursuivre l’enquête.


  • What the Numbers Really Tell Us About Living Longer in Retirement
    https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/903969

    [...] overall, the study [1] found that Americans are faring worse in a wide range of measures, including infant mortality and low birth weight, injuries and homicides, drug-related deaths, obesity and diabetes, heart disease and chronic lung disease. Many of the conditions sharply reduce the odds of reaching age 50 - and for those who do, the conditions contribute to poorer health and greater illness later in life, the report found.

    “If health were an Olympic event, we have been getting beat by lots of other nations,” said Stephen Bezruchka, a professor at the School of Public Health of the University of Washington in Seattle.

    The poor performance does not stem only from problems with access to healthcare, he notes. “We tend to confuse health and healthcare,” he said, adding that research shows that medical care accounts for no more than 15 percent of the mortality gap between the United States and other rich countries.

    Epidemiologists have documented that societies with less economic equality have worse than average health. Some of this stems from the inability of lower-income households to meet basic needs such as adequate nutrition and shelter. But at the high end of wealth, Bezruchka notes, there is a diminishing-return effect - money can purchase only so much health.

    “Those with more income do have lower mortality, but you get a greater return on average health by taking a little from the rich and giving it to the poorer person.

    #santé #inégalités #états-unis

    [1] rapport annuel de la Society of Actuaries (SOA): "mortality improvement scale”


  • Injuries reported as Israel suppresses 13th naval march in Gaza
    Oct. 22, 2018 5:52 P.M. (Updated: Oct. 22, 2018 5:52 P.M.)
    http://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?ID=781558

    GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — At least ten Palestinians were injured by Israeli ammunition, while others suffered tear-gas inhalation, as Israeli forces suppressed hundreds of Palestinian protesters in the naval march in Beit Lahiya in the besieged Gaza Strip, on Monday afternoon.

    Medical sources confirmed to Ma’an that one Palestinian was injured with a live bullet in the leg in the Zikim area.

    A Ma’an reporter said that Israeli forces opened fire at protesters approaching the border fence.

    Israeli forces also fired tear-gas bombs causing many to suffer tear-gas inhalation.

    The National Committee for Breaking the Siege had called upon Palestinians to take part in the 13th naval protest.

    Dozens of ships has also sailed off the coast in an attempt to break the 12-year-long siege on Gaza.

    Many attempts have been made throughout the years to draw the public’s attention to and break the on-going siege of the Gaza Strip whether via ships attempting to sail into Gaza or ships attempting to sail from Gaza.

    #marchecôtière


  • » Palestinian Killed as Israeli Military drops Multiple Bombs in Gaza
    IMEMC News - October 17, 2018 9:47 AM
    http://imemc.org/article/palestinian-killed-as-israeli-military-drops-multiple-bombs-in-gaza

    The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza said one Palestinian, identified as Naji Jamal Mohammad Za’anin , 25, was killed when the Israeli missiles struck a site in Beit Lahia, in northern Gaza. The Palestinian was from Beit Hanoun, also in the northern part of the Gaza Strip.

    The Israeli airforce dropped bombs in several parts of Gaza Wednesday morning, wounding 14 Palestinians in addition to killing Za’anin, including six schoolchildren, in Deir al-Balah city, in central Gaza, before they were rushed to the Al-Aqsa Hospital.

    The Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, said the army targeted three of its centers in several parts of the Gaza Strip.

    The first center, Abu Jarad, south of Gaza city, and the second, al-Waha, west of Beit Lahia, in northern Gaza, and the third in the Zeitoun neighborhood, in the center of Gaza city.

    The army later fired more missiles into areas in Rafah, in southern Gaza, and another site of the al-Qassam Brigades in Deir al-Balah, in central Gaza. In addition, the Israeli Air Force fired missiles into agricultural lands in the az-Zanna area, in Bani Suheila town, east of Khan Younis, and a near the seaport, west of Khan Younis, in southern Gaza.

    For its part, Egypt started contacting Palestinian officials in Gaza, and Israeli officials, in an attempt to mediate an prevent a further escalation in the area.

