Rami Wael Qahman

November 9, 2018: Rami Wael Ishaq Qahman, 28, was killed by Israeli army fire, while 37 other Palestinians were injured, during the Great Return March processions near  the eastern borders of the besieged Gaza Strip.

The spokesperson for the Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip, Ashraf al-Qedra, has confirmed that Rami was shot and seriously injured, before he was rushed to the Gaza European Hospital, where he died from his wounds.

Rami was shot with a live round in the neck, east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, Dr. al-Qedra added.

He also confirmed that at least 37 Palestinians were injured with Israeli live ammunition, including six children, nine women and one female paramedic, identified as Falasteen Qdeih, who was shot in the leg.

Hundreds of Palestinian protesters held protests close to the eastern borders of the Gaza Strip; tires were set on fire across several areas while Israeli forces fired live ammunition and tear-gas bombs to suppress protesters.

According to the Palestinian Ministry of Health in Gaza, 221 Palestinians have been killed since the beginning of “The Great March of Return” on March 30th, while more than 24,000 others have been injured.

“The Great March of Return” protests were launched with the participation of 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.

Rami was from Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Source: IMEMC

Mohammad ‘Ala Abu Shabin

November 8, 2018: Mohammad ‘Ala Abu Shabin, 20, was shot and killed by Israeli soldiers while at a Great Return March protest east of the al-Maghazi refugee camp, in the central Gaza Strip.

The Palestinian Health Ministry said that Mohammad ‘Ala Abu Shabin, 20, was shot with a live round in the upper chest, when the soldiers, stationed in military posts across the perimeter fence, opened fire at Palestinian protesters.

Several Palestinians were injured, and many others suffered the effects of teargas inhalation.

Mohammad’s body was transferred to the Al-Aqsa Hospital, in Deir al-Balah, in Central Gaza.

Mohammad was from Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. Source: IMEMC

Mohammad Khaled Mahmoud Abdul-Nabi

October 26, 2018: Mohammad Khaled Mahmoud Abdul-Nabi, 27, died at the Shifa Medical Center, from serious wounds he suffered after the soldiers shot him, east of Jabalia, in northern Gaza.

He was killed when Israeli soldiers engaged in the excessive use of force against the Great Return March Procession in several parts of the Gaza Strip, Friday, killing four Palestinians, and injuring 232 others, including 180 who were shot with live fire.

The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza has reported that the soldiers shot 180 Palestinians with live fire, including one medic who was shot in his leg, and suffered a moderate injury, while helping wounded Palestinians at a make-shift clinic, east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza.

The Health Ministry added that among the wounded Palestinians are eight paramedics who were shot while providing the needed medical aid to wounded Palestinians in protests areas, in addition to 51 children, eight women in the eastern parts of the coastal region.

Eyewitnesses said that Israeli army sharpshooters, stationed in fortified posts hundreds of meters across the border fence, targeted the protesters with live fire, while the soldiers fire live rounds, in addition to dozens of high-velocity gas bombs.

The Palestinian Health Ministry reported that the soldiers also killed Ahmad Sa’id Abu Libda, 22, Nassar Abu Tayyim, 19, and Ayesh Ghassan Shaat, 23, east of Khan Younis.

On the same day, a Palestinian identified as Jabr Ibrahim Abu Hmeisa, 27, was killed and another young man was injured in what was described as an accidental explosion in the al-Boreij refugee camp, in Central Gaza.

A group calling itself the Mujahidin Brigades said the young man was killed “during preparation” without providing further details. He was killed in a building, and was not part of the Great Return March processions.

On Friday evening, the soldiers invaded the al-Mazra’a al-Gharbiyya village, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, killed one Palestinian, identified as Othman Ahmad Ladadweh, 33, and injured dozens, including eight who were shot with live fire, while the soldiers also assaulted journalists, and shot one.

Mohammad was from Jabalia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. Source: IMEMC

Ahmad Sa’id Abu Libda

October 26, 2018: Ahmad Sa’id Abu Libda, 22, was shot east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, according to Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza.

He was killed when Israeli soldiers engaged in the excessive use of force against the Great Return March Procession in several parts of the Gaza Strip, Friday, killing four Palestinians, and injuring 232 others, including 180 who were shot with live fire.

The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza has reported that the soldiers shot 180 Palestinians with live fire, including one medic who was shot in his leg, and suffered a moderate injury, while helping wounded Palestinians at a make-shift clinic, east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza.

