Mousa Mohammad Mousa

March 12, 2019: Mousa Mohammad Mousa, 23, died of wounds sustained when he was shot and seriously injured by Israeli army fire, on March 1st, during the Great Return March processions, has died from his wounds.

The Palestinian Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip confirmed that Mousa was shot with a live round in his back, east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza.

The Ministry added that the Palestinian remained in a very serious condition at the Intensive Care Unit, until he succumbed to his wounds in the early dawn hours, Monday.

His death brings the number of Palestinians, killed by Israeli army fired since the Great March procession started in the Gaza Strip, on Palestinian Land Day, March 30th, 2018, to 271 Palestinians, including children, journalists and medics.

The number of Palestinians, who were injured by army fire, has exceeded 29.000, including dozens who suffered serious wounds, in scores of residents who suffered amputations of their limbs.

It is worth mentioning that, on Monday morning, a young Palestinian man, identified as Bassam Sami Othman Safi, 22, died from serious wounds he suffered by Israeli army fire, on February 22, 2019.

Also on Monday, Israeli navy ships attacked Palestinian fishing boats in the Waha Sea area, northwest of Gaza city, and abducted two fishermen.

On Friday, the soldiers killed one Palestinian, identified as Tamer Khaled Arafat, 23, and injured 48 others, including four medics and two journalists, in the Great Return March processions, in the eastern parts of the besieged Gaza Strip.

On March 7th, a child, identified as Saifeddin Emad Abu Zeid, 15, died from serious wounds he suffered late, a day earlier, when Israeli soldiers shot him with a live round, and injured several others, during protests on Palestinian lands, close to the perimeter fence, east of Gaza city.

On Sunday at dawn, March 10, the soldiers killed a young Palestinian man, identified as Salama Salah Ka’abna, 22, while driving through a military block on Road #90 in the Jordan Valley area, near Jericho in the occupied West Bank.

Mousa was from Deir al-Balah, in central Gaza. Source: IMEMC

Bassam Sami Othman Safi

March 11, 2019: Bassam Sami Othman Safi, 22, died from serious wounds he suffered by Israeli army fire, on February 22, 2019.

The Palestinian Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip has reported that the young man, Bassam Sami Othman Safi, 22, was shot with a high-velocity gas bomb which struck him directly in the head, causing a very serious injury.

It added that Bassam, who was injured during the Great Return March, east of Khan Younis in the southern part of the Gaza Strip,  remained unconscious and in a critical condition, until he succumbed to his wounds, on Monday morning, despite all efforts to save his life.

Also on Monday, Israeli navy ships attacked, Monday, Palestinian fishing boats in the Waha Sea area, northwest of Gaza city, and abducted two fishermen.

On Friday, the soldiers killed one Palestinian, identified as Tamer Khaled Arafat, 23, and injured 48 others, including four medics and two journalists, in the Great Return March processions, in the eastern parts of the besieged Gaza Strip.

On March 7th, a child, identified as Saifeddin Emad Abu Zeid, 15, died from serious wounds he suffered late, a day earlier, when Israeli soldiers shot him with a live round, and injured several others, during protests on Palestinian lands, close to the perimeter fence, east of Gaza city.

On Sunday at dawn, March 10, the soldiers killed a young Palestinian man, identified as Salama Salah Ka’abna, 22, while driving through a military block on Road #90 in the Jordan Valley area, near Jericho in the occupied West Bank.

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

Tamer Khaled Mustafa Arafat

March 8, 2019: Tamer Khaled Mustafa Arafat, 23, was killed by Israeli forces, who also wounded 48 others, including four medics and two journalists, in the Great Return March processions, in the eastern parts of the besieged Gaza Strip.

The Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza confirmed that the soldiers killed Tamer after shooting him with live fire, east of Rafah city, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.

Tamer was hit with a live round in the head, and was rushed to the Gaza European Hospital, where he succumbed to his serious wounds.

The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) has confirmed that a total of 133 civilians, including 32 children, have been injured, and that one of the wounded Palestinians suffered a serious injury.

It added that dozens of protesters, paramedics and journalists suffered the effects of teargas inhalation and seizures.

The soldiers also fired a high-velocity gas bomb at a Palestinian ambulance belonging to the Health Ministry, east of the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza Strip, causing damage.

