|Life under occupation|
|Extra-judicial executions in Nablus; houses destroyed in Gaza||PCHR Gaza - on 29 July 2006, the IOF extra-judicially killed a member of the al-Quds Brigades and a civilian who accompanied him.||30/7/2006|
|Israel assassinates Islamic Jihad activist in Nablus||Saed Bannoura - IMEMC - A local source in Nablus reported that soldiers assassinated Ameed Al Masry, after firing a live round at his head, and seriously injured Hani Oweijan, also in his head.
|Israeli Tanks Move Back Into Gaza Strip||Ibrahim Barzak -- The Guardian -- "The army had said its withdrawal Friday was temporary and did not mean its monthlong offensive in the Gaza Strip was over"||29/7/2006|
| This Week in Palestine, July Week 4 ||IMEMC & Agencies -- Anti-Wall protest in Al-Khader and Bil’in wins a court ruling. During the reported period, the Israeli army killed 38 Palestinians, 21 were civilians. At least 146 Palestinians, mostly civilians, were injured||29/7/2006|
| UNICEF: Palestinian Children Hit Hardest in ongoing Gaza Crisis||WAFA Palestine News Agency - "Children of all ages are afraid", adding that "they have nightmares. Parents in Gaza tell us that children won`t let go of their mothers. They are afraid to get out of the houses".||28/7/2006|
|Shalom, Mahmoud. Your House is about to be Bombed||Associated Press -"Othman Shbeir, ...initially dismissed as a joke the telephoned warning he had received, until neighbors told him that a nearby house of an Islamic Jihad activist had been bombed the same night. Days later, his three-story house is empty."||28/7/2006|
|On a Red Cross mission of mercy when Israeli air force came calling||Robert Fisk - The Independent -"They were begging us to take them with us and we had no ability to do that," Saidi says with deep emotion. "Their eyes were filled with tears."||28/7/2006|
|Weekly Report: On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory||PCHR (Palestinian Centre for Human Rights)-"During this incursion, IOF killed 17 Palestinians and wounded 125 others. They also destroyed 207 donums of land, 13 houses and the civilian infrastructure of the camp."||28/7/2006|
|Babies among dead on Gaza front line||Anne Penketh and Daniel Howden - The Independent - "Only the bloodstains on their white shrouds spoke of the tragedy that had unfolded. Two Palestinian girls, one just eight months old, were dead. They were killed when an Israeli tank shell struck a house near Jabalya in the besieged Gaza Strip."
|Israel Predicts Long Fight With Hezbollah After 9 Troops Killed||Jonathan Ferziger and Maher Chmaytelli - Bloomberg - "Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said fighting with Hezbollah will continue longer than expected after the most intense gun battles yet of the 16-day-old conflict in which nine soldiers died in southern Lebanon."
|24 Palestinians killed, at least seventy injured in Gaza||Saed Bannoura - IMEMC & Agencies - Israeli troops killed on twenty-four Palestinians, including three children, on Wednesday, and injured at least 70 residents in Al Sha`af in Al Shijaeeya neighborhood, east of Gaza City, Palestinian medical and security sources reported. List of casualties is included in the report."
