Ismail Rafat at-Tanani

The at-Tanani family, who were all killed in an Israeli airstrikeMay 13, 2021: Ismail Rafat at-Tanani, 7, was killed along with his parents and three siblings in an Israeli airstrike that hit their home.

The at-Tanani family were in their home in Beit Hanoun town when the Israeli army bombed the area without any warning. The entire residential square was destroyed, including the family’s home.

Ra’fat Tanani, 38, his pregnant wife Rawiyia, 36, and their children Ismail, 6, Ameer, 5, Adham, 4, and Mohammad, 3, were all killed.

The same night that the Tanani family was killed in the north of Gaza Strip coincided with killing another family in the southern Gaza Strip city of Khan Younis.

The family consisted of five members –all of them died including a one-year-old infant identified as Ibrahim. The father survived.

He was one of 36 Palestinians killed in Israeli airstrikes in Gaza on May 13th.

The all-night-long bombardment of the Gaza Strip targeted homes, apartment towers, and infrastructure, killing 36 Palestinians, and injuring hundreds, in addition to turning many homes and buildings into rubble.

Medical sources in Gaza said one Palestinian, identified as Mohammad Suleiman Farahat, was killed in an Israeli airstrike targeting Wadi al-Arayes in Gaza city, and added that many others were injured.

The Israeli air force also fired missiles into a residential tower in the Remal neighborhood, west of Gaza city, turning it into rubble, and causing excessive damage to surrounding homes and buildings.

A child, identified as Hala Hussein Rafat ar-Reefy, 14, was among many killed by Israeli missiles in Gaza city.

In addition, the army fired missiles, on Thursday evening, at a home in the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza, killing at least two Palestinians and wounding many others.

Furthermore, a child identified as Khaled Emad al-Qanou’, 16, was killed and eight were injured in an Israeli bombardment of Abraj an-Nada residential tower in Beit Lahia, in northern Gaza.

On Thursday at dawn, the Israeli air force fired a barrage a missile into the area of Bin Zayed Junction, in northern Gaza, causing excessive damage, in addition to killing at least two, and injuring dozens. Many more are believed to be dead and buried under the rubble while rescue teams continue efforts to locate them, however, the efforts and severely hindered by the Israeli bombardment.

The Israeli army also fired dozens of missiles into homes and lands in Abasan al-Kabeera area, east of Khan Younis in southern Gaza, the Tuffah, Sheikh Radwan and Sheja’eyya in Gaza city, causing casualties and serious damage.

Homes were also shelled in Jabalia refugee camp, in northern Gaza, and Deir al-Balah, in central Gaza Strip.

Two Palestinians, identified as Abdul-Rahim Mohammad al-Madhoun, 63, and Hajar Abdul-Razeq al-Madhoun, 60, were killed in the Jabalia refugee camp.

Medical services in Gaza have reported that twenty-two Palestinians were killed by Israeli missiles and shells, Thursday, in a series of Israeli strikes across the coastal region.

Furthermore, medics and rescue teams located the corpses of a Palestinian family, including children, under the rubble of a home that was targeted by Israeli missiles in the Sheikh Zayed area in Beit Lahia, in northern Gaza.

Media sources said Rafat at-Tannani, his pregnant wife, and their four children, were killed in the Israeli bombings. One of the children has been identified as Amir Rafat Mohammad Tannani, 7.

Another Palestinian, identified as Osama Jamal Zibda, 33, was killed in an Israeli bombardment of Beit Hanoun. His father, Jamal Mohammad Zibda, 65, was killed a day earlier.

On Thursday evening, the Palestinian Health Ministry said eighty-seven Palestinians, including eighteen children, have been killed and 530 have been injured due to the ongoing Israeli strikes on Gaza.

In addition, a child, identified as Lina Fathi Sharir, 16, was killed in an Israeli bombing in the Sheikh Radwan neighborhood in Gaza city, Wednesday. Her father Eyad Fathi Fayeq Sharir, 35, was instantly killed.

On the same day, a child identified as Yahia Mazen Khalifa, 14, was killed in an Israeli bombardment of homes in Gaza city.

The Israeli missiles and shells have resulted in the destruction of more than 500 units, and damage to at least 2100 units.

