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Palestinian Killed in Gaza, Another Injured in Silwan, Farmlands Razed in Al-Qarara by Israeli Occupation Forces
March 1, 2011
Man Killed By Israeli Army in Gaza
The Israeli occupation army killed a man who entered the 300-meter 'buffer zone' in Gaza on Monday.
The army spokesperson claimed that troops opened fire aiming for the lower torso of the man. He later died from his injuries. It is unclear whether a warning was given. Israel enforces a 300m 'buffer zone' along the Gaza border, which is surrounded by a large wall. Palestinians who enter the 'buffer zone' risk being shot. Many Palestinians claim that they are shot at from over 500 meters away. The zone exists on Palestinian land – much of it confiscated from locals.
IOF troops raid southern Gaza, settler runs over 5-year-old child
[ 01/03/2011 - 09:45 AM ]
KHAN YOUNIS, (PIC)--
Israeli occupation forces (IOF) advanced hundreds of meters into Qarara town east of Khan Younis, to the south of the Gaza Strip, on Tuesday and bulldozed farmland.
Local sources told the PIC reporter that IOF troops in eight armored vehicles escorted four military bulldozers while damaging Palestinian land.
The sources said that the IOF soldiers were firing intermittently, but no casualties were so far reported.
Meanwhile, in the West Bank, a Jewish settler deliberately ran over 5-year-old Palestinian child Qutaiba Al-Rajabi on Monday in the vicinity of the Ibrahimi Mosque in Al-Khalil.
Local sources said that the settler ran over the child near his family home and sped away without helping the child. Medical sources in hospital said that the child's injuries were moderate.
IOF troops round up 5 West Bankers, 180 in February
01/03/2011 - 08:13 AM ]
WEST BANK, (PIC)--
Israeli occupation forces (IOF) rounded up five Palestinian citizens in various West Bank areas at dawn Tuesday, the Israeli radio reported. It quoted an IOF spokesman as saying that the detainees were wanted for questioning. Meanwhile, the Palestinian prisoner society said in a report that the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) detained more than 180 Palestinians, most of them children and women, from different West Bank areas during February.
The society affirmed that 16 physical abuse incidents were documented during the month, where Israeli soldiers were reportedly assaulted children with their feet, hands, rifle butts, and batons. The report also pointed to the Israeli policy of medical neglect pursued against patients imprisoned in Ramle and Ofer jails 37 female prisoners are in Israeli jails, two of them called Abeer Odah and Maryam Tarabin are locked up in solitary confinement, the report said.
Army Invades al-Qarara, Uproots Farmlands
Israeli soldiers invaded, Tuesday morning, the town of al-Qarara,
east of Khan Younis in the southern part of the Gaza Strip, and uprooted
Report: “Israel To Carry Out Specified Attacks Against Gaza”
The Israeli Radio reported, Monday, that the Israeli Army intends to
carry out specified and targeted attacks against certain areas in the
Gaza Strip without conducting a direct confrontation or ground invasions
at the current stage.
Silwan Residents Injured by Israeli Gunfire Over Weekend\
This weekend saw a continuation of clashes in Silwan, a neighborhood in East Jerusalem targeted for Israeli expansion, leaving many Palestinians injured.
On Friday, a young Palestinian man from Silwan, was seriously injured
when violent clashes erupted while Silwan residents were preparing for
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