Tag Archives: coast

‘Round-ups’ at sea within 3NM zone become daily too: Ministry: Fishermen detained off Gaza coast

Maan News Agency | June 6, 2012 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Israeli forces arrested three fishermen off the coast of the Rafah beach near the Palestinian-Egyptian border, the local ministry of agriculture said Wednesday. The workers were on a fishing boat when Israeli navy forces detained them and took them to an unknown location, the […]

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Gaza fisherman drowns off coast

MAAN NEWS AGENCY FEB 22 2012 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Civil defense in the Gaza Strip reported Wednesday that a Palestinian fisherman drowned while working off the coast. Ghanem Abu Jarad, 62, from Khan Younis was rescued by other colleagues but he died of his injuries, civil defense reported.

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Israeli navy detains Palestinian fishermen off Gaza coast

Gaza Under Attack – Timeline | In pictures Aug-Sept 2011 | Oct-Nov 2011 | Dec 2011 [ 18/12/2011 – 03:43 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Israeli navy gunboats intercepted a Palestinian fishing boat off the northwestern coast of Gaza city on Sunday and arrested two fishermen. Sources in the fishermen syndicates told the PIC reporter that […]

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Israeli forces ‘detain 8 fishermen’ off Gaza coast

Related:  Continuous Attacks on Gaza’s Fisherman Maan News Agency | Sept 11, 2011 GAZA CITY (Ma’an) — Israeli forces on Sunday detained eight fishermen off the coast of Gaza City, local sources told Ma’an. Locals said Israeli naval boats surrounded a fishing boat belonging to the Baker family near As-Sudanyeh, north of Gaza City and […]

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Solidarity at sea on board the Oliva

12 July 2011 | Electronic Intifada, Rana Baker | International Solidarity Movement Journalists and CPSGaza activists aboard the Oliva as it sets out on its first mission (Rana Baker) For years, Palestinian fishermen have been subject to routine attacks, shootings and arrests by the Israeli navy as they attempt to ply their trade in the […]

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Gazan fishermen recount narrow escape from Israeli fire

by Ruqaya Izzidien on June 21, 2011 | Mondoweiss At around 9.00 am on June 21, two fishing boats were attacked at about two and a half miles off the coast of the Gaza Strip. Since 2008, Gazan fishermen have experienced a reduction in the areas in which they are permitted to fish. The 20 […]

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Israeli occupation navy boats fire at Palestinian fishermen off the coast of Rafah

[ 10/06/2011 – 09:35 PM ] RAFAH, (PIC) Israeli occupation naval boats opened fire on Thursday evening at Palestinian fishing boats off the southern Gaza Strip Rafah coast. Palestinian naval police in the Gaza Strip said that the Israeli boats opened machinegun fire at the fishing boats forcing the Palestinian fishermen to flee to the […]

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Israel’s ‘fantasy island’ off Gaza’s coast

April 16, 2011 | Maan | Suhail Khalilieh Israel’s Channel 2 has revealed an Israeli government plan to set up an artificial “man-made” island off the coast of the Gaza Strip, to be under the control of the Palestinian Authority. The plan, as reported, was formulated and schemed by the Israeli Minster of Transportation Yaakov […]

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Israeli navy kidnaps four Palestinian fishermen at sea

[ 20/01/2011 – 10:19 AM ]   GAZA, (PIC)– The ministry of agriculture in Gaza Strip said that the Israeli navy gunboats kidnapped four Palestinian fishermen off the coast of Khan Younis, south of the Strip, at a late hour on Wednesday night. The ministry’s fishery department said in a statement on Thursday that the […]

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Israeli navy fire damages dozens of Palestinian fishing boats

[ 18/01/2011 – 10:15 AM ]   KHAN YOUNIS, (PIC)– Israeli navy gunboats opened machinegun fire at dozens of Palestinian fishing boats off the coast of Khan Younis, south of the Gaza Strip, on Monday night, the PIC reporter said. He added that the bullets did not result in any casualties but caused big damage to […]

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