The Israeli army targeted 14 residential towers with its missiles, in addition to firing missiles at 23 media centers, dozens of institutions, societies, and offices, in addition to 58 government-run centers, such as police stations, security centers, and service centers.

During the 11-day Israeli assault on Gaza between May 10th and 21st, 2021, 247 Palestinians were killed, including 66 children and 39 women; 1417 wounded, including 277 women and 412 children. 9 Israelis, including 2 children, were killed during the same time period. The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, which documented these attacks, has called upon the international Criminal Court to open an investigation into the occupation’s crimes during this military aggression, and reiterates its call upon the High Contracting Parties to the 1949 Fourth Geneva Convention to fulfil their obligations under Article 1; i.e., to respect and ensure respect for the Convention in all circumstances and their obligations under Article 146 to prosecute persons alleged to commit grave breaches of the Fourth Geneva Convention. These grave breaches constitute war crimes under Article 147 of the same Convention and Protocol (I) Additional to the Geneva Conventions regarding the guarantee of Palestinian civilians’ right to protection in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (West Bank, Gaza Strip, Golan Heights).

Ismail was from Beit Hanoun, in the northern Gaza Strip. Source: IMEMC

Adham Rafat at-Tanani

The at-Tanani family, who were all killed in an Israeli airstrikeMay 13, 2021: Adham Rafat at-Tanani, 6, was killed along with his parents and three siblings in an Israeli airstrike that hit their home.

The at-Tanani family were in their home in Beit Hanoun town when the Israeli army bombed the area without any warning. The entire residential square was destroyed, including the family’s home.

Ra’fat Tanani, 38, his pregnant wife Rawiyia, 36, and their children Ismail, 6, Ameer, 5, Adham, 4, and Mohammad, 3, were all killed.

The same night that the Tanani family was killed in the north of Gaza Strip coincided with killing another family in the southern Gaza Strip city of Khan Younis.

The family consisted of five members –all of them died including a one-year-old infant identified as Ibrahim. The father survived.

He was one of 36 Palestinians killed in Israeli airstrikes in Gaza on May 13th.

The all-night-long bombardment of the Gaza Strip targeted homes, apartment towers, and infrastructure, killing 36 Palestinians, and injuring hundreds, in addition to turning many homes and buildings into rubble.

Medical sources in Gaza said one Palestinian, identified as Mohammad Suleiman Farahat, was killed in an Israeli airstrike targeting Wadi al-Arayes in Gaza city, and added that many others were injured.

The Israeli air force also fired missiles into a residential tower in the Remal neighborhood, west of Gaza city, turning it into rubble, and causing excessive damage to surrounding homes and buildings.

A child, identified as Hala Hussein Rafat ar-Reefy, 14, was among many killed by Israeli missiles in Gaza city.

In addition, the army fired missiles, on Thursday evening, at a home in the al-Boreij refugee camp, in central Gaza, killing at least two Palestinians and wounding many others.

Furthermore, a child identified as Khaled Emad al-Qanou’, 16, was killed and eight were injured in an Israeli bombardment of Abraj an-Nada residential tower in Beit Lahia, in northern Gaza.

On Thursday at dawn, the Israeli air force fired a barrage a missile into the area of Bin Zayed Junction, in northern Gaza, causing excessive damage, in addition to killing at least two, and injuring dozens. Many more are believed to be dead and buried under the rubble while rescue teams continue efforts to locate them, however, the efforts and severely hindered by the Israeli bombardment.

The Israeli army also fired dozens of missiles into homes and lands in Abasan al-Kabeera area, east of Khan Younis in southern Gaza, the Tuffah, Sheikh Radwan and Sheja’eyya in Gaza city, causing casualties and serious damage.

Homes were also shelled in Jabalia refugee camp, in northern Gaza, and Deir al-Balah, in central Gaza Strip.

Two Palestinians, identified as Abdul-Rahim Mohammad al-Madhoun, 63, and Hajar Abdul-Razeq al-Madhoun, 60, were killed in the Jabalia refugee camp.

Medical services in Gaza have reported that twenty-two Palestinians were killed by Israeli missiles and shells, Thursday, in a series of Israeli strikes across the coastal region.

