Tag Archives: maritime law

OCHA: Israel still tightens the Gazans’ access to their land and sea waters

[ PIC 06/07/2013 – 07:59 AM ] OCCUPIED JERUSALEM, (PIC)– The escalating restrictions imposed by Israel on access to land along Gaza’s perimeter fence and to fishing areas along Gaza’s coast undermine the security and livelihoods of Palestinians, the UN office for the coordination of humanitarian affairs (OCHA) in the occupied Palestinian territories stated in […]

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#Estelle Ship to Gaza | Does Israel have a right to board ships in international waters?

Israel’s Siege of Gaza and Humanitarian Flotillas – Legal Background Factsheet by TheIMEU Nov 2, 2011     1. Why is Israel’s siege of Gaza illegal under international law? 2. What about the Palmer Report? 3. Why does the international community continue to consider Israel an occupying power in Gaza? 4. If Israeli claims to […]

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Israel threatens to board the #Estelle, with former Canadian MP on board, in international waters

By Canadian Boat to Gaza | October 19, 2012 We received a message from the Finnish foreign department (the Estelle is sailing under a Finnish flag), that their Israeli counterpart informed them that the Estelle will be boarded on international water, and its passengers brought to the Israeli port of Ashdod. “If the Israelis carry […]

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#GazaUnderAttack | Three Fishermen Kidnapped In Gaza

Friday June 15, 2012 11:33 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC & Agncies The Israeli Navy kidnapped, late on Thursday evening, three Palestinian fishermen, while in Palestinian territorial waters, close to the Gaza shore, the Palestinian Fishermen Syndicate reported. Illustration Photo – File The Syndicate said that an Israeli Navy chased the fishermen’s boat and fired […]

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Gaza fishermen call for international protection from Israeli practices

Fisherman in Gaza subjected to armed attacks by the Israeli navy ask for security and an end to the maritime siege Saleh Naami , Thursday 26 May 2011 | Al Ahram Online Gaza fishermen have asked the international community to intervene to lift the maritime siege imposed upon them by the Israeli government, reduce restrictions […]

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