|Four from one family killed and 3 injured in Gaza; 20 killed in el-Maghazi and Nablus||PCHR Gaza - A mother, her 2 sons, and the sons` nephew were killed by an artillery shell that fell on their house in Shejaeya Quarter in Gaza City||23/7/2006|
|Almost 10,000 Palestinians currently detained in Israeli prisons, states Ministry of Prisoners` Affairs||Maan News Agency -- "359 children are currently detained in Israeli prisons [...] Three of the child detainees are female. 131 of the 359 child detainees have received a sentence and 223 are awaiting investigation. 5 children are imprisoned under administrative detention. The report also claims that 99 percent of the child detainees are showing various signs of torture. It appears that the child detainees have been subject to practices such as bags being placed over their heads, severe beatings, death threats, and attempts to exploit them and also to conscript them into the Israeli intelligence services"||21/7/2006|
| Human Shields ||B`Tselem -- "The Israeli soldiers who took over the buildings used the occupants as human shields. They placed civilians on the staircase, next to the rooms where the soldiers were located, with the intention of deterring the armed Palestinians from attacking the building and/or so that the civilians would be located between the soldiers and the armed Palestinians, should the latter manage to penetrate the building and try to shoot them. The soldiers used one of the occupants to open the doors of the apartments, apparently out of fear that other persons were hiding there and would open fire when the door was opened"
|Israel kills five in Gaza||Reuters -- Aljazeera -- "The Israeli attack killed the Hamas fighter and four of his relatives, including his mother and two of her grandchildren"||21/7/2006|
|Gaza Doctors: "We will run out of medical supplies soon if offensive continues" ||Ghassan H Bannoura -- IMEMC – “Several doctors working in different hospitals in the Gaza strip […] confirmed the use of non-conventional weapons [...] Dr. Saeed Jodah told us, ‘When the shrapnel hits the body, it causes very strong burns that destroy the tissues around the bones. When this shrapnel enters the body, it burns and destroys internal organs, like the liver, kidneys, the spleen and other organs, and makes saving the wounded almost impossible. As a surgeon, I have seen thousands of wounds during the Intifada, but nothing was like this weapon’"||21/7/2006|
|Weekly Report on Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory ||As the international community has remained silent, IOF have continued to wage a full scale offensive on the Palestinian people, especially in the Gaza Strip. PCHR, monitoring with utmost concern the developments of this offensive, calls upon the international community, particularly the High Contracting Parties to the Geneva Conventions of 1949 and United Nations Agency, to immediately intervene to force IOF to stop this offensive and allow the passage of foodstuffs, medical supplies and fuels into the Gaza Strip||21/7/2006|
|Troops kill 12 Palestinians in Gaza Strip, West Bank||The Jordan Times - "Israeli troops killed 12 Palestinians in
clashes in the Gaza Strip and occupied West Bank on
Wednesday, medics said, including four fighters and two
civilians as tanks pushed into a central Gaza refugee
|62 die in Israeli air raids as foreigners flee Lebanon||The Jordan Times - "ISRAELI AIR STRIKES on Lebanon killed 61 civilians and a
Hizbollah fighter on Wednesday, the deadliest toll of the
eight-day-old war, as thousands of villagers fled north
and more foreigners were evacuated."
|Hizbollah`s rockets have Arabs and Israelis in their sights ||Donald Macintyre - The Independent - "In this asymmetrical war, the Israeli death toll is only a very small fraction of the one over the border. But it is slowly rising. Rabbia and Mahmoud were the 14th and 15th Israeli civilians to die in the past week, killed by the shrapnel that flew more than 30 feet from where last night the crater perhaps three and half feet by three and the smashed window frames of the adjacent houses testified to the force of the blast."||20/7/2006|
|Thousands flock to hills, parks and schools, but no place safe from bombs||Jonathan Steele - The Guardian - "In small pockets of misery and distress tucked away across Beirut, thousands of Lebanese refugees are sheltering from Israel`s relentless bombing. Up to half a million people have been displaced throughout Lebanon, according to according to Roberto Laurenti, the Beirut representative of the United Nations Children`s Fund, sparking a humanitarian disaster."
|Voices from the conflict: Tuesday ||BBC News -
"Civilians in Lebanon, Israel and the occupied territories are increasingly affected by the conflict.