Furthermore, medics and rescue teams located the corpses of a Palestinian family, including children, under the rubble of a home that was targeted by Israeli missiles in the Sheikh Zayed area in Beit Lahia, in northern Gaza.

Media sources said Rafat at-Tannani, his pregnant wife, and their four children, were killed in the Israeli bombings. One of the children has been identified as Amir Rafat Mohammad Tannani, 7.

Another Palestinian, identified as Osama Jamal Zibda, 33, was killed in an Israeli bombardment of Beit Hanoun. His father, Jamal Mohammad Zibda, 65, was killed a day earlier.

On Thursday evening, the Palestinian Health Ministry said eighty-seven Palestinians, including eighteen children, have been killed and 530 have been injured due to the ongoing Israeli strikes on Gaza.

In addition, a child, identified as Lina Fathi Sharir, 16, was killed in an Israeli bombing in the Sheikh Radwan neighborhood in Gaza city, Wednesday. Her father Eyad Fathi Fayeq Sharir, 35, was instantly killed.

On the same day, a child identified as Yahia Mazen Khalifa, 14, was killed in an Israeli bombardment of homes in Gaza city.

The Israeli missiles and shells have resulted in the destruction of more than 500 units, and damage to at least 2100 units.

The Israeli army targeted 14 residential towers with its missiles, in addition to firing missiles at 23 media centers, dozens of institutions, societies, and offices, in addition to 58 government-run centers, such as police stations, security centers, and service centers.

During the 11-day Israeli assault on Gaza between May 10th and 21st, 2021, 247 Palestinians were killed, including 66 children and 39 women; 1417 wounded, including 277 women and 412 children. 9 Israelis, including 2 children, were killed during the same time period. The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, which documented these attacks, has called upon the international Criminal Court to open an investigation into the occupation’s crimes during this military aggression, and reiterates its call upon the High Contracting Parties to the 1949 Fourth Geneva Convention to fulfil their obligations under Article 1; i.e., to respect and ensure respect for the Convention in all circumstances and their obligations under Article 146 to prosecute persons alleged to commit grave breaches of the Fourth Geneva Convention. These grave breaches constitute war crimes under Article 147 of the same Convention and Protocol (I) Additional to the Geneva Conventions regarding the guarantee of Palestinian civilians’ right to protection in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (West Bank, Gaza Strip, Golan Heights).

Adham was from Beit Hanoun, in the northern Gaza Strip. Source: IMEMC

Mariam Mohammad at-Tilbani

MariamMay 12th, 2021: Mariam Mohammad Odah at-Tilbani, 3, and her brother Zeid, 5, were killed by a missile that struck their home in Tal al-Hawa neighborhood, in Gaza City. They were among at least twenty Palestinians killed on May 12th during the third straight day of ongoing bombardment and shelling targeting all parts of the besieged and impoverished Gaza Strip. The Israeli missiles struck homes, residential buildings, infrastructure, streets, and many other facilities.

Israeli missiles targeted Palestinians and buildings in one of the alleys of the Nusseirat refugee camp, in central Gaza.  Three Palestinians were killed in the airstrike, and one was wounded and was taken to the nearby Al-Aqsa Hospital.

In addition, Palestinian medics and rescue teams found the corpse of one Palestinian under the rubble of a building in Beit Hanoun, in northern Gaza. Two Palestinians were killed in the Israeli strikes on the building, and the third is the one whose corpse was found today.

In Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, the soldiers killed an elderly Palestinian man, and a child, when the army fired missiles into agricultural lands in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.

According to the Health Ministry in Gaza, Israeli missiles have killed more than 65 Palestinians, including sixteen children and five women, in addition to the injury of more than 365 Palestinians, many of them are in critical conditions.

Two of the slain Palestinians, Sa’id Salem al-Hatto, 65, and his wife, Maysoon, 60, were killed in an Israeli airstrike that targeted a car they were in the as-Sabra neighborhood in Gaza city.

The same attack led to the death of Mustafa Mazen Kardiya, 37, Abdul-Salam Mahmoud al-Ghazali, 28, and Nader Mohammad al-Ghazali, 47.