The Health Ministry added that among the wounded Palestinians are eight paramedics who were shot while providing the needed medical aid to wounded Palestinians in protests areas, in addition to 51 children, eight women in the eastern parts of the coastal region.

Eyewitnesses said that Israeli army sharpshooters, stationed in fortified posts hundreds of meters across the border fence, targeted the protesters with live fire, while the soldiers fire live rounds, in addition to dozens of high-velocity gas bombs.

The Palestinian Health Ministry reported that the soldiers also killed Nassar Abu Tayyim, 19, and Ayesh Ghassan Shaat, 23, east of Khan Younis.

A fourth Palestinian, Mohammad Khaled Mahmoud Abdul-Nabi, 27, died at the Shifa Medical Center, from serious wounds he suffered after the soldiers shot him, east of Jabalia, in northern Gaza.

On the same day, a Palestinian identified as Jabr Ibrahim Abu Hmeisa, 27, was killed and another young man was injured in what was described as an accidental explosion in the al-Boreij refugee camp, in Central Gaza.

A group calling itself the Mujahidin Brigades said the young man was killed “during preparation” without providing further details. He was killed in a building, and was not part of the Great Return March processions.

On Friday evening, the soldiers invaded the al-Mazra’a al-Gharbiyya village, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, killed one Palestinian, identified as Othman Ahmad Ladadweh, 33, and injured dozens, including eight who were shot with live fire, while the soldiers also assaulted journalists, and shot one.

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

Nassar Abu Tayyim

October 26, 2018: Nassar Eyad Abu Tayyim, 19, was shot east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, and died from his serious wounds at the Gaza European Hospital, according to Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza.

He was killed when Israeli soldiers engaged in the excessive use of force against the Great Return March Procession in several parts of the Gaza Strip, Friday, killing four Palestinians, and injuring 232 others, including 180 who were shot with live fire.

The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza has reported that the soldiers shot 180 Palestinians with live fire, including one medic who was shot in his leg, and suffered a moderate injury, while helping wounded Palestinians at a make-shift clinic, east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza.

The Health Ministry added that among the wounded Palestinians are eight paramedics who were shot while providing the needed medical aid to wounded Palestinians in protests areas, in addition to 51 children, eight women in the eastern parts of the coastal region.

Eyewitnesses said that Israeli army sharpshooters, stationed in fortified posts hundreds of meters across the border fence, targeted the protesters with live fire, while the soldiers fire live rounds, in addition to dozens of high-velocity gas bombs.

The Palestinian Health Ministry reported that the soldiers also killed Ayesh Ghassan Shaat, 23, and Ahmad Sa’id Abu Libda, 22, east of Khan Younis.

A fourth Palestinian, Mohammad Khaled Mahmoud Abdul-Nabi, 27, died at the Shifa Medical Center, from serious wounds he suffered after the soldiers shot him, east of Jabalia, in northern Gaza.

On the same day, a Palestinian identified as Jabr Ibrahim Abu Hmeisa, 27, was killed and another young man was injured in what was described as an accidental explosion in the al-Boreij refugee camp, in Central Gaza.

A group calling itself the Mujahidin Brigades said the young man was killed “during preparation” without providing further details. He was killed in a building, and was not part of the Great Return March processions.

On Friday evening, the soldiers invaded the al-Mazra’a al-Gharbiyya village, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, killed one Palestinian, identified as Othman Ahmad Ladadweh, 33, and injured dozens, including eight who were shot with live fire, while the soldiers also assaulted journalists, and shot one.

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

Ayesh Ghassan Shaat

October 26, 2018: Ayesh Ghassan Shaat, 23, was shot east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, according to Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza.

He was killed when Israeli soldiers engaged in the excessive use of force against the Great Return March Procession in several parts of the Gaza Strip, Friday, killing four Palestinians, and injuring 232 others, including 180 who were shot with live fire.

The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza has reported that the soldiers shot 180 Palestinians with live fire, including one medic who was shot in his leg, and suffered a moderate injury, while helping wounded Palestinians at a make-shift clinic, east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza.

The Health Ministry added that among the wounded Palestinians are eight paramedics who were shot while providing the needed medical aid to wounded Palestinians in protests areas, in addition to 51 children, eight women in the eastern parts of the coastal region.