    The bombs were dropped on Gaza after unknown Palestinians fired a rocket into Israel Wednesday morning, causing no injuries.

    Abu Mujahed, the spokesperson of the Popular Resistance Committees in Gaza, said in a statement that no Palestinian resistance groups were involved in the firing of the rocket – and that all the armed Palestinian resistance groups are always willing to claim responsibility if they ever do fire rockets.

    The statement was made after discussions with the representatives of all the Palestinian armed resistance groups.

    #Palestine_assassinée


  • Palestinian shot dead after alleged stabbing attack near Salfit
    Oct. 15, 2018 2:22 P.M. (Updated: Oct. 15, 2018 4:25 P.M.)
    http://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?ID=781468

    SALFIT (Ma’an) — A Palestinian was shot and killed by Israeli forces, on Monday, after he allegedly attempted to stab Israeli soldiers in the Barkan industrial area, near the illegal Israeli settlement of Ariel near Salfit City in the northern occupied West Bank.

    Hebrew-language news outlets reported Israeli forces opened fire at a Palestinian after he allegedly attempted to stab several Israeli soldiers at the Gitai Avishar Junction.

    Locals identified the identity of the killed Palestinian as Elias Saleh Yassin , 22, from the Bidya village in western Salfit.

    The Israeli army confirmed that no injuries were reported among Israelis.

    #Palestine_assassinée

    • “Palestinian, Who Was Killed In Alleged Stabbing Attempt, Identified”
      October 15, 2018 3:10 PM IMEMC News
      http://imemc.org/article/israel-soldiers-kill-a-palestinian-after-an-alleged-stabbing-attempt-near-sal

      The Palestinian, who was killed by Israeli soldiers near an illegal colony, north of Salfit, in the occupied West Bank, Monday, has been identified as Elias Saleh Yassin, 22, from Biddya village, west of Salfit.

      The Palestinian was shot dead by soldiers stationed at the “Gitai” Junction, close to Ariel illegal colony.

      The Israeli army said the soldiers shot and killed him “before he was able to attack any of them.

      The area is also close to Industrial Zone of Barkan colony, where two Israeli settlers, identified as Ziv Hagbi, 35, and Kim Levengrond Yehezkel, 28, were killed on October 7th 2018.

      Yassin is from the same village where Aisha ar-Rabi, 47, lived before she was killed, late on Friday, October 12, 2018, and her husband, Yacoub, was injured, near the Za’tara military roadblock, south of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, when a group of Israeli colonialist settlers came onto the road and began throwing rocks at their car.

    • Israeli forces raid home of killed Palestinian
      Oct. 16, 2018 2:28 P.M. (Updated: Oct. 16, 2018 4:13 P.M.)
      http://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?id=781479

      SALFIT (Ma’an) — Israeli forces raided the family home of a Palestinian Elias Saleh Yassin , 22, who was shot and killed on Monday after he allegedly attempted to stab Israeli soldiers, in the Bidya village, west of the northern occupied West Bank district of Salfit, searched it and interrogated family members, on Tuesday.

      Israeli forces had shot and killed Yassin, on Monday, after he allegedly attempted to stab Israeli soldiers in the Barkan industrial area, near the illegal Israeli settlement of Ariel near Salfit.

      Locals said that Israeli forces raided the Yassins home, thoroughly searched it and interrogated family members.

      Sources added that Israeli forces informed them that their son’s body, which has been withheld by the Israeli army since the alleged stabbing attempt, will be released in the next few days.

      The reason for the raid remained unknown.

    • Weekly Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (11 – 17 October 2018)
      October 18, 2018
      Shooting:
      https://pchrgaza.org/en/?p=11471

      In the West Bank, as part of excessive use of force, on 15 October 2018, the Israeli forces killed Elias Yasin (22) from Bedia village, northwest of Salfit when he was crossing the traffic light on ‘Aber al-Samerah Street, seemingly the traffic light was red and he rapidly crossed the street. AS a result, an Israeli soldier opened fire at him and killed him immediately. The Israeli forces claimed that Yasin attempted to stab soldiers so they opened fire at him without any of the soldiers being wounded. The Israeli soldiers could have used, in case of suspicions about Yasin’s intent to stab, less lethal force and arrested him.