Mariam was from Tal al-Hawa neighborhood, in Gaza City. Source: IMEMC

Zeid Mohammad at-Tilbani

May 12th, 2021: Zeid Mohammad Odah at-Tilbani, 5, and his sister Mariam, 3, were killed by a missile that struck their home in Tal al-Hawa neighborhood, in Gaza City. They were among at least twenty Palestinians killed on May 12th during the third straight day of ongoing bombardment and shelling targeting all parts of the besieged and impoverished Gaza Strip. The Israeli missiles struck homes, residential buildings, infrastructure, streets, and many other facilities.

Israeli missiles targeted Palestinians and buildings in one of the alleys of the Nusseirat refugee camp, in central Gaza.  Three Palestinians were killed in the airstrike, and one was wounded and was taken to the nearby Al-Aqsa Hospital.

In addition, Palestinian medics and rescue teams found the corpse of one Palestinian under the rubble of a building in Beit Hanoun, in northern Gaza. Two Palestinians were killed in the Israeli strikes on the building, and the third is the one whose corpse was found today.

In Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, the soldiers killed an elderly Palestinian man, and a child, when the army fired missiles into agricultural lands in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.

According to the Health Ministry in Gaza, Israeli missiles have killed more than 65 Palestinians, including sixteen children and five women, in addition to the injury of more than 365 Palestinians, many of them are in critical conditions.

Two of the slain Palestinians, Sa’id Salem al-Hatto, 65, and his wife, Maysoon, 60, were killed in an Israeli airstrike that targeted a car they were in the as-Sabra neighborhood in Gaza city.

The same attack led to the death of Mustafa Mazen Kardiya, 37, Abdul-Salam Mahmoud al-Ghazali, 28, and Nader Mohammad al-Ghazali, 47.

Zeid was from Tal al-Hawa neighborhood, in Gaza City. Source: IMEMC

Ammar Taiseer Mohammad al-’Amour

Ammar al-AmourMay 12, 2021: Ammar Taiseer Mohammad al-’Amour, 10, was killed in an Israeli airstrike in the Gaza Strip.

Defense for Children International Palestine said that a US-sourced Israeli Apache attack helicopter killed Hamada Attia Abed al-Amour, 13, and his 10-year-old cousin, Ammar Taiseer Mohammad al-Amour.

The pair were with another young relative when the attack helicopter “fired two thermal flares and then a missile in the direction of the children” in al-Fukharia village east of Khan Younis on Wednesday.

The surviving child was critically injured.

“At the time of the missile attack,” the street on which the children were walking “was open and completely quiet,” Defense for Children International Palestine said.

He was among more than 30 Palestinians killed overnight on May 12th, most of whom were killed while in their homes, huddled with their families as Israeli bombs dropped all around them.

This was the third straight day of massive Israeli bombardment and shelling of Palestinian homes, structures, and facilities, leading to the death of at least 30 Palestinians on May 12th alone, including children.

These are some of the known names of the Palestinians confirmed dead.

  1. Mohammad Nahedh Abu Sakran, 26, Gaza city.
  2. Ahmad Ibrahim Abu Sakran, 65, Gaza city.
  3. Ammar Taiseer Mohammad al-’Amour, 11, Khan Younis.
  4. Hamada Ayed Atiya al-‘Amour, 13, Khan Younis.
  5. Sami Sa’id Mohammad al-‘Omar, 41, Gaza city.
  6. Tal’at Jamil Mahmoud Agha, 37, Gaza city.
  7. Waleed Mousa Khaled al-Omar, 56, Gaza city.
  8. Atef Abdul-Rahma Jom’a al-Omar, 48, Beit Lahia.
  9. Na’el Khaled Younis al-Omar, 23, Beit Lahia.
  10. Hammad Ayyad Mansour al-Omar, 86, Rafah.

It is worth mentioning that the army also assassinated Bassem Issa, a senior leader of the Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, in Gaza.

On the same day Israeli bombs killed at least twenty additional Palestinian people during ongoing bombardment and shelling targeting all parts of the besieged and impoverished Gaza Strip. (The number does not include names who are still being verified)

In the West Bank, the soldiers killed on Wednesday night, a Palestinian security officer, identified as Mohammad Omar Sa’id Najjar, 36, near the town of Tal, south of Nablus, in northern West Bank, after the army claimed he opened fire at the soldiers.