Eyewitnesses said that Israeli army sharpshooters, stationed in fortified posts hundreds of meters across the border fence, targeted the protesters with live fire, while the soldiers fire live rounds, in addition to dozens of high-velocity gas bombs.

The Palestinian Health Ministry reported that the soldiers also killed Nassar Abu Tayyim, 19, and Ahmad Sa’id Abu Libda, 22, east of Khan Younis.

A fourth Palestinian, Mohammad Khaled Mahmoud Abdul-Nabi, 27, died at the Shifa Medical Center, from serious wounds he suffered after the soldiers shot him, east of Jabalia, in northern Gaza.

On the same day, a Palestinian identified as Jabr Ibrahim Abu Hmeisa, 27, was killed and another young man was injured in what was described as an accidental explosion in the al-Boreij refugee camp, in Central Gaza.

A group calling itself the Mujahidin Brigades said the young man was killed “during preparation” without providing further details. He was killed in a building, and was not part of the Great Return March processions.

On Friday evening, the soldiers invaded the al-Mazra’a al-Gharbiyya village, northwest of the central West Bank city of Ramallah, killed one Palestinian, identified as Othman Ahmad Ladadweh, 33, and injured dozens, including eight who were shot with live fire, while the soldiers also assaulted journalists, and shot one.

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

Montaser Mohammad al-Baz

October 23, 2018: Montaser Mohammad Ismael al-Baz, 17, was shot in the head by Israeli soldiers while protesting at the border fence between the Gaza Strip and Israel, east of Deir al-Balah, in central Gaza.

The Palestinian Health Ministry said that Montaser was shot and seriously injured with a live round in the head.

The seriously wounded Palestinian was transferred to the Al-Aqsa Hospital, and was later rushed to the Shifa Medical Center, due to the seriousness of his condition, where he succumbed to his wounds.

The Ministry added that at least five other Palestinians were shot live ammunition, when the soldiers, stationed in fortified sniper posts hundreds of meters across the border fence, targeted Palestinian protesters in their lands, near the perimeter fence, in central Gaza.

On October 19th, 2018, the Al-Mezan Center for Human Rights reported that the army had killed 217 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, including 163 who were killed at the protests, among them 33 children, one woman, two journalists, three paramedics, and four persons with disability, since the Great Return March processions started in the Gaza Strip on Palestinian Land Day, on March 30th, 2018.

The report by al-Mezan added that at least 11,155 persons were injured, including 2,009 children, 442 women, 122 paramedics, and 130 journalists.

Of those injured, 6,392 were hit by live fire, including 1,016 children and 120 women. The Israeli military continues to hold the bodies of ten of the killed, including of two children.

The Palestinians are demanding the legitimate internationally guaranteed Right of Return, to their villages and towns, which they are forced out from in 1948, before Israel was established in the historic land of Palestine.

They are also demanding an end to the deadly 12-year blockade and siege on the over 2 million Palestinians living in the devastated and war-torn Gaza Strip.

It is worth mentioning that, on October 22, 2018, the soldiers killed a Palestinian, identified as Moammar Arif al-Atrash, 42, near the Ibrahimi Mosque, in the southern West Bank city of Hebron.

Montaser was from Deir al-Balah, in the central part of the Gaza Strip. Source: IMEMC

Saddam Abu Shallash

October 16, 2018: Saddam Abu Shallash, 27, died of critical wounds sustained the previous day when he was shot by Israeli forces in northern Gaza, while participating in the March of Return at the Gaza-Israel border.

The Palestinian Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip reported that Saddam was shot with live Israeli army fire, near Beit Lahia, in northern Gaza, and was rushed to surgery, and then to intensive care, but succumbed to his wounds the next day.

It is worth mentioning that Saddam was the brother of Sharif Abu Shallash, 28, who was killed by Israeli soldiers on December 23rd 2017.

On Tuesday evening, Palestinian medical sources said the army shot two young men, east of Deir al-Balah city, in central Gaza.

On Monday, Israeli navy and soldiers shot 32 Palestinians with live fire, in addition to causing dozens to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation, during protest against the ongoing siege on Gaza.

Saddam was from Jabalia refugee camp, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. Source: IMEMC

Ibrahim Ahmad al-Arrouqi

October 2, 2018: Ibrahim Ahmad al-Arrouqi, 78, was shot and killed by Israeli military forces in the central part of the Gaza Strip, while he was working on his land.

