Bara’ Adel al-‘Amour

November 2, 2019: Bara’ Adel al-‘Amour, 30, a fighter with the al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas movement, died from serious wounds he suffered during the Israeli war on Gaza in the summer of 2014.

In a statement, the al-Qassam Brigades said the fighter, Bara’ Adel al-‘Amour, 30, was injured in Khan Younis, in the southern part of the coastal region.

Dozens of Qassam fighters were killed during the 51-day Israeli offensive on Gaza in the summer of 2014.

During the ongoing and indiscriminatory bombardment and shelling on the Gaza Strip, the army targeted hundreds of homes, public facilities, hospitals, and medical centers, mosques, roads and infrastructure.

The al-Mezan Center for Human Rights has reported that the Israeli offensive left 2.219 Palestinians dead, most of them are civilians. Thousands more were injured, including dozens who died from their wounds, months or years later.

The Israeli bombardment and shelling resulted in the obliteration of 142 families, including women, infants, children and the elderly.

Bara’ was from Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Source: IMEMC

Mohammad Ziad ar-Reefy

August 21, 2014: Mohammad Ziad Abed-Rabbo ar-Reefy, 28, died when the Israeli army fired a missile at his home, during the Israeli war in the Gaza Strip, in the summer of 2014.

Mohammad’s nephew, Omar Nasr Ziad ar-Reefy, 4, was killed instantly. Omar’s brother, Mohammad Nasr ar-Reefy, then 10, was seriously injured, on August 21, 2014, with injuries and shrapnel all over his body, including a piece in his spine, resulting in quadriplegia and various health complications. Mohammad died in November 2018 at age 14.

In addition, the Israeli missile instantly killed Nasr Ziad ar-Reefy, 35, in addition to the children’s cousin Abdullah Tareq ar-Reefy, 7, and Abdullah’s brother Ziad, 13.

The Al-Mezan Center for Human Rights reported at the time that, on Thursday morning August 21st, 2014, an Israeli war jet fired a missile toward farmland owned by ar-Reefy family, near the an-Nafaq Street, north of Gaza city, killing five members of the family, including three children, and wounding four, including two children, identified as Maram ar-Reefi, and Ziad Tareq ar-Reefy, 9, who later died from his wounds.

It said the soldiers killed Ahmad Tareq ar-Reefy, Mohammad Tareq ar-Reefy, 13, Abdullah Tareq ar-Reefy, 6, and Mohammad Ziad Abed-Rabbo ar-Reefy, 28, and injured dozens, many of them seriously.

A few hours later, the army fired a missile into Sheikh Radwan Graveyard, north of Gaza city, killing four graveyard workers and caretakers, identified as Abdul-Rahim Talal Shweikh, 22, Rami Hamdi Salem, 20, Mohammad Hamdi Salem, 18, and Awsam Talal Shweikh, 45, in addition to seriously wounding Salem Abu Ghaddayeen, 28.

The Al-Mezan Center for Human Rights said the soldiers killed at least 2218 Palestinians during the 51-day Israeli offensive on the coastal region, while dozens later died from their serious wounds. Around 84% of the slain Palestinians were civilians, including hundreds of children.

Al-Mezan stated that the Israeli bombardment and shelling of Palestinian homes, residential buildings and structures, resulted in wiping out entire families, while dozens of families lost multiple members. According to UN OCHA, 142 families lost 3 members or more in the Israeli attacks.

Mohammad was from Tuffah neighborhood, in Gaza city, in central Gaza. Source: IMEMC

Avraham Goldberg

Avraham _Goldberg


November 17, 2014
: Rabbi Avraham Shmuel Goldberg, 68, was killed by two Palestinian gunmen in the Synagogue of Kehilat Yaakov in Jerusalem after they entered the Synagogue carrying knives and guns, killing five Israelis, including three with dual U.S-Israeli citizenship, and injuring six others, before they were shot dead by the police. Avraham, a U.K.-born Israeli, was from Jerusalem. Source: Haaretz

Mohammad Jawabra

Mohammad Jawabra November 11, 2014: Mohammad Imad Jawabra, 19, was killed by Israeli soldiers who invaded the al-‘Arroub refugee camp, in the southern West Bank district of Hebron.

He was killed after a bullet, fired by soldiers occupying a rooftop of a nearby home, struck him in the chest through the window of his home.