On Wednesday at dawn, the soldiers killed a Palestinian child, Rashid Muhammad Abu Ara, 16, in the village of Aqaba, in the district of Tubas.

During the 11-day Israeli assault on Gaza between May 10th and 21st, 2021, 247 Palestinians were killed, including 66 children and 39 women; 1417 wounded, including 277 women and 412 children. 9 Israelis, including 2 children, were killed during the same time period.

The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, which documented these attacks, has called upon the international Criminal Court to open an investigation into the occupation’s crimes during this military aggression, and reiterates its call upon the High Contracting Parties to the 1949 Fourth Geneva Convention to fulfil their obligations under Article 1; i.e., to respect and ensure respect for the Convention in all circumstances and their obligations under Article 146 to prosecute persons alleged to commit grave breaches of the Fourth Geneva Convention. These grave breaches constitute war crimes under Article 147 of the same Convention and Protocol (I) Additional to the Geneva Conventions regarding the guarantee of Palestinian civilians’ right to protection in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (West Bank, Gaza Strip, Golan Heights).

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

Hamada Ayed Atiya al-‘Amour

Hamada al-AmourMay 12, 2021: Hamada Ayed Atiya al-‘Amour, 13, was killed along with his 10-year old cousin Ammar in an Israeli airstrike in the Gaza Strip.

Defense for Children International Palestine said that a US-sourced Israeli Apache attack helicopter killed Hamada Attia Abed al-Amour, 13, and his 10-year-old cousin, Ammar Taiseer Mohammad al-Amour.

The pair were with another young relative when the attack helicopter “fired two thermal flares and then a missile in the direction of the children” in al-Fukharia village east of Khan Younis on Wednesday. The surviving child was critically injured.

“At the time of the missile attack,” the street on which the children were walking “was open and completely quiet,” Defense for Children International Palestine said.

He was among more than 30 Palestinians killed overnight on May 12th, most of whom were killed while in their homes, huddled with their families as Israeli bombs dropped all around them.

This was the third straight day of massive Israeli bombardment and shelling of Palestinian homes, structures, and facilities, leading to the death of at least 30 Palestinians on May 12th alone, including children.

These are some of the known names of the Palestinians confirmed dead on May 12th.

  1. Mohammad Nahedh Abu Sakran, 26, Gaza city.
  2. Ahmad Ibrahim Abu Sakran, 65, Gaza city.
  3. Ammar Taiseer Mohammad al-’Amour, 11, Khan Younis.
  4. Hamada Ayed Atiya al-‘Amour, 13, Khan Younis.
  5. Sami Sa’id Mohammad al-‘Omar, 41, Gaza city.
  6. Tal’at Jamil Mahmoud Agha, 37, Gaza city.
  7. Waleed Mousa Khaled al-Omar, 56, Gaza city.
  8. Atef Abdul-Rahma Jom’a al-Omar, 48, Beit Lahia.
  9. Na’el Khaled Younis al-Omar, 23, Beit Lahia.
  10. Hammad Ayyad Mansour al-Omar, 86, Rafah.

It is worth mentioning that the army also assassinated Bassem Issa, a senior leader of the Al-Qassam Brigades, the armed wing of Hamas, in Gaza.

On the same day Israeli bombs killed at least twenty additional Palestinian people during ongoing bombardment and shelling targeting all parts of the besieged and impoverished Gaza Strip. (The number does not include names who are still being verified)

In the West Bank, the soldiers killed on Wednesday night, a Palestinian security officer, identified as Mohammad Omar Sa’id Najjar, 36, near the town of Tal, south of Nablus, in northern West Bank, after the army claimed he opened fire at the soldiers.

On Wednesday at dawn, the soldiers killed a Palestinian child, Rashid Muhammad Abu Ara, 16, in the village of Aqaba, in the district of Tubas.

During the 11-day Israeli assault on Gaza between May 10th and 21st, 2021, 247 Palestinians were killed, including 66 children and 39 women; 1417 wounded, including 277 women and 412 children. 9 Israelis, including 2 children, were killed during the same time period.