    • In video - Slain Palestinian youth laid to rest in Salfit
      Dec. 29, 2018 2:27 P.M. (Updated: Dec. 29, 2018 2:32 P.M.)
      http://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?id=782186

      SALFIT (Ma’an) — Hundreds of Palestinians marched in the funeral of Elias Saleh Yassin , 22, in the Bidya town west of the northern occupied West Bank district of Salfit, on Saturday noon.

      Israeli authorities had returned Yassin’s body to his family late Friday, as they had kept his body withheld since he was shot dead on October 15th, 2018 for allegedly attempting to carry out a stabbing attack near the Jit crossroads


  • Israeli forces kill 78-year-old Palestinian in central Gaza
    Oct. 3, 2018 11:48 A.M. (Updated: Oct. 3, 2018 3:32 P.M.)
    http://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?ID=781307

    GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — A 78-year-old Palestinian was shot and killed by Israeli forces, on Tuesday, east of the al-Maghazi refugee camp in the central besieged Gaza Strip.

    The Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza announced, on Wednesday, that 78-year-old Palestinian, Ibrahim Ahmad Nassar al-Arouqi , was shot and killed with two live bullets fired by Israeli forces on Tuesday.

    The ministry confirmed the news after several hours of investigation, that took place after al-Arouqi was shot on Tuesday, to determine that the bullet was Israeli.

    According to the ministry, since “The Great March of Return” began on March 30th, 193 Palestinians were killed, including 34 children, and 21,150 Palestinians were injured, including 4,200 children and 1,950 women, of whom 5,300 were injured due to Israeli live ammunition, while 464 of the injured were in serious condition.

    #Palestine_assassinée

    • Israeli Soldiers Kill Elderly Palestinian Farmer in Central Gaza
      October 3, 2018 6:13 PM
      http://imemc.org/article/israeli-soldiers-fatally-shoot-elderly-palestinian-farmer-in-central-gaza

      Israeli military forces have shot and killed an elderly Palestinian farmer in the central part of the Gaza Strip, as anti-occupation rallies continue unabated along the border between the besieged coastal enclave and Israeli-occupied territories.

      Gazan Health Ministry spokesperson Ashraf al-Qidra said the 78-year-old Palestinian, identified as Ibrahim al-Arrouqi, was transported to Al-Aqsa Martyrs Hospital in Deir al-Balah, located over 14 kilometers (8.7 miles) south of Gaza City, where he succumbed to his injuries.

      Palestinian sources, requesting anonymity, said the elderly man had been shot in the back, while working in his land east of Maghazi refugee camp, according to Press TV/Al Ray.


  • » Israeli Soldiers Kill Seven Palestinians, Including Two Children, Injure 506, In Gaza–
    IMEMC News - September 29, 2018 2:20 AM
    http://imemc.org/article/israeli-soldiers-kill-seven-palestinians-including-two-children-injure-506-in

    The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported, Friday, that Israeli soldiers killed seven Palestinians, including two children, and injured 506 others, including 90 with live fire; three of them suffered serious wounds, during the Great Return March processions, in the Gaza Strip.

    Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, said, “the types of injuries, and the deliberate use of sniper fire against the protesters, reflect one of the bloodiest and most brutal military assaults against the processions in the Gaza Strip, since the massacre of May 14.”

    Dr. al-Qedra stated that 506 Palestinians suffered various types of injuries, 210 of them were moved to hospitals, and added that 90 of the injured were shot with live fire, including three who suffered life-threatening wounds.

    He also said that among the wounded are 35 children, four women, four medics (including one with live fire,) and two journalists.
    Dr. al-Qedra stated that 506 Palestinians suffered various types of injuries, 210 of them were moved to hospitals, and added that 90 of the injured were shot with live fire, including three who suffered life-threatening wounds.

    He also said that among the wounded are 35 children, four women, four medics (including one with live fire,) and two journalists.

    The soldiers killed Mohammad Ali Mohammad Anshassi, 18, and Nasser Azmi Misbih, 12 , east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.