Here are some of their stories."
|IOF Storms WAFA Office in Ramallah ||WAFA -
"In the same time, the IOF stormed the HQ of Ramallah Governorate, ransacked the property and arrested five citizens." ||19/7/2006|
|From Lama in Gaza||Lama -
"The same aggressor everywhere, Israel. The same F16s, the same Apaches, the same canons, the same soldiers and always the same excuses."
|IOF offensive continues in Gaza: 3 killed, 10 wounded||PCHR Gaza - Press Release - PCHR strongly condemns the continued killing of Palestinian civilians and destruction of civilian facilities in the Gaza Strip by Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF), which have been exercising disproportionate and lethal force.||16/7/2006|
|Israel returns to northern Gaza ||BBC - Israeli forces have moved back into the northern Gaza Strip, a week after withdrawing during an operation to recover a captured soldier. Troops and tanks, backed by helicopters, moved towards the town of Beit Hanoun early on Sunday. Three were killed and eight wounded by an Israeli air strike, Palestinian medical sources said.||16/7/2006|
|Show of support for West Bank village||Rachel Shabi-aljazeera.net-"Residents have been demonstrating for a year and a half against the wall, which has taken about half of the village`s land....A Jewish settlement, Mattityahu East, has already been built on some of the land taken for the barrier."||15/7/2006|
|Access from At-Tuwani to Yatta blocked -CPT Report from Hebron||CPT (Christian Peacemaker Team) - "The soldiers told the villagers that they would have to take a detour of about 15 kilometers to Zif where a gate was open and then drive along the Israeli bypass road to get to At-Tuwani. "||15/7/2006|
|IOF Offensive Continues in the Gaza Strip - 3 Palestinians Killed and 10 Others Wounded in 3 Separate Attacks||PCHR (Palestinian Centre for Human Rights) -Press Release- "Palestinian Centre for Human Rights "..an arbitrary attack that endangers the lives of civilians and their property, especially if prior knowledge indicates that civilians could be killed or wounded, or property be damaged, is a war crime.."
|Gunmen blast a hole in the Gaza-Egypt wall to free the stranded Palestinians ||Maan News Agency - "Khan Younis- Ma`an- Angry Palestinian gunmen detonated Friday a large explosive device in the Gaza-Egypt border wall in order to enable the Palestinians who are stuck on the Egyptian side of the Rafah crossing to pass into Gaza."||15/7/2006|
|Catalogue of horror||Erica Silverman
- Al-Ahram - "How long can Israel get away with it? This is the question, two weeks into an offensive on Gaza that Israeli military personnel say may last for months. Israel`s Gaza offensive is prohibited by international law as both collective punishment and a reversal of the duties of an occupying power "||14/7/2006|
|Covering up Gaza||The state of Israel, fearful of the truth, continues to control media coverage of its brutal occupation, writes Jonathan Cook in Al-Ahram||14/7/2006|
|Weekly Report: On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory 6-12.7.06||Palestinian Centre for Human Rights - "IOF kill 79 Palestinians, 76 of them in the Gaza Strip.
19 children, 2 women, and 3 handicapped are among the dead.
University lecturer, his wife, and 7 of their children among the dead; a woman and 2 of her children among the dead.
266 Palestinians, including 63 children and 14 females, were wounded by the IOF. "||14/7/2006|
|And the Occupation machine keeps grinding||David Nir - "At the end of the previous week, the people of Janoun received a demolition order from the "civil administration" for the paved road and the electricity lines between Akraba and Janoun (a distance of about 5 kilometers). These were originally built in May 2004, by means of donations from the government of Japan and the European Union. " transl. Judith Green||14/7/2006|
|Olmert defends Gaza onslaught as death toll hits 50||Sakher Abu El Oun -
Middle East Times -
"Olmert rejected international charges that the scale of the Israeli response to the abduction was disproportionate, claiming that Israel`s historic pullout from Gaza last year had only been followed up by continued violence."
|Gazans face `health disaster`||Ed O`Loughlin -
The Age -
"In recent days the governments of Britain, Switzerland and Italy have voiced concern at the use of collective punishment by Israel against civilians in Gaza."