Mohammad was from al-‘Arroub refugee camp. Source: IMEMC

Ziad Tareq ar-Reefy

boy-nophotoSeptember 01, 2014: Ziad Tareq ar-Reefy, 9, was killed by an Israeli missile that struck his family home in Gaza city; he was seriously injured in the strike on August 21, 2014, and died from his wounds on September 1, 2014.

The child was injured when the Israeli army fired a missile at the family’s farmland, in the Tuffah neighborhood, in Gaza city.

The Israeli missile instantly killed the child’s father Nasr Ziad ar-Reefy, 35, in addition to his brother Abdullah Tareq ar-Reefy, 7, his cousin Omar Nasr ar-Reefy, 4, Omar’s father, Mohammad Ziad Abed-Rabbo ar-Reefy, 28.

The Al-Mezan Center for Human Rights reported at the time that, on Thursday morning August 21st, 2014, an Israeli war jet fired a missile toward farmland owned by ar-Reefy family, near the an-Nafaq Street, north of Gaza city, killing five members of the family, including three children, and wounding four, including two children, identified as Maram ar-Reefi, and Ziad Tareq ar-Reefy, 9, who later died from his wounds.

It said the soldiers killed Ahmad Tareq ar-Reefy, Mohammad Tareq ar-Reefy, 13, Abdullah Tareq ar-Reefy, 6, and Mohammad Ziad Abed-Rabbo ar-Reefy, 28, and injured dozens, many of them seriously.

A few hours later, the army fired a missile into Sheikh Radwan Graveyard, north of Gaza city, killing four graveyard workers and caretakers, identified as Abdul-Rahim Talal Shweikh, 22, Rami Hamdi Salem, 20, Mohammad Hamdi Salem, 18, and Awsam Talal Shweikh, 45, in addition to seriously wounding Salem Abu Ghaddayeen, 28.

The Al-Mezan Center for Human Rights said the soldiers killed at least 2218 Palestinians during the 51-day Israeli offensive on the coastal region, while dozens later died from their serious wounds. Around 84% of the slain Palestinians were civilians, including hundreds of children.

Al-Mezan stated that the Israeli bombardment and shelling of Palestinian homes, residential buildings and structures, resulted in wiping out entire families, while dozens of families lost multiple members. According to UN OCHA, 142 families lost 3 members or more in the Israeli attacks.

Ziad was from Tuffah neighborhood, in Gaza City, in central Gaza. Source: IMEMC

Hassan Hazem ‘Abd al-Hamid ‘Ashur

August 25, 2014: Hassan Hazem ‘Abd al-Hamid ‘Ashur, 16, was injured on 22 Aug 2014 in Beit Furik, Nablus District, by live ammunition, and died on 25 Aug 2014.

He was shot in the abdomen by Israeli forces in a demonstration to protest the military’s actions in Operation Protective Edge in Gaza.

He died of his wounds on 25 August 2014.

Hassan was from Beit Furik, in the northern part of the West Bank. Source: B’Tselem

Nassr Ziad ar-Reefy

August 21, 2014: Nassr Ziad ar-Reefy, 35, died when the Israeli army fired a missile at his home, during the Israeli war in the Gaza Strip, in the summer of 2014.

Nassr’s son, Omar Nasr Ziad ar-Reefy, 4, was killed instantly. His other son, Mohammad Nasr ar-Reefy, then 10, was seriously injured, with injuries and shrapnel all over his body, including a piece in his spine, resulting in quadriplegia and various health complications. Mohammad died in November 2018 at age 14.

In addition, the Israeli missile instantly killed Mohammad Ziad ar-Reefy, 28, in addition to the children’s cousin Abdullah Tareq ar-Reefy, 7, and Abdullah’s brother Ziad, 13.

The Al-Mezan Center for Human Rights reported at the time that, on Thursday morning August 21st, 2014, an Israeli war jet fired a missile toward farmland owned by ar-Reefy family, near the an-Nafaq Street, north of Gaza city, killing five members of the family, including three children, and wounding four, including two children, identified as Maram ar-Reefi, and Ziad Tareq ar-Reefy, 9, who died from his wounds two weeks later.

It said the soldiers killed Ahmad Tareq ar-Reefy, Mohammad Tareq ar-Reefy, 13, Abdullah Tareq ar-Reefy, 6, and Mohammad Ziad Abed-Rabbo ar-Reefy, 28, and injured dozens, many of them seriously.