    In Gaza city, Israeli army sharpshooters killed Eyad Khalil Ahmad Sha’er , 18, who was killed east of the city, Mohammad Bassam Shakhsa, 24, from the Sheja’eyya neighborhood, east of Gaza city, and Mohammad Waleed Haniyya , 24, from the Shati refugee camp. Their corpses were moved to the Shifa Medical Center, west of Gaza city.
    Eyad Khalil Sha’er
    Mohammad Bassam Shakhsa
    Mohammad Waleed Haniyya
    Furthermore, an army sharpshooter killed a child, identified as Mohammad Nayef al-Houm, 14, with a live round in the chest, east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza, before his corpse was moved to Al-Aqsa Hospital, in Deir al-Balah.
    Mohammad Nayef al-Houm
    The soldiers also killed Mohammad Ashraf al-Awawda, 23, from the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza.
    Mohammad Ashraf al-Awawda
    Thousands of Palestinians participated in the Great Return March procession, along the perimeter fence, across the eastern parts besieged Gaza Strip, for the 24th consecutive Friday, while many burnt tires, and a few managed to cross the fence.

    #Palestine_assassinée #marcheduretour

    • Bande de Gaza : sept Palestiniens tués par des soldats israéliens
      https://www.france24.com/fr/20180929-bande-gaza-sept-palestiniens-tues-soldats-israeliens
      Dernière modification : 29/09/2018

      Sept Palestiniens, dont deux adolescents, qui manifestaient à la frontière entre la bande de Gaza et Israël ont été tués vendredi par des militaires israéliens. Tsahal affirme avoir risposté à des jets d’engins explosifs et de pierres.

      Des militaires israéliens ont tué vendredi 28 septembre sept Palestiniens qui manifestaient à la frontière entre la bande de Gaza et Israël dans le cadre du mouvement de protestation hebdomadaire lancé il y a six mois, ont annoncé les services de santé de l’enclave palestinienne.

      Ils font également état de 505 blessés, dont 89 par balle. Parmi les sept Palestiniens tués, figurent deux adolescents de 12 et 14 ans.

      L’armée israélienne a déclaré que les soldats avaient été attaqués par des manifestants qui lançaient dans leur direction des engins explosifs et des pierres.

      Selon le ministère de la Santé dans l’enclave palestinienne, il s’agit de la journée la plus sanglante depuis le 14 mai qui avait vu la mort de plus de 60 Palestiniens lors de violences coïncidant avec l’inauguration de l’ambassade des États-Unis à Jérusalem, un motif d’indignation pour les Palestiniens.

    • Gaza : Israël poursuit ses tueries en toute impunité
      29 septembre 2018 - 29 septembre 2018 – Ma’an News – Traduction : Chronique Palestine
      http://www.chroniquepalestine.com/gaza-israel-poursuit-ses-tueries-en-toute-impunite

      Ma’an News – Sept Palestiniens, dont 2 enfants, ont été assassinés par l’occupant israélien dans des manifestations à Gaza.

      Sept Palestiniens, dont deux enfants, ont été abattus ce vendredi après-midi par les forces israéliennes lors de manifestations à l’est de la clôture qui encercle la bande de Gaza assiégée.

      Le ministère palestinien de la Santé à Gaza a confirmé que 7 Palestiniens avaient été assassinés, identifiés comme étant un garçon de 14 ans, Muhammad Nayif al-Hum du camp de réfugiés d’Al-Breij, tué d’une balle dans la poitrine, Iyad al-Shaer, de 18 ans et Muhammad Walid Haniyeh, de 23 ans, du camp de réfugiés d’al Shate, et Muhammad Bassam Shakhsa, 25 ans, tous résidents de la ville de Gaza.

      Le ministère a identifié les trois victimes restantes comme étant Nasser Azmi Musbeh, âgé de 12 ans, et Muhammad Ali Anshashi, âgé de 18 ans, tous deux abattus dans la partie est de Khan Younis, dans le sud de la bande de Gaza, aux côtés de Muhammad Ashraf al-Awawdeh, âgé de 26 ans, qui a été déclaré mort à l’hôpital al-Shifa après avoir subi des blessures graves au camp de réfugiés d’Al Breij, dans l’est de l’enclave.