|Statement by the United Nations Agencies working in the occupied Palestinian territory||Palestinian Centre for Human Rights -- The United Nations Humanitarian Agencies working in the occupied Palestinian territory, are alarmed by developments on the ground, which have seen innocent civilians, including children, killed, brought increased misery to hundreds of thousands of people and which will wreak far-reaching harm on Palestinian society. An already alarming situation in Gaza, with poverty rates at nearly eighty per cent and unemployment at nearly forty per cent, is likely to deteriorate rapidly, unless immediate and urgent action is taken
|Civilian killed, eight injured by Israeli missiles in Rafah||Saed Bannoura -- IMEMC & Agencies -- "Also, Israeli soldiers fired heavy artillery at several areas in the northern and eastern parts of the Gaza Strip, including a residential area east of Gaza City; five residents were injured"||10/7/2006|
|No humanitarian crisis in Gaza, IDF says||YAAKOV KATZ -
Jerusalem Post -
""The situation in Gaza is not even close to developing into a humanitarian crisis."" ||9/7/2006|
|Gaza: 3 family members killed in blast ||Ali Waked -
""In this operation, one of the central and most important principles is to avoid harming innocent people," a military official said."
|Palestinians occupy Jewish settler home||Agence France Presse/Electronic Intifada - " Three families, or around 15 people, from the village of Bilin occupied the home currently under construction in Modiin Ilit, built on their village land"||7/7/2006|
|Food distribution attracts thousands in Gaza||Beatriz Lecumberri -Agence France-Presse/Jordan Times - "We have 13,000 rations of food and the needs of these people are huge. There is a lot of humanitarian aid blocked at the borders and Gaza`s stockpiles are dwindling,"||7/7/2006|
| Letter from Gaza: Children not Sure if International Law Can Protect Them||Khalil Abu Shammala -WAFA Palestine News Agency- " The children are inquiring about the position of the International Community that doesn`t raise any voice to protect them. They are astonished of this silence that gives Israel the green light to commit more crimes. "||7/7/2006|
|Israelis support killing of Hamas leaders||David Fickling -Guardian Unlimited -"Four out of five Israelis want their government to assassinate Hamas leaders to end the current Gaza crisis, according to a poll published today. "||7/7/2006|
|Four Human Rights Organizations Petition the Israeli High Court to Allow Palestinian Patients to Return Home||PCHR (Palestinian Centre for Human Rights) -Press Release -"This number includes 70 medical patients who were returning from treatment abroad, including those who underwent complicated surgery.....The judge claimed that the petition was “not urgent”
|Stop Collective Punishment in Gaza||PCHR -
Physicians for Human Rights-Israel decries the collective punishment that Israel is inflicting on the civilian punishment in the Gaza Strip – this kind of punishment is forbidden by International Law and by all reasonable moral standards.
|Noam Shalit criticizes gov`t actions||YOAV APPEL -
THE JERUSALEM POST -
In the first clear criticism of the government since his son Gilad was kidnapped eight days ago, Noam Shalit said on Monday that it was "delusional" that the state of Israel would attempt to re-establish its deterrence at the expense of his son.