It added that Israeli forces have killed 192 Palestinians since the Great Return March processions started in the Gaza Strip, on March 30th, 2018. Among them are 41 children, 2 women, 2 Journalists, 3 medical crews and eight with disabilities.

The PCHR said that the army also injured 11213 Palestinians, including 534 who suffered serious wounds, 114 who had their lower of upper limbs amputated.

It added that, according to the Health Ministry, there have been 114 limb amputations; 100 lower limb amputations, two upper-limb amputations, 12 finger amputations and 25 children had their limbs amputated.

The number of those wounded only include those shot with live bullets and directly hit with tear gas canisters as there have been thousands who suffered tear gas inhalation and sustained bruises, the PCHR said.

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

Saifeddin Emad Abu Zeid

March 7, 2019: Saifeddin Emad Abu Zeid, 15, died from serious wounds he suffered late on Wednesday evening when Israeli soldiers shot him with a live round, and injured several others, during protests on Palestinian lands, close to the perimeter fence, east of Gaza city.

Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, said the child, identified as Saifeddin Emad Abu Zeid, 15, was seriously injured after being shot by the soldiers with a live round in the head, east of Gaza city.

Medics rushed the child to the Shifa Medical Center in Gaza city, before was moved to surgery, but he succumbed to his serious wounds a few hours later.

Dr. al-Qedra also stated that the soldiers shot at least five other Palestinians and caused many to suffer the severe effects of teargas inhalation.

Saifeddin was from the Zeitoun neighborhood in Gaza city. Source: IMEMC

Yousef Sa’id ad-Daya

February 22, 2019: Yousef Sa’id ad-Daya, 14, was shot and killed by Israeli snipers stationed at the Gaza-Israel border, while participating in the weekly Great Return March protests.

The Palestinian Health Ministry in the besieged Gaza Strip reported that Israeli soldiers killed the 14-year old child, and injured 41 other Palestinians, including a medic, after engaging to the excessive use of force against the Great Return March processions.

Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, reported that Yousef Sa’id ad-Daya, 14, suffered a life-threatening injury, after the soldiers shot him with a life round in the heart.

He said that the child’s heart stopped, and the urgent care physicians managed to revive it, but he remained in critical condition until he succumbed to his wounds later the same day.

Dr. al-Qedra stated that the soldiers shot 26 Palestinians with live fire, and added that two other Palestinians suffered serious injuries.

One of the wounded Palestinians is a volunteer medic, identified as Fares al-Qedra, who was shot with a gas bomb in the head, east of Khan Younis, in southern Gaza Strip.

Media sources in Gaza said the soldiers fired a barrage of live rounds at random, in addition to firing high-velocity gas bombs against the protesters on Palestinian lands across the eastern parts of the coastal region, in Gaza city, Jabalia, al-Boreij refugee camp, Khan Younis and Rafah, in northern, central and southern Gaza Strip.

Yousef was from the Zeitoun neighborhood, in Gaza city, in the central part of the Gaza Strip. Source: IMEMC

Hassan Nofal

February 13, 2019: Hassan Nofal, 17, succumbed to wounds sustained the previous Friday, when he was shot and injured by Israeli forces, during the Great March of Return protests along the border area, to the east of al-Bureij refugee camp, in the central Gaza Strip.

Medical sources at at Shuhada al-Aqsa Hospital in Deir el-Balah  announced, according to WAFA, that Hassan Nofal, age 17, from al-Nuseirat refugee camp, in the central Gaza Strip, succumbed to serious injuries he sustained late Friday, after being shot by Israeli forces as he participated in the Great March of Return protests, to the east of al-Bureij refugee camp.

Six others, including two seriously, were also injured by Israeli forces’ gunfire at the protests on the day Hassan was wounded. They were transferred to hospital for medical treatment.

Hassan was from al-Bureij refugee camp, in the central Gaza Strip. Source: IMEMC

 

Hasan Eyad Shalabi

February 8, 2019: Hasan Eyad Shalabi, 14, was shot and killed by Israeli soldiers while participating in the Great March of Return protest at the Gaza-Israel border near Khan Younis. This was the 46th week of the Great Return March demonstrations in Gaza.

The Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip confirmed that Israeli soldiers shot and killed two Palestinian teens, 17 and 14 years of age, and injured 104, 22 of whom were hit with live fire, when the Israeli army engaged in the excessive use of force against the Great Return March processions in several parts of the coastal region.