Gazan Health Ministry spokesperson Ashraf al-Qedra said the 78-year-old farmer 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.

In a brief statement, Dr. al-Qedra confirmed that the Palestinian was shot and killed, on Tuesday evening, while working on his land east of the al-Maghazi refugee camp, in central Gaza.

Dr. al-Qedra confirmed the death of the Palestinian man on Wednesday, after informing the man’s family and conducting arrangements.

More than 195 Palestinians have been killed by Israeli forces ever since anti-occupation protest rallies began in the Gaza Strip on March 30. Approximately 21,000 Palestinians have also sustained injuries.

On June 13, the United Nations General Assembly adopted a resolution, sponsored by Turkey and Algeria, condemning Israel for Palestinian civilian deaths in the Gaza Strip.

The resolution, which had been put forward on behalf of Arab and Muslim countries, garnered a strong majority of 120 votes in the 193-member assembly, with 8 votes against and 45 abstentions.

The resolution called on UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres to make proposals within 60 days “on ways and means for ensuring the safety, protection, and well-being of the Palestinian civilian population under Israeli occupation,” including “recommendations regarding an international protection mechanism.”

It also called for “immediate steps towards ending the closure and the restrictions imposed by Israel on movement and access into and out of the Gaza Strip.”

Ibrahim was from the central part of the Gaza Strip. Source: IMEMC

Emad Daoud Eshteiwi

Emad ShteiwiSeptember 23, 2018: Emad Daoud Eshteiwi, 21, was killed by Israeli soldiers who fired a bullet in his head while he was participating in a non-violent protest at the border fence with Israel, in the eastern part of the besieged Gaza Strip.

The Palestinian Health Ministry reported that in addition to killing Emad, Israeli soldiers injured at least 20 other protesters, including one medic.

Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, said the soldiers shot Emad with a live round in the head, east of Gaza city, and moderately injured a medic in the leg.

He added that the soldiers also shot twenty Palestinians with live rounds, along the perimeter fence, in the eastern parts of the coastal region, especially east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza, where the army shot at least 14 Palestinians.

The Palestinians were shot during the ongoing Great Return March processions in the besieged Gaza Strip, while many burnt tires in an attempt to block the sniper vision of the Israeli soldiers, stationed hundreds of meters away, across the perimeter fence.

In addition, Israeli drones fired missiles at protesters near the fence, east of Gaza city, causing several injuries.

The killing of Emad followed a week of violence by Israeli forces against unarmed Palestinian protesters in Gaza.

On September 21, 2018, Karim Mohammad Kollab, 25, was shot and killed by Israeli soldiers while participating in a non-violent protest at the Israeli border east of Gaza City.

On the same day that Karim was killed, Israeli soldiers injured 312 other Palestinians, including 54 with live fire, after the army attacked the Great Return March processions, in several parts of the Gaza Strip.

On Wednesday, September 19, 2018, the soldiers killed a Palestinian child, identified as Mo’men Ibrahim Abu Eyada, 15, after shooting him in the head while he was participating in a non-violent protest east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.

On Tuesday, September 18, 2018, the soldiers killed four Palestinians, at dawn and during evening hours, east of Khan Younis, and near Beit Hanoun (Erez) Terminal in northern Gaza, and injured dozens of residents with live fire, in addition firing many gas bombs and concussion grenades causing many to suffer the effects of teargas inhalation.

The slain Palestinians have been identified as Ahmad Mohammad Mohsin Omar, 20, from the al-Shati’ refugee camp, Mohammad Ahmad Abu Naji, 34, from Jabalia, in addition to Naji Jamil Abu ‘Aassi, 18, and Ala’ Ziad Abu ‘Aassi, 21, from Khan Younis.

On the same day, the soldiers killed Mohammad Yousef Sha’ban Oleyyan, 26, in occupied East Jerusalem, in addition to Mohammad Zaghloul al-Khatib, 24, after assaulting him in his home in Beit Rima town, northwest of Ramallah, in central West Bank.

Over 180 Palestinians have been killed and thousands others injured since the outbreak of the Gaza border protests, on March 30. The protests call for ending the 12-year-long Israeli blockade of Gaza and for the right of return of the refugees.

Emad was from Gaza City, in the central part of the Gaza Strip. Source: IMEMC