      Le porte-parole du ministère, Ashraf al-Qidra, a confirmé qu’environ 506 Palestiniens avaient été blessés lors des manifestations, dont 90 avec balles réelles, 3 d’entre eux étant dans un état critique.

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      7 Palestinians, including 2 children, killed in Gaza protests
      Sept. 29, 2018 10:42 A.M. (Updated : Sept. 29, 2018 3:23 P.M.)
      http://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?id=781253


  • Faces in the Darkness: The Victims of ’Non-Lethal’ Weapons in Kashmir.
    http://time.com/longform/pellet-gun-victims-kashmir

    At first glance, their scars look like pockmarks. Some have their eyes closed; others have a far-away look, eyes glazed over. They could be gazing out at a distant view.

    But these Kashmiri men, women and children aren’t looking at anything. The darkness that surrounds them in Camillo Pasquarelli’s photographs surrounds them in life, too; they are all fully or partially blind.

    Their injuries weren’t caused by ordinary bullets. Security forces in the disputed region of Kashmir haven’t used those to police demonstrations since 2010, when they fired on protesters and killed 112 people. International outcry followed, prompting the Indian government to supply regional police and the army with pellet guns they called “non-lethal.”


  • Palestinian succumbs to injuries in eastern Gaza
    Sept. 10, 2018 10:58 A.M. (Updated: Sept. 10, 2018 12:11 P.M.)
    http://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?ID=781012

    GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — A 32-year-old Palestinian was shot and killed on Sunday by Israeli forces east of Jabaliya refugee camp in the northern besieged Gaza Strip.

    The Israeli army announced that its soldiers spotted a Palestinian approaching the security border fence and opened fire at him, causing him injuries and later detaining him.

    The Israeli army added that the Palestinian succumbed to his injuries on the scene.

    A Ma’an reporter said that Israeli forces opened fire at a Palestinian man, who was later identified as Ataf Saleh , 32, from the Jabaliya refugee camp.

    According to reports, Israeli military vehicles then entered several meters near the return camps in the Gaza Strip and detained Saleh after seriously injuring him.

    Israeli forces opened fire at anyone attempting to approach the border fence and prevented ambulances from reaching Saleh for more than half an hour, during which he succumbed to his injuries.

    Meanwhile, the Israeli army said that three Palestinian youths were detained as they allegedly attempted to enter into Israel in central Gaza.

    #Palestine_assassinée
    http://imemc.org/article/army-kills-a-palestinian-in-northern-gaza


  • Israel closes Erez crossing in response to protests
    Sept. 5, 2018 11:12 A.M. (Updated: Sept. 5, 2018 11:15 A.M.)
    http://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?ID=780945

    GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — The Israeli authorities announced, on Wednesday, the closure of the Erez crossing (Beit Hanoun) between Israel and the northern besieged Gaza Strip, until a further notice.

    The Palestinian liaison said that the Israeli authorities notified the Palestinian side of the closure, pointing out that it would be starting on Wednesday until a further notice under the pretext of organized protests that had taken place near the crossing, on Tuesday, against the United States’ decision to cut all funds to the United Nations Relief and Work Agency (UNRWA).

    Sources pointed out that significant damages were caused on the Palestinian side of the Erez crossing, as a result of the protests.

    The Israeli authorities allowed passage into Israel to only two emergency cases, however, prevented some 400 other cases from leaving the Gaza Strip.

    Israel confirmed that the crossing would be open for passengers returning to the Gaza Strip.

    #GAZA #Blocus

    • Israeli naval forces open fire at Gazan fishermen
      Sept. 5, 2018 10:59 A.M. (Updated: Sept. 5, 2018 12:00 P.M.)
      http://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?id=780944

      GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Israeli naval forces opened fire, on Wednesday morning, at Palestinian fishing boats off the coast of the southern besieged Gaza Strip.

      A Ma’an reporter said that Israeli naval forces opened fire at Palestinian fishermen as they were working off the coast of Rafah City in the southern Gaza Strip.