|Israel launches fresh Gaza strikes||Agencies -- Aljazeera -- An Israeli helicopter gunship has fired a missile into a Hamas office in Gaza City, witnesses say||3/7/2006|
|Life on the Other Side of Palestine, Crime in the Valley||Nick Dearden – CounterPunch – “The finite land and waters resources in the Jordan Valley mean that Palestinians have lost all that Israel has gained, and are now packed into villages surrounded by closed military zones, bereft of land and water. Even their jobs as wage labourers on their occupier`s plantations are under threat. Settlers are beginning to import labourers from the Far East to work the Settlements, though it makes little sense economically. As one Palestinian farmer tells us ‘They will pay more just to get rid of us’"||3/7/2006|
|Ongoing chaos||Erica Silverman -- Al-Ahram – “Early that morning Israeli Special Forces, operating undercover as Palestinians, entered Al-Yasmeen Hotel in the centre of the market, according to hotel manager Salem Hantoli. ‘They forced the employees to take off their clothing, searched them, and then brought down the guests,’ reported Hantoli. A shaken American tourist said the unit announced they were conducting a ‘counter-terrorism’ operation”||3/7/2006|
|A message from Ramallah||
Samia Bamieh - "It has been 3 long, long nights since the launch of a full fledged war on Gaza. I could not sleep properly, waking up 3 or 4 times , opening the TV on Aljazeera or Al arabiya to follow the aggression. As every Palestinian our daily focus is on Gaza."||2/7/2006|
|Situation Report||United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)- Electricity, water and fuel supplies dwindling within the
Gaza Strip - concerns over deteriorating humanitarian crisis||2/7/2006|
|Palestinian PM`s HQ `targeted` ||BBC - Israeli aircraft have launched an attack on the office of the Palestinian Prime Minister Ismail Haniya, witnesses have said. Witnesses said two missiles hit the south side of the building, which was empty, starting a fire. ||2/7/2006|
|Families flee as Israel’s siege of Gaza continues ||Mohammed Omer - IMEMC - In Eastern Rafah, Abu Adnan, 48, confirmed that Israeli bulldozers were demolishing greenhouses, olive tree and orange groves close to the airport.||2/7/2006|
|Right of Re-Entry - Emergency Ad-hoc Committee for the Protection of Foreign Passport Holders Residing in and/or Visiting the Occupied Palestinian Territory||CPFPH - Israel is now systematically denying entry or return to the oPt via the international Israeli borders at Ben Gurion Airport, Sheikh Hussein Bridge, and Eilat, as well as the border to the West Bank, the Allenby Bridge. Most of those affected are Palestinian natives, entire families or individual members of families, spouses, children, parents and other close relatives of Palestinian ID holders. As a result, families are torn apart, jobs or businesses lost and personal property becomes inaccessible.
|Palestinian militant dies after Gaza air strike||Electronic Intifada AFP - "Friday`s death brought to 5,123 the number of people
killed in Israeli-Palestinian violence since the start of
the intifada in September 2000, most of them Palestinians,
according to an AFP toll."||1/7/2006|
|Palestinian shot dead in Israel arrest operation||Agence France Presse - "A Palestinian militant
was shot dead by Israeli troops in an arrest operation
Friday in the northern West Bank city of Nablus and
another three gave themselves up, a medical source said."||1/7/2006|
|IOF Escalate Policies of Retaliation against Palestinian civilian Population in the Gaza Strip||PCHR - Press Release -"Such actions will not lead to the release of the captured Israeli soldier, rather they constitute a systematic military operation planned in advance against the Palestinian civilian population. "||1/7/2006|
|Prisoner swap an emotive issue for Palestinians||Tom Perry -
The Washington Post -
""The hopes of the people are hanging on this soldier," said Murib, who says his son was detained five months ago when Israeli forces entered their refugee camp just outside the West Bank city of Ramallah."
|Security cabinet convenes: No diplomatic solution in sight ||Ronny Sofer -
"`Limited war` ahead will not put end to rocket attacks." -
"Political sources in Jerusalem say that a very harsh reaction is expected."
|Gaza Strip Situation Report ||OCHA -
"The IAF has conducted 84 air
strikes in the Gaza Strip, including on the Prime Minister’s offices (2 July) and the Islamic University (4 July)."||5/7/2006|
|Environmental crisis will soon erupt in Gaza||The Electronic Intifada -
PENGON - Press Release -
"Jan Egeland, the United Nations Undersecretary for Humanitarian Affairs has warned that Gazans are three days away from a deadly humanitarian crisis."||5/7/2006|
|Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) Bombard the Islamic University of Gaza for the Second Time in One Week||PCHR -
Palestinian Centre for Human Rights -
"The rocket targeted a student council office, destroying it completely. IOF had previously targeted the university building with another rocket on 29 June 2006."||5/7/2006|
|Israel strikes Gaza ministry ||Aljazeera - AP -
"Israeli warplanes have struck the Palestinian interior ministry for the second time in a week."||5/7/2006|
|Dozens of Medical Patients and Hundreds of Gaza Strip Residents Suffering Harsh Humanitarian Conditions due to the Closure of Rafah International Crossing Point||PCHR -
PCHR calls upon the High Contracting Parties of the Fourth Geneva Convention to immediately act ensure the safe return of these Palestinians, who had left the Gaza Strip before the closure, to their homes.
