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Israel’s War against Palestine on Fishing Rights ~ by @StephenLendman

By Stephen Lendman |Global Research, April 29, 2013 Israel persecutes Palestinians many ways. Collective punishment is prohibited. Fourth Geneva’s Article 33 states: “No protected person may be punished for an offense he or she has not personally committed. Collective penalties and likewise all measures of intimidation or of terrorism are prohibited.” “Pillage is prohibited.” “Reprisals […]

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Report: 39 fishermen kidnapped by the Israeli navy since the start of this year

[ 18/06/2012 – 02:10 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– 39 fishermen have been kidnapped and attacked off the coast of Gaza by the Israeli navy since the beginning of the current year according to the Palestinian prisoner center for studies. The center said the Palestinian fishermen in Gaza are exposed to systematic arrests and armed attacks […]

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#GazaUnderAttack | June 17, 2012 | Israeli gunboats fire at Palestinian fishing boats

[ 17/06/2012 – 10:52 AM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Israeli navy gunboats opened heavy machinegun fire at Palestinian fishing boats while working at sea off Sudaniya area, north west of Gaza city, on Sunday. Sources in the Palestinian fishermen syndicate told the PIC reporter that no casualties were suffered despite the intensity of the firing. Recommended […]

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Israeli navy intercepts international boat off the coast of Gaza

[ PIC 13/06/2012 – 05:17 PM ] GAZA, (PIC)– Israeli navy gunboats intercepted on Wednesday the “Olivia” boat, which carries international solidarity activists monitoring Israeli violations against Palestinian fishermen off the Gaza coast. Amjad Al-Shawa, a member of the international solidarity movement, told Quds Press that an Israeli gunboat opened water cannons at “Olivia” while […]

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Israel’s contempt for Law of the Seas

  …and EU’s contempt for safety of its citizens who bring humanitarian relief to Gaza’s women and children By Stuart Littlewood* | Sabbah Report | http://www.sabbah.biz | June 24, 2011 In 2008 two humanitarian vessels got through to Gaza. In an article entitled “Keeping the sea-lane to Gaza open“, I wrote: The success of the […]

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