The Health Ministry said the soldiers killed a child, identified as Hasan Eyad Shalabi, 14, from the Nusseirat refugee camp, in central Gaza, after shooting him with live fire in the chest, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.

The Ministry added that the soldiers also killed Hamza Mohammad Roshdi Eshteiwi, 17, from Gaza city, after shooting him with live fire in the neck, east of Gaza.

Furthermore, the soldiers fired many live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets and high-velocity gas bombs at protesters in many areas across the coastal region, especially in Malka area, east of Gaza city, and areas east of Jabalia in northern Gaza, in addition to the al-Boreij refugee camp in central Gaza.

The Israeli army fire injured eighteen Palestinians with live rounds, and injured dozens with rubber-coated steel bullets, in addition to the effects of teargas inhalation.

Also on Friday, a Palestinian detainee, identified as Yasser Eshteyya Hamed, 36, from Tal village, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, died at the Be’er as-Sabe’ (Beersheba) Israeli prison, due to the lack of adequate medical treatment. Hamed was taken prisoner in 2009, and is serving a life term.

His death just came two days after a political prisoner, identified as Fares Baroud, 51, from Shati’ refugee camp in Gaza, died due to the lack of medical treatment.

UNICEF issued a statement condemning the killing of the two children, stating, “This is another stark reminder of the significant violence that children in the State of Palestine continue to endure. As we mark 30 years since the Convention on the Rights of the Child, it is essential that the fundamental rights of children be respected”.

“It is time that violence against children ends. For years, children in the State of Palestine and Israel have suffered not only physically but have also borne the brunt emotionally”, the UN organization said.

“Children are children. They must be protected at all times. Children should never be a target. Nor should they be exposed to any form of violence, by any party””, continued the UNICEF statement.

The documentation by Al Mezan Center for Human Rights shows that, on Friday, 8 February, 2019, Israeli forces killed two children and injured 104 protesters, including 43 children, five women, and one paramedic — 22 by live ammunition and 48 by tear gas canisters. One protester was seriously wounded.

Al Mezan added that, since the start of the protests on 30 March, 2018, 265 Palestinians have been killed in the Gaza Strip. Of the total fatalities, 188 were killed at the protests, including 38 children, two women, two journalists, three paramedics, and eight persons with disability, including one child. Another 14,378 persons have been wounded, including 3,058 children, 630 women, 171 paramedics, and 149 journalists. Of those wounded, 7,635 were hit by live fire, including 1,426 children and 152 women. The Israeli forces continue to keep the bodies of 11 fatalities, including three minors.

Hasan kissing his mom

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

Hasan in the street of Gaza
Hasan dabbing in the street just days before he was killed

Hamza Mohammad Eshteiwi

February 8, 2019: Hamza Mohammad Roshdi Eshteiwi, 17, from Gaza city, after shooting him with live fire in the neck, east of Gaza.

Hasan Eyad Shalabi, 14, was also shot and killed by Israeli soldiers while participating in the Great March of Return protest at the Gaza-Israel border near Khan Younis. This was the 46th week of the Great Return March demonstrations in Gaza.

The Health Ministry in the Gaza Strip confirmed that Israeli soldiers shot and killed two Palestinian teens, 17 and 14 years of age, and injured 104, 22 of whom were hit with live fire, when the Israeli army engaged in the excessive use of force against the Great Return March processions in several parts of the coastal region.

In addition to Hamza, the Health Ministry said the soldiers killed a child, identified as Hasan Eyad Shalabi, 14, from the Nusseirat refugee camp, in central Gaza, after shooting him with live fire in the chest, east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.

Furthermore, the soldiers fired many live rounds, rubber-coated steel bullets and high-velocity gas bombs at protesters in many areas across the coastal region, especially in Malka area, east of Gaza city, and areas east of Jabalia in northern Gaza, in addition to the al-Boreij refugee camp in central Gaza.

The Israeli army fire injured eighteen Palestinians with live rounds, and injured dozens with rubber-coated steel bullets, in addition to the effects of teargas inhalation.