The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, which documented these attacks, has called upon the international Criminal Court to open an investigation into the occupation’s crimes during this military aggression, and reiterates its call upon the High Contracting Parties to the 1949 Fourth Geneva Convention to fulfil their obligations under Article 1; i.e., to respect and ensure respect for the Convention in all circumstances and their obligations under Article 146 to prosecute persons alleged to commit grave breaches of the Fourth Geneva Convention. These grave breaches constitute war crimes under Article 147 of the same Convention and Protocol (I) Additional to the Geneva Conventions regarding the guarantee of Palestinian civilians’ right to protection in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (West Bank, Gaza Strip, Golan Heights).

Hamada was from Khan Younis, in the southern Gaza Strip. Source: IMEMC

Yahia Mazen Khalifa

Yahya KhalifaMay 12, 2021: Yahia Mazen Khalifa, 14, was killed in an Israeli airstrike in the Gaza Strip.

He was one of at least twenty Palestinians killed during massive Israeli bombardment and shelling targeting all parts of the besieged and impoverished Gaza Strip. The Israeli missiles struck homes, residential buildings, infrastructure, streets, and many other facilities.

In an airstrike during the night, Israeli missiles killed two children, identified as Mariam Mohammad Odah at-Tilbani, 3, and her brother Zeid, 5, in their home in Tal al-Hawa neighborhood, in Gaza city.

Media sources in Gaza said the soldiers killed three Palestinians and injured at least one, in an Israeli airstrike in the Nusseirat refugee camp, in central Gaza.

They added that the Israeli missiles targeted Palestinians and buildings in one of the alleys of the refugee camp; the two slain Palestinians, and the injured, were moved to the nearby Al-Aqsa Hospital.

In addition, Palestinian medics and rescue teams found the corpse of one Palestinian under the rubble of a building in Beit Hanoun, in northern Gaza. Two Palestinians were killed in the Israeli strikes on the building, and the third is the one whose corpse was found today.

In Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, the soldiers killed an elderly Palestinian man, and a child, when the army fired missiles into agricultural lands in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.

During the 11-day Israeli assault on Gaza between May 10th and 21st, 2021, 247 Palestinians were killed, including 66 children and 39 women; 1417 wounded, including 277 women and 412 children. 9 Israelis, including 2 children, were killed during the same time period.

The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, which documented these attacks, has called upon the international Criminal Court to open an investigation into the occupation’s crimes during this military aggression, and reiterates its call upon the High Contracting Parties to the 1949 Fourth Geneva Convention to fulfil their obligations under Article 1; i.e., to respect and ensure respect for the Convention in all circumstances and their obligations under Article 146 to prosecute persons alleged to commit grave breaches of the Fourth Geneva Convention. These grave breaches constitute war crimes under Article 147 of the same Convention and Protocol (I) Additional to the Geneva Conventions regarding the guarantee of Palestinian civilians’ right to protection in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (West Bank, Gaza Strip, Golan Heights).

Yahia was from the Gaza Strip. Source: IMEMC

Hala Hussein al-Rifi

May 12, 2021: Hala Hussein Ra’fat al-Rifi, 13, was killed in an Israeli airstrike in the Gaza Strip.

She was one of at least twenty Palestinians killed during massive Israeli bombardment and shelling targeting all parts of the besieged and impoverished Gaza Strip. The Israeli missiles struck homes, residential buildings, infrastructure, streets, and many other facilities.

In an airstrike during the night, Israeli missiles killed two children, identified as Mariam Mohammad Odah at-Tilbani, 3, and her brother Zeid, 5, in their home in Tal al-Hawa neighborhood, in Gaza city.

Media sources in Gaza said the soldiers killed three Palestinians and injured at least one, in an Israeli airstrike in the Nusseirat refugee camp, in central Gaza.

They added that the Israeli missiles targeted Palestinians and buildings in one of the alleys of the refugee camp; the two slain Palestinians, and the injured, were moved to the nearby Al-Aqsa Hospital.

In addition, Palestinian medics and rescue teams found the corpse of one Palestinian under the rubble of a building in Beit Hanoun, in northern Gaza. Two Palestinians were killed in the Israeli strikes on the building, and the third is the one whose corpse was found today.

In Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, the soldiers killed an elderly Palestinian man, and a child, when the army fired missiles into agricultural lands in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.

During the 11-day Israeli assault on Gaza between May 10th and 21st, 2021, 247 Palestinians were killed, including 66 children and 39 women; 1417 wounded, including 277 women and 412 children. 9 Israelis, including 2 children, were killed during the same time period.