A few hours later, the army fired a missile into Sheikh Radwan Graveyard, north of Gaza city, killing four graveyard workers and caretakers, identified as Abdul-Rahim Talal Shweikh, 22, Rami Hamdi Salem, 20, Mohammad Hamdi Salem, 18, and Awsam Talal Shweikh, 45, in addition to seriously wounding Salem Abu Ghaddayeen, 28.

The Al-Mezan Center for Human Rights said the soldiers killed at least 2218 Palestinians during the 51-day Israeli offensive on the coastal region, while dozens later died from their serious wounds. Around 84% of the slain Palestinians were civilians, including hundreds of children.

Al-Mezan stated that the Israeli bombardment and shelling of Palestinian homes, residential buildings and structures, resulted in wiping out entire families, while dozens of families lost multiple members. According to UN OCHA, 142 families lost 3 members or more in the Israeli attacks.

Nassr was from Tuffah neighborhood, in Gaza city, in central Gaza. Source: IMEMC

Omar Nasr Ziad ar-Reefy

August 21, 2014: Omar Nasr Ziad ar-Reefy, 4, was killed on August 21, 2014 when the Israeli army fired a missile at his family’s farmland, in the Tuffah neighborhood, in Gaza City.

The Israeli missile instantly killed the child’s father Nasr Ziad ar-Reefy, 35, in addition to his cousin Abdullah Tareq ar-Reefy, 7, and Abdullah’s brother Ziad, 13, along with their father, Mohammad Ziad Abed-Rabbo ar-Reefy, 28. Omar’s older brother Mohammad Nasr al-Reefy, 14, was seriously injured with injuries and shrapnel all over his body, including a piece in his spine, resulting in quadriplegia and various health complications. Mohammad eventually died of complications from his injuries on November 3rd, 2018.

The Al-Mezan Center for Human Rights reported at the time that, on Thursday morning August 21st, 2014, an Israeli war jet fired a missile toward farmland owned by ar-Reefy family, near the an-Nafaq Street, north of Gaza city, killing five members of the family, including three children, and wounding four, including two children, identified as Maram ar-Reefi, and Ziad Tareq ar-Reefy, 9, who later died from his wounds.

It said the soldiers killed Ahmad Tareq ar-Reefy, Mohammad Tareq ar-Reefy, 13, Abdullah Tareq ar-Reefy, 6, and Mohammad Ziad Abed-Rabbo ar-Reefy, 28, and injured dozens, many of them seriously.

A few hours later, the army fired a missile into Sheikh Radwan Graveyard, north of Gaza city, killing four graveyard workers and caretakers, identified as Abdul-Rahim Talal Shweikh, 22, Rami Hamdi Salem, 20, Mohammad Hamdi Salem, 18, and Awsam Talal Shweikh, 45, in addition to seriously wounding Salem Abu Ghaddayeen, 28.

The Al-Mezan Center for Human Rights said the soldiers killed at least 2218 Palestinians during the 51-day Israeli offensive on the coastal region, while dozens later died from their serious wounds. Around 84% of the slain Palestinians were civilians, including hundreds of children.

Al-Mezan stated that the Israeli bombardment and shelling of Palestinian homes, residential buildings and structures, resulted in wiping out entire families, while dozens of families lost multiple members. According to UN OCHA, 142 families lost 3 members or more in the Israeli attacks.

Omar was from the north of Gaza City. Source: IMEMC

Ghidaa Omar Dheir

July 29, 2014: Ghidaa Omar Salama Dheir, 7, was killed by Israeli missiles fired from aircraft at the family’s three-story house, in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.

Five families comprised of 26 Palestinians were living in the bombardment house which was completely destroyed, causing the death of 19 Palestinians from Dheir family, including eight children.

Al-Mezan Center for Human Rights have reported that most of the residents of the bombarded building were not at home at the time of the Israeli bombardment, but most of the family members returned to the building to reunite with her grandmother, Turkiya, to celebrate Eid al-Fitr Muslim feast which marks the end of Ramadan.