Also on Friday, a Palestinian detainee, identified as Yasser Eshteyya Hamed, 36, from Tal village, southwest of the northern West Bank city of Nablus, died at the Be’er as-Sabe’ (Beersheba) Israeli prison, due to the lack of adequate medical treatment. Hamed was taken prisoner in 2009, and is serving a life term.

His death just came two days after a political prisoner, identified as Fares Baroud, 51, from Shati’ refugee camp in Gaza, died due to the lack of medical treatment.

UNICEF issued a statement condemning the killing of the two children, stating, “This is another stark reminder of the significant violence that children in the State of Palestine continue to endure. As we mark 30 years since the Convention on the Rights of the Child, it is essential that the fundamental rights of children be respected”.

“It is time that violence against children ends. For years, children in the State of Palestine and Israel have suffered not only physically but have also borne the brunt emotionally”, the UN organization said.

“Children are children. They must be protected at all times. Children should never be a target. Nor should they be exposed to any form of violence, by any party””, continued the UNICEF statement.

The documentation by Al Mezan Center for Human Rights shows that, on Friday, 8 February, 2019, Israeli forces killed two children and injured 104 protesters, including 43 children, five women, and one paramedic — 22 by live ammunition and 48 by tear gas canisters. One protester was seriously wounded.

Al Mezan added that, since the start of the protests on 30 March, 2018, 265 Palestinians have been killed in the Gaza Strip. Of the total fatalities, 188 were killed at the protests, including 38 children, two women, two journalists, three paramedics, and eight persons with disability, including one child. Another 14,378 persons have been wounded, including 3,058 children, 630 women, 171 paramedics, and 149 journalists. Of those wounded, 7,635 were hit by live fire, including 1,426 children and 152 women. The Israeli forces continue to keep the bodies of 11 fatalities, including three minors.

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

Ahmad Ghazi Abu Jabal

February 3, 2019: Ahmad Ghazi Abu Jabal, 30, succumbed to critical wounds he sustained last week when Israeli forces attacked the “Great Return March” protests along Gaza’s borders

Ahmad died of critical wounds he sustained last week, after being shot by Israeli forces offshore the town of Beit Lahia, north of Gaza.

He  was shot and seriously injured, on January 29 2019,  during a naval procession along Beit Lahia Sea and shore, in northern Gaza.

The soldiers who shot him with live fire were stationed at the Zikim military base, near Gaza’s northern border.

The Democratic Front for the Liberation of Palestine (DFLP) issued a statement mourning his death, and declaring that he was one of its members.

Ahmad was from the Sheja’eyya neighborhood east of Gaza City. Source: IMEMC

Abdul-Rauf Ismael Salha

January 14, 2019: Abdul-Rauf Ismael Salha, 14, died of serious wounds he suffered on Friday January 11th, 2019 when Israeli soldiers shot him with live fire at a Great Return March protest in northern Gaza.

The Palestinian Health Ministry reported that Abdul-Rauf was shot with a live round in the head during the Great Return March procession, east of Jabalia, in the northern part of the besieged and impoverished Gaza Strip.

The Ministry added that the child was first rushed to the Indonesian Hospital, in Beit Lahia, and was later moved to the Shifa Medical Center, in Gaza City, due to the seriousness of his wounds.

On the day of his serious injury, the soldiers killed a Palestinian woman, identified as Amal Mustafa at-Taramisi, 43, also with a live round in the head.

On Sunday, January 13, 2019, a Palestinian man, identified as Anwar Mohammad Qdeih, 33, died of serious  wounds sustained three weeks earlier, when he was shot in the neck by Israeli sharpshooters while participating in the Great Return March in Gaza.

It is worth mentioning that the army has killed a least 257 Palestinians in the Gaza Strip, including journalists, medics, children and women, since the Great Return March procession started on Palestinian Day, March 30th, 2018.

The Israeli army killed Palestinian Photojournalist Yasser Mortaja, and journalist Ahmad Abu Hussein, in the Gaza Strip, in addition to wounding dozens of journalists, in 2018.

The soldiers also killed three medics, identified as Razan Najjar, 22, Mousa Jaber Abu Hassanein, 36, and Abdullah al-Qutati, 20, in the Gaza Strip, in 2018.

Report: “20% Of Palestinians Injured In Gaza In 2018 Were Children”

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Abdul-Rauf was from Jabalia, in the northern part of the Gaza Strip. Source: IMEMC