|Israel`s Gaza balancing act - Israel weighs pressuring Hamas leaders against sparking a humanitarian crisis.||Ilene R. Prusher -
The Christian Science Monitor -
Palestinians and foreign observers say the attacks and the cutoff in supplies amount to collective punishment. The UN estimates that as many as 25,000 Palestinians could be displaced from northern Gaza if Israel were to undertake a full-scale offensive.
|Army shells Palestinian Foreign Ministry, a Hamas office in Gaza||Saed Bannoura -- IMEMC -- "The attack against the ministry is the second in a week"||17/7/2006|
|IOF Offensive Continues in the Gaza Strip||Palestinian Centre for Human Rights -
"PCHR strongly condemns the continued killing of Palestinian civilians and destruction of civilian facilities in the Gaza Strip by Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF)."||9/7/2006|
|Murder in Jenin||"The Freedom Theatre wishes to express its condolences to the Nagnagiyya family for the death of their son Eid (16), who was murdered yesterday, 6 July, by the Israeli army in Jenin refugee camp. "||9/7/2006|
|Mohammad Az-Zanoun and the spirit of non-violent resistance||Nigel Parry - the Electronic Intifada - "This morning, he was photographing in the Zaitoun area
of Gaza, where he lives, when Israeli tanks entered the
area. He was injured by shrapnel in his mouth, hand and
body, but continued to work, believing in the words of
Ma`an, that "his honest photos might move the hearts
and conscience of the world".
|Israeli raid kills three Palestinians||Aljazeera - "A six-year-old Palestinian girl, her elder brother and her mother have been killed in a new Israeli air strike on their house east of Gaza City."||8/7/2006|
|From the eye of the storm||Sami Abdel-Shafi in Gaza
"In Gaza, an apricot tree stands in symbolic defiance of
Israel`s shameful retaliation
|IOF Offensive Continues in the Gaza Strip 8.7.06||Palestinian Centre for Human Rights - .."On Friday, 7 July 2006, IOF moved into the north east of Beit Hanoun and razed large areas of Palestinian agricultural land. They also moved into the north of Beit Lahia, occupying the al-Salateen, al-`Atatra and al-Israa` neighborhoods. Moreover, IOF continued to shell civilian populated areas and seized control of dozens of houses, forcing hundreds of Palestinian civilians to leave their homes... At least 5000 people and endangered their lives by using them as human shields.
On Saturday morning, 8 July 2006, IOF redeployed to the edges of less densely populated Palestinian areas.. Over the past 24 hours, IOF have killed ten Palestinians, including two children, one of whom is deaf. This brings the number of Palestinians killed since the capture of the Israeli soldier on 25 June 2006 to forty, in addition to at least one hundred and thirty injured. "
|Bloodiest day in Gaza invasion 7.7.06||Yesterday`s report by Agence France Presse - "TWENTY-TWO Palestinians and an Israeli soldier were
reported killed overnight (AEST) in the bloodiest day of
the Gaza Strip invasion"||8/7/2006|
|Seven Palestinians, including two children, killed in the Gaza Strip on Monday ||Saed Bannoura -
The sources added that several shells hit residential tower number twelve and killed Khitam Al Tayeh, 5; three members of her family were injured in the attack.
|Israeli Police Seize Palestinian Women IDs in Hebron ||WAFA -
Israeli Police seized Monday IDs of two women from Tel Rumeida neighbourhood in Hebron, said International Solidarity Movement (ISM).
