Thursday, September 10, 2009

Fishing Boat on Fire

"Weekly Report: On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Fire breaking out in a Palestinian fishing boat as it was fired at by the Israeli gunboats near Gaza

Weekly Report: On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the Occupied Palestinian Territory

Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) Continue Systematic Attacks against Palestinian Civilians and Property in the Occupied Palestinian Territory (OPT) and Continue to Impose a Total Closure on the Gaza Strip

Two Palestinian civilians, including a child, were killed by IOF in the Gaza Strip and the West Bank.

Two Palestinian resistance activists were killed in the east of the Gaza Strip.

Rescue teams found the body of a Palestinian who was missing after IOF had attacked the border between the Gaza Strip and Egypt.

4 Palestinian civilians and a resistance activist were wounded by IOF gunfire.

IOF used force against peaceful demonstrations organized in protest to the construction of the Annexation Wall in the West Bank.

IOF conducted 22 incursions into Palestinian communities in the West Bank and one into the Gaza Strip.

IOF arrested 39 Palestinian civilians, including 4 children and a woman, in the West Bank.

Israeli naval troops continued to attack Palestinian fishers and fishing boats in the Gaza Strip.

A fishing boat was totally burnt and another one was damaged when Israeli gunboats opened fire at them.

IOF have continued to impose a total closure on the OPT and have isolated the Gaza Strip from the outside world.

IOF have continued settlement activities in the West Bank and Israeli settlers have continued to attack Palestinian civilians and property