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#GazaUnderAttack | Israeli navy boats fire at Palestinian fishermen

[ PIC 15/04/2013 – 10:21 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Israeli navy gunboats fired at Palestinian fishermen while working at sea before dawn Monday and forced them to retreat nearer to the shore. Sources in the Gaza marine police told the PIC reporter that the Israeli gunboats opened machinegun fire intermittently all throughout the dawn hours. […]

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Rights groups: Israel must ease new Gaza restrictions

Maan News Agency | March 24, 2013 JERUSALEM (AFP) — Two Israeli rights groups demanded on Sunday that Israel lift fishing restrictions imposed on Gaza after militants fired two rockets across the border, slamming them as “collective punishment.” Israel on Thursday halved the area in which Palestinian fishermen are permitted to work, closed the Kerem […]

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Hamas appeals to Egypt after Israel halves fishing zone

Maan News Agency | By Dan Williams | March 22, 2013 GAZA CITY (Reuters) — Hamas complained to Egypt on Friday after Israel suspended part of a Cairo-brokered truce agreement by halving Palestinian access to fishing waters in response to a rocket attack from the Gaza Strip. Thursday’s salvo at the Israeli border town of […]

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Israeli gunboats terrorize Palestinian fishermen

[ PIC 14/03/2013 – 12:13 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Israeli navy gunboats opened intensive fire at Palestinian fishermen off the coast of the northern Gaza Strip at dawn Thursday forcing them to retreat to shore. Eyewitnesses told a PIC reporter that the gunboats fired in the air and at the Palestinian fishing boats off Sudaniya […]

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102nd Israeli Violation of Truce | Palestinian fisherman wounded in Israeli navy shooting

Note occpal | Full list of Israeli violations since cease-fire [ PIC 21/02/2013 – 12:36 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– A Palestinian fisherman was moderately wounded on Thursday afternoon after an Israeli navy gunboat fired at his fishing boat off the northern coast of Gaza Strip. Eyewitnesses told the PIC reporter that Ayman Kabaja, 34, was […]

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Over 101 Israeli violations of Truce: Fishermen arrested and boat confiscated

Note occpal | Full list of Israeli violations since cease-fire 19 February 2013 | Palestinian Center for Human Rights, Besieged Gaza, Palestine The Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR) condemns the Israeli Navy’s escalation of attacks against Palestinian fishermen in the Gaza Strip and expresses its deep concern for such escalation, which resulted in arresting […]

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#GazaUnderAttack | 98th Violation of the Truce: Fishermen fired on off Gaza coast

Note occpal | Full list of Israeli violations since cease-fire MEMO | Febr 17, 2013 An Israeli gunboat attacked some Palestinian fishing vessels off the north coast of Gaza just after 8am local time today. According to MEMO’s Ibrahim Hewitt, who witnessed the attack from the Gaza shore, the Palestinian fishermen looked to be well […]

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VIDEO | Palestine marks intl. day of action for boycotting Israeli agricultural products

Published on Feb 10, 2013 Foreign and Palestinian activists as well as farmers, fishermen and members of the union of agricultural workers committees from International Action for Palestine have marked the international day of action for boycotting the Israeli agricultural products. They say the agricultural products are used by Israel to infringe on the rights […]

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Call from Palestinian farmers and fishermen – Day of action in Zeitoun, Gaza City and Madama, Nablus

  8 February 2013 | BDS Movement | ISM Palestine Gaza City Action: Meet 11 am in Zeitoun Neighbourhood, next to the Car Market “Souq Sayarat” and Al Handasya Company. The march will then begin from Malaka Cross towards the farmland near the Israeli frontier. West Bank Action: Meet 10 am in Madama village, next […]

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#GazaUnderAttack | Israeli navy kidnaps fisherman after wounding him

Note occpal: Kidnapping fishermen to Asdud is a flagrant and severe violation of Article 76 of the Fourth Geneva Convention which states that an occupying power must detain residents of occupied territory in prisons inside the territory. [ PIC 17/12/2012 – 11:56 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Israeli navy gunboats fired at a Palestinian fisherman while […]

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A Must Read Story from Gaza: “I just want to live a peaceful life and be able to fish freely”

By SR Editor on 12/12/2012 | Sabbah Report Losing our boat has been a disaster. The fishing boat is our only source of income. Israeli soldiers positioned to shoot Palestinian fishermen. (photo: Donna Wallach) Mohammed Morad al Hessi (40) is a fisherman from Gaza City who works onboard his father’s 16m fishing boat, along with […]

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VIDEO | Gaza Fishermen After the Ceasefire

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PCHR Statement on Israeli Forces Arrest 14 Fishermen, Confiscate 3 Fishing Boats

Sunday December 02, 2012 23:26 by The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights – PCHR – IMEMC Number of Arrested Fishermen Increases to 29 and Confiscated Boats to 9 The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) repeats its condemnation of Israel’s violations against Palestinian fishermen in the Gaza Strip. PCHR is concerned over the escalation of […]

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Violation of Truce agreement: Occupation opens fire on boat and arrests two fishermen off Gaza shore

Note occpal | List violations since cease-fire [ PIC 30/11/2012 – 06:11 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– The Israeli naval forces detained on Thursday two Palestinian fishermen off the coast of the Gaza Strip and seized their boat. Nizar Ayyash, head of the Gaza fishermen’s syndicate, said in a press statement that an Israeli naval ship […]

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PCHR Statement On Ongoing Attacks Against Palestinian Fishermen In Gaza

Thursday November 29, 2012 22:24 by Palestinian Centre For Human Rights – PCHR – Gaza The Continued Attacks against Palestinian Fishermen Prove False Israeli Claims of Permitting Fishermen to Fish up to 6 Nautical Miles. The Palestinian Centre for Human Rights (PCHR) condemns Israel’s violations against Palestinian fishermen in the Gaza Strip, which continue in […]

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