|The Empire Leaves Beirut to Burn||Robert Fisk -
a photograph in... of a small girl,discarded like a broken flower in a field near...her feet curled up, her hand resting on her torn
blue pajamas, her eyes -- beneath long, soft hair --closed, turned away from the camera. She had been another "terrorist" target of Israel and several people, myself among them, saw a frightening similarity between this picture and the photograph of a Polish
girl lying dead in a field beside her weeping sister in 1939.||25/7/2006|
|Israeli forces kill 3 Palestinians, including two 16-year olds, in Jenin on Sunday||IMEMC & Palestine News Network -- "In Jenin, Israeli forces attempted a targeted assassination, in contravention of international law, but instead of killing a resistance fighter, their bullets hit 16 year old Wael Ahmed, 16 year old Ala Farhanh, and 18 year old Husam Mahmoud Sa’adi"||24/7/2006|
|Sonic onslaught in Gaza||MITCH POTTER - Toronto Star - "As the sonic boom hits, you find yourself swimming on the mattress, arms akimbo, legs flailing. As your body begins to process the twin thunderclaps, you take some comfort in the fact that the walls are still in place and the room is in fact not on fire."||7/7/2006|
| From Lama Hourani in Gaza (2)||From Lama Hourani, Co-ordinator of the Palestinian Working Women Society for Development, reporting from Gaza - "
Around 9 o’clock Hanan called and said, “The tanks are destroying our garden, all of the trees and everything. We are all sitting in the basement... ”
| Lama Hourani from Gaza (1)||Lama Hourani - "Do we have electricity? Is the water still running? Is the fridge still working? Is the TV still working? Can I have a shower before going to work? Can I dry my hair after the shower? Will I be able to buy yogurt and cheese in the supermarket today? Will I find fuel for the car today? Will we have electricity to watch the semifinal match in the Mondial today?” ||6/7/2006|
|Israel continues Gaza, W Bank killing||aljazeera.net-"Three bulldozers are destroying it (the muqataa)night and day and reducing the buildings to dust," ||22/7/2006|
| Do you know what kind of weapons causes this damage?||Hanady-uruknet- "The director of the same medical center, Ali Mansour, says that due to the strong smell of the corpses, he couldn`t breath properly for at least 12 hours after the corpses were handled."||22/7/2006|
|CPT Hebron Update July 1-10||Crhristian Peacemaker team (CPT)-Email Newsletter- "Roe tried to have a conversation with the soldiers, particularly about how the Shaheen Family saved their Jewish neighbors and friends the Mizrachi Family in 1929. ... The same soldier responded, "No, we are not peace soldiers; we are real soldiers." ||22/7/2006|
|In the Latest Example of State Terrorism||Palestinian Centre for Human Rights - " IOF Bomb a House in the Sheikh Radwan Quarter, Killing a Palestinian, his Wife, and 7 Children; 34 Civilians were Injured"; includes eyewitness report.
|Call for Civil Disobedience in Izbet Tabib Qalqiliya region. Saturday July 15 ||The coalition against the wall - The mere existence of Izbet Tabib is a continuing act of resistance in the form of Tsumud. The village is now calling on Israelis to join it on Saturday July 15 th to demonstrate against the wall and the closure of the road and to continue the construction of the village`s kindergarten in defiance of the building restrictions.
|Once Again, Gazans Are Displaced by Israeli Occupiers ||STEVEN ERLANGER -
NY Times -
"Like many of the people here, mostly poor farmers, the Edbarys have heeded the Israeli call to evacuate their homes to escape the fighting and are sleeping in United Nations schools in nearby Rafah."
|Soldiers at the Allenby Bridge beat a Palestinian-American woman ||Saed Bannoura -
" “This is what the Palestinian people are facing on daily basis in the occupied territories”, "||12/7/2006|
Home page  back