The slain family members have been identified by al-Mezan Center for Human Rights as:

1. Turkiya Khalil Hamed Dheir, 66.

2. Ezat Salama Mahmoud Dheir, 23, Turkiya’s son. (Journalist)

3. Omar Salama Mahmoud Dheir, 38, Turkiya’s son.

4. Reem Abdel Aziz Mohammed Dheir, 32, Omar’s wife.

5. Maria Omar Salama Dheir, 12, Reem and Omar’s daughter.

6. Ghidaa Omar Salama Dheir, 7, Reem and Omar’s daughter

7. Mohammed Omar Salama Dheir, 10, Reem and Omar’s son.

8. Mo’men Omar Salam Dheir, 9, Reem and Omar’s son.

9. Yamen Omar Salama Dheir, 5, Reem and Omar’s son.

10. Mahmoud Salama Mahmoud Dheir, 46, Turkiya’s son.

11. Jamalat Mahmoud Mohammed Dheir, 41, Mahmoud’s wife.

12. Salama Mahmoud Salama Dheir, 12. Jamalat and Mahmoud’s son.

13. Mohammed Mahmoud Salama Dheir, 8, Jamalat and Mahmoud’s son.

14. Arwa Mahmoud Dheir, 16.

15. Shorouq Mahmoud Salama Dheir, 21, Jamalat and Mahmoud’s daughter.

16. Ola Mahmoud Salama Dheir, 19, Jamalat and Mahmoud’s daughter.

17. Yasmin Ahmed Dheir, 24, Omar’s sister-in-law.

18. Tasneem Mohammed Salama Dheir, 4, Yasmin’s daughter.

19. Wafaa Abdel Razeq Eid Dheir, 29, Omar’s sister-in-law who was pregnant.

That day witnessed one of the most intensive Israeli bombardment and shelling in the Gaza Strip.

More than 51 Palestinians, including entire families, were killed that day alone in various parts of the Gaza Strip, while dozens were injured by ongoing Israeli bombardment and shelling.

Ghidaa was from Rafah. Source: Mezan Center for Human Rights, IMEMC

Mahmoud Salama Dheir

July 29, 2014: Mahmoud Salama Mahmoud Dheir, 46, was killed by Israeli missiles fired from aircraft at the family’s three-story house, in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.

Five families comprised of 26 Palestinians were living in the bombardment house which was completely destroyed, causing the death of 19 Palestinians from Dheir family, including eight children.

Al-Mezan Center for Human Rights have reported that most of the residents of the bombarded building were not at home at the time of the Israeli bombardment, but most of the family members returned to the building to reunite with his grandmother, Turkiya, to celebrate Eid al-Fitr Muslim feast which marks the end of Ramadan.

The slain family members have been identified by al-Mezan Center for Human Rights as:

1. Turkiya Khalil Hamed Dheir, 66.

2. Ezat Salama Mahmoud Dheir, 23, Turkiya’s son. (Journalist) (Journalist)

3. Omar Salama Mahmoud Dheir, 38, Turkiya’s son.

4. Reem Abdel Aziz Mohammed Dheir, 32, Omar’s wife.

5. Maria Omar Salama Dheir, 12, Reem and Omar’s daughter.

6. Ghidaa Omar Salama Dheir, 7, Reem and Omar’s daughter

7. Mohammed Omar Salama Dheir, 10, Reem and Omar’s son.

8. Mo’men Omar Salam Dheir, 9, Reem and Omar’s son.

9. Yamen Omar Salama Dheir, 5, Reem and Omar’s son.

10. Mahmoud Salama Mahmoud Dheir, 46, Turkiya’s son.

11. Jamalat Mahmoud Mohammed Dheir, 41, Mahmoud’s wife.

12. Salama Mahmoud Salama Dheir, 12. Jamalat and Mahmoud’s son.

13. Mohammed Mahmoud Salama Dheir, 8, Jamalat and Mahmoud’s son.

14. Arwa Mahmoud Dheir, 16.

15. Shorouq Mahmoud Salama Dheir, 21, Jamalat and Mahmoud’s daughter.

16. Ola Mahmoud Salama Dheir, 19, Jamalat and Mahmoud’s daughter.

17. Yasmin Ahmed Dheir, 24, Omar’s sister-in-law.

18. Tasneem Mohammed Salama Dheir, 4, Yasmin’s daughter.

19. Wafaa Abdel Razeq Eid Dheir, 29, Omar’s sister-in-law who was pregnant.

That day witnessed one of the most intensive Israeli bombardment and shelling in the Gaza Strip.

More than 51 Palestinians, including entire families, were killed that day alone in various parts of the Gaza Strip, while dozens were injured by ongoing Israeli bombardment and shelling.

Mahmoud was from Rafah. Source: Mezan Center for Human Rights, IMEMC