The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, which documented these attacks, has called upon the international Criminal Court to open an investigation into the occupation’s crimes during this military aggression, and reiterates its call upon the High Contracting Parties to the 1949 Fourth Geneva Convention to fulfil their obligations under Article 1; i.e., to respect and ensure respect for the Convention in all circumstances and their obligations under Article 146 to prosecute persons alleged to commit grave breaches of the Fourth Geneva Convention. These grave breaches constitute war crimes under Article 147 of the same Convention and Protocol (I) Additional to the Geneva Conventions regarding the guarantee of Palestinian civilians’ right to protection in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (West Bank, Gaza Strip, Golan Heights).

Hala was from the Gaza Strip. Source: IMEMC

Bashar Ahmad Sammour

May 12, 2021: Bashar Ahmad Sammour, 17, was killed in an Israeli airstrike in the Gaza Strip.

He was one of at least twenty Palestinians killed during massive Israeli bombardment and shelling targeting all parts of the besieged and impoverished Gaza Strip. The Israeli missiles struck homes, residential buildings, infrastructure, streets, and many other facilities.

In an airstrike during the night, Israeli missiles killed two children, identified as Mariam Mohammad Odah at-Tilbani, 3, and her brother Zeid, 5, in their home in Tal al-Hawa neighborhood, in Gaza city.

Media sources in Gaza said the soldiers killed three Palestinians and injured at least one, in an Israeli airstrike in the Nusseirat refugee camp, in central Gaza.

They added that the Israeli missiles targeted Palestinians and buildings in one of the alleys of the refugee camp; the two slain Palestinians, and the injured, were moved to the nearby Al-Aqsa Hospital.

In addition, Palestinian medics and rescue teams found the corpse of one Palestinian under the rubble of a building in Beit Hanoun, in northern Gaza. Two Palestinians were killed in the Israeli strikes on the building, and the third is the one whose corpse was found today.

In Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, the soldiers killed an elderly Palestinian man, and a child, when the army fired missiles into agricultural lands in Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.

During the 11-day Israeli assault on Gaza between May 10th and 21st, 2021, 247 Palestinians were killed, including 66 children and 39 women; 1417 wounded, including 277 women and 412 children. 9 Israelis, including 2 children, were killed during the same time period.

The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights, which documented these attacks, has called upon the international Criminal Court to open an investigation into the occupation’s crimes during this military aggression, and reiterates its call upon the High Contracting Parties to the 1949 Fourth Geneva Convention to fulfil their obligations under Article 1; i.e., to respect and ensure respect for the Convention in all circumstances and their obligations under Article 146 to prosecute persons alleged to commit grave breaches of the Fourth Geneva Convention. These grave breaches constitute war crimes under Article 147 of the same Convention and Protocol (I) Additional to the Geneva Conventions regarding the guarantee of Palestinian civilians’ right to protection in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (West Bank, Gaza Strip, Golan Heights).

Bashar was from the Gaza Strip. Source: IMEMC

Hamzah Mahmoud Yasin ‘Ali

Hamza AliMay 11, 2021: Hamzah Mahmoud Yasin ‘Ali, 12, was killed after he succumbed to wounds he sustained in an Israeli airstrike in al- Shuja’iyya neighborhood in central Gaza.

On the same day that Hamzah was killed at approximately 11:30, Israeli warplanes launched a missile at a civilian white Skoda car traveling on al-Moghrabi Street in central Gaza City. As a result, 6 were killed, including the driver, a man and his wife who were inside the car, a civilian in front of his house and 2 other passers-by. Those killed were identified as the driver Mustafa Mazen Salem Kurdiyah (22); Sa’id Hashim Sa’id al-Hatu (67) and his wife Maysoun Zaki Hashem al-Hatou (55); Mansour Yousif Hasan al-Dreimly (66), who was in front of his house in the area; and Nader Mohammed al-Ghazali (47) along with his nephew ‘Abdulsalam Mahmoud Nabih al-Ghazali (28), who were also from the same area. Moreover, the children of Sa’id al-Hatou, Mohammed and Yara, were wounded.