      Sources added that no injuries were reported.

      Several human rights groups reported that since the beginning of 2018, the Israeli navy has carried out more than 230 attacks against Palestinian fishermen in the Gaza Strip, including shootings, detentions and confiscation of boats.

      Israeli human rights group B’Tselem confirmed that Israel’s Gaza closure and “harassment of fishermen” have been “destroying Gaza’s fishing sector,” with 95 percent of fishermen living below the poverty line.


  • Israeli forces kill Palestinian in East Jerusalem
    Aug. 18, 2018 10:54 A.M. (Updated : Aug. 18, 2018 2:41 P.M.)
    https://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?id=780744

    JERUSALEM (Ma’an) — A Palestinian youth was killed after being shot by Israeli forces under the pretext of attempting to carry out a stabbing attack in the Old City of occupied East Jerusalem.

    Hebrew-language news outlets claimed the Palestinian youth attempted to stab one of the members of the Israeli forces, who responded with opening fire at the youth and killing him.

    The Palestinian was identified as Ahmad Muhammad Mahamid from the Umm al-Fahm town in northern Israel.

    Sources confirmed there were no injuries reported among Israeli forces.

    A Ma’an reporter said that Israeli forces closed the gates of the Old City of Jerusalem and forced all shops to close and evacuate the area.

    http://imemc.org/article/palestinian-killed-after-attempted-stabbing-of-israeli-police-officer
    #Palestine_assassinée


  • Shocked, burnt and bruised: the plight of workers at Tesla’s plants Peoples Dispatch - 10 Juillet 2018
    https://peoplesdispatch.org/2018/07/10/shocked-burnt-and-bruised-the-plight-of-workers-at-teslas-plants

    A third investigation has been opened last week into carmaker Tesla by California’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health (OSHA), which received a complaint from a worker at the company’s automobile assembly plant in Fremont. The details of the complaint will be disclosed by the body only after the completion of the investigation.

    The investigation has been launched only days after the company’s CEO, Elon Musk, announced that he would be launching a new production line at the Fremont plant.

    Over the past years, Tesla’s Fremont plant, which employs over 10,000 workers, has proven to be an extremely dangerous workplace, where employes have been “sliced by machinery, crushed by forklifts, burned in electrical explosions and sprayed with molten metal.”


    In 2014, the rate of work-related recordable injuries – i.e injuries that require medical treatment beyond first aid – was 15% higher than the average rate in the automobile industry. The following year, when the industry average of such injuries came down from 7.3 per 100 workers to 6.7, at the Fremont plant, the rate of injuries increased from 8.4 per 100 workers to 8.8, which was 31% higher than the industry average.

    The figures on the rate of serious injuries – i.e those that require days off from work or restricted duty or transfer to a different task – paint a much darker picture of how dangerous working in Tesla is for its employees. As with recordable injuries, the rate of serious injuries also came down industry-wide in 2015. In the case of Tesla’s plant, however, the rate of serious injuries soared and was 103% higher than the industry average, according to a report by Work Safe, a non-profit organization that specializes in workplace health and safety issues.

    The 2018 annual report of The National Council for Occupational Safety and Health, which identified Tesla as one of the 12 most dangerous workplaces in the US that puts its employees at risk of physical injuries, pointed out that the rate of recordable injuries was 31% higher than the industry average in 2016, while the rate of serious injuries was 83% higher. Last year, another 722 instances of work-related injuries were reported at the Fremont plant, of which 600 were serious injuries.

    While the industry-average for last year is not yet available, Tesla’s Vice President of Environment, Health and Safety claimed on its website, under an article titled “Becoming the Safest Car Factory in the World”, that the recordable injuries last year had declined by 25% compared to the year before.

    “Relying on 2017 injury data to reach any conclusions about safety trends at the plant is premature and could have misleading results,” said Workspace’s report, which pointed to many irregularities in the way in which the injury logs were maintained by the company.

    “I hear coworkers quietly say that they are hurting but they are too afraid to report it for fear of being labeled as a complainer or bad worker.”

