EMOHR slams Israel for systematic targeting of Gaza fishing sector

[ PIC 27/05/2012 – 01:14 PM ]

GENEVA, (PIC)– The Euro-Mediterranean Observer for Human Rights (EMOHR) said Israel systematically and deliberately targets the fishing sector in the Gaza Strip.

In a report on Sunday, the observatory warned that the systematic Israeli targeting of the fishing sector in the besieged Gaza Strip led to the depletion and destruction of this important sector.

The report stated that the Israeli government has sought in recent years to completely destroy the fishing profession, upon which some 70,000 Gazan citizens live, through a gradual reduction of fishing zones where the fishermen are allowed to sail.

The report added that this Israeli policy peaked in 2009 in flagrant violation of its agreement with the Palestinian Authority, which provides 20 nautical miles for fishing along the beach of the Gaza strip.

The report described this Israeli infringement as a collective punishment and noted that in the second intifada, Israel reduced the fishing zone to 10 nautical miles from the coast, then to six miles after the capture of Gilad Shalit, and finally to three miles after the war on Gaza, which ended in January 2009.


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Martyred By Israeli Occupation Attacks

انّا للہ و انّا الیه راجعون

May Allah Subhana wa Ta’ ala grant the Shuhada Jannatul Firdaus, and ease it for their families, loved ones and anyone around them. Allahumma Ameen ya Rabbil Alameen. ‘ Inna Lillahi wa ‘ Inna ‘ Ilayhi Raji’un, Allahu Akbar

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* The list of shuhada does not display, the numerous victims of the zionist occupation which are undocumented by media. Nor it displays the victims of the “silent onslaught” due to restrictions of movement, ability to go to hospitals for treatment or life saving surgery, due to lack of medication because of the blockades and so on. For example: The Slow Motion Genocide by the Siege on Gaza only, killed 600 patients since Gaza got under Israeli Siege.

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Neither does this list, display the avoidable mortality. A clear and statistical factual evidence, about the number of deaths due to indecent ruling by occupation forces. For even an occupier has obligations under International Laws, Geneva Convention and the Hague regulations, which it is neglecting. These circumstances, together with deliberate policies of the occupier to neglect and even deny every basic human right, severes avoidable mortality which is totally silenced by media or reporting organisations. While in the Holocaust, 1 on 6 Jewish people directly died of deliberate neglect, so if we believe the facts over 1 million due to avoidable mortality, neither should these same circumstances be ignores which are ongoing in Palestine. For this report displays a avoidable morality of at least 0,5 million Palestinians.

How many more dead corpses of Palestinians does the international community need to see in order to act? How many more cruelties and violations of Human Rights, Regulations and International Law will be needed to intervene so this ongoing warcrime is being stopped once and for all.





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