At approximately 11:30, Israeli warplanes launched 4 missiles at Khaled Ahmed Yaser al-Namrouti’s (50) house in al-Sheikh Redwan neighborhood near an UNRWA Clinic. As a result, the 3-story house (250 sqms) was completely destroyed. It should be noted that one of the neighbors received a phone call from the Israeli Intelligence Services ordering him to inform the residents of other houses to evacuate only few minutes before the airstrike.

At approximately 12:00, Israeli warplanes launched 2 missiles at a residential building belonging to Majed Hamed Bakir al-Yazji (63) in al-Manarah neighborhood on al-Nafaq street. As a result, the 3-story house (750 sqms) was completely destroyed. The ground floor is an electric appliances factory where Majed al-Yazji, his 3 sons, and 10 other workers work while 4 families, including 9 children and 4 women, lived in the house. The building’s owner said that he received a phone call from a private number ordering him to evacuate the house.

At approximately 14:20, an Israeli warplane launched a missile at a civilian grey car while traveling in al-Sha’af neighborhood in eastern Gaza City. As a result, Izz al-Dein Mohammed Abdullah Hillis (28) was killed, and his brother, Ashraf (48), was wounded.

At approximately 16:00, Israeli warplanes launched 6 missiles at “al-Weqa’ie al-Gharbiya” residential building on al-Mokhabarat Street. As a result, the 5-storey building, which included 10 residential apartments, was completely destroyed while the nearby shops and buildings sustained severe damage. Moreover, Layalina wedding hall, comprised of 2 floors and located next to the targeted building, sustained damage. The building’s owner said that he received a phone call from a private number ordering him to evacuate the house.

At approximately 18:30, Israeli warplanes launched 10 missiles at al-Shorouq 14-storey tower on Omar al-Mukhtar Street in al-Rimal neighborhood, which is considered one the most vital areas in the Gaza Strip. As a result, the tower was completely destroyed, and the surrounding buildings and shops sustained severe damage. It should be noted that al-Shorouq tower housed various media outlets and civilian institutions, including Al-Hayat al-Jadida Newspaper, Al-Aqsa TV and Al-Aqsa Radio, Taiff Media institution, and media production company PMP.

At approximately 19:25, an Israeli warplane launched a missile in front of Ahmed Ibrahim Ahmed Abu Sakran’s (56) house in al-Shuja’iya neighborhood, where a number of civilians were gathering before al-Maghreb Adhan in the last day of Ramadan. As a result, the house owner and his relative namely Mohammed Nahed Jaber Abu Sakran (24), were killed, while ‘Ali Hisham Ahmed Abu Sakran (8) was wounded and his condition was described serious by medical sources at al-Shifa Hospital.

At approximately 21:15, Israeli warplanes launched 2 missiles at Salah al-Deen Street in front of al-‘Ijlah Meat Shop in al-Zaytun neighborhood in southern Gaza City. As a result, Yahiya Mazen Shehada Khalifa (14) was killed with shrapnel that hit different parts of his body as he was in front of his house. Moreover, 4-storey building sustained severe damage.

At approximately 21:30, Israeli warplanes sporadically launched 24 missiles at main streets and vital roads. They targeted al-Saraya Intersection on Omar al-Mukhtar Street, Abu Khadra Intersection and the Shari’a Court Street in the central Gaza City. As a result, the area, which include public facilities, residential buildings and governmental institutions, sustained severe damage.

At approximately 21:30, Israeli warplanes launched 10 missiles at the main road which connects Tal al-Hawa neighborhood with al-Zaytun neighborhood and targeted the street next to Alaa’ al-Dein petrol station and the Rosary Sisters School on Street “8”. Additionally, Mazen Foqaha football field sustained severe damage. It should be noted that the Israeli warplanes continued launching missiles sporadically until 03:00.

These were all attacks that took place on May 11th, 2021 by Israeli forces against Palestinians in the Gaza Strip.

During the Israeli aggression in Gaza from May 10th to 21st, 2021, Israeli forces killed 247 Palestinians, including 66 Children and 39 Women; 1417 wounded, including 277 women and 412 children. Nine Israelis were killed by the Palestinian resistance during the same time period.

Hamzah was from al- Shuja’iyya neighborhood in central Gaza. Source: IMEMC