    . . . . . . .

    #tesla#voiture #mobilité  #robotisation #innovation #batteries #électricité #accidents_du_travail #pénibilité #danger #elon_musk

    • Une troisième enquête a été ouverte début juillet contre le constructeur automobile Tesla par la Division de la sécurité et de la santé au travail de Californie (OSHA dans son acronyme anglais), à la suite de la plainte d’un ouvrier de l’usine d’assemblage automobile de l’entreprise de Fremont. Les détails de la plainte ne seront divulgués par le service qu’après la fin de l’enquête.

      L’enquête a été entamée quelques jours seulement après l’annonce, par le PDG de l’entreprise Elon Musk, qu’il lancerait une nouvelle ligne de production dans l’usine de Fremont.

      Ces dernières années, l’usine Tesla de Fremont, qui emploie plus de 10 000 ouvriers, s’est avérée être un lieu de travail extrêmement dangereux, où les employés ont été « taillés en pièces par des machines, écrasés par des chariots élévateurs, brûlés dans des explosions électriques et aspergés de métal en fusion ».

      En 2014, le taux de blessures liées au travail rapportées – c’est-à-dire des blessures exigeant un traitement médical au-delà des premiers soins – était de 15% plus élevé que le taux moyen dans l’industrie automobile. L’année suivante, lorsque le taux moyen de ces blessures dans l’industrie est passé de 7.3 à 6.7 pour 100 ouvriers, il a augmenté de 8.4% à 8.8% dans l’usine de Fremont, ce qui était plus élevé de 31% que la moyenne de l’industrie.

      Les chiffres du taux de blessures graves – c’est-à-dire celles qui nécessitent des jours d’arrêt de travail ou un horaire de travail limité ou encore le transfert à un autre poste – brossent un tableau beaucoup plus sombre de la dangerosité du travail chez Tesla pour ses employés. Comme pour les blessures signalées, le taux de blessures graves a aussi diminué dans toute l’industrie en 2015. Dans le cas de l’usine de Tesla, ce taux de blessures graves a explosé pour se situer à 103% de la moyenne de l’industrie, selon un rapport de Work Safe, une organisation à but non lucratif spécialisée dans les questions de santé et de sécurité au travail.

      Le rapport annuel 2018 du Conseil national pour la sécurité et la santé au travail, qui a identifié Tesla comme l’un des 12 lieux de travail les plus dangereux aux États-Unis, qui exposent leurs employés au risque de blessures physiques, a souligné que le taux de blessures signalées était plus élevé de 31% que la moyenne dans l’industrie en 2016, tandis que le taux de blessures graves était plus élevé de 83%. L’an dernier, 722 cas de blessures liées au travail ont été rapportées dans l’usine de Fremont, dont 600 étaient graves.
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  • Palestinian killed, others injured on 18th ’Great March of Return’ Friday
    July 27, 2018 4:27 P.M. (Updated: July 27, 2018 5:47 P.M.)
    http://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?ID=780526

    GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — One Palestinian was killed and at least ten Palestinians were injured with Israeli live bullets on the 18th Friday of the “Great March of Return” in the besieged Gaza Strip.

    The Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza confirmed that Ghazi Muhammad Abu Mustafa, 43, succumbed to wounds he sustained with a live bullet in the head earlier Friday in eastern Khan Younis in the southern Gaza Strip.

    A Ma’an reporter said that two Palestinians were injured at the eastern borders of Gaza City, while another was injured at the return camp of eastern Khan Younis.

    Israeli forces suppressed Palestinian crowds at return camps using live bullets and tear-gas bombs.

    Sources added that Israeli soldiers were not deployed at the borders, but that only armored military vehicles were seen.

    Meanwhile, an Israeli drone fired at least one missile targeting a group of Palestinians in eastern al-Tuffah neighborhood of Gaza City; no injuries were reported.

    The “Great March of Return” protests were launched by thousands of Palestinian civilians in Gaza — which has suffered from a decade-long Israeli siege — who took to the borders to demand their right of return as refugees to their original homelands, now in present-day Israel.

    #Palestine_assassinée #marcheduretour