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Red Crescent: Army fired at our medics as they to save the life of a wounded child”

Posted in 1 by beyondtheborder on September 1, 2009

Mo’tasem Awad, in charge of the International Humanitarian Law department at the Red Crescent stated that Israeli soldiers opened fire at Red Crescent medics while they were trying to approach a wounded child who died of his wounds.

The child, Mohammad Riyadh Nayef, 15, from al Jalazoun refugee camp, was shot and seriously wounded on Tuesday after a round of live ammunition hit him in the chest.

Source: http://www.imemc.org/article/61549

Israeli settlers attack a Palestine Ambulance in Hebron old city

Posted in Beatings, Abuse and Killings, Medical Issues, Settler-Palestinian Clashes by beyondtheborder on April 12, 2009

The ambulance was moving a patient from the Hebron governmental hospital to her home in Ash-Shuhada Street when the attack occurred, Head of Ambulance and Emergency Services for the Red Crescent Abed Al-Haleem Al-Ja’afra said. The Israeli army was aware that the ambulance would be crossing the normally closed area, and had okayed the move.

For full article, visit http://www.maannews.net/en/index.php?opr=ShowDetails&ID=37054

Witnesses said that as soon as the ambulance arrived, the settlers attacked it with stones, they added that Israeli troops who were in the area did not stop the settlers and even protected them.

The Red Crescent Society added that the patient was moved to alocal hospital but still waiting an army permission to go back home.

For full article, visit http://www.imemc.org/article/59890

Israeli soldiers physically abused a PRCS medical team during its humanitarian mission

Posted in Miscellaneous by beyondtheborder on April 6, 2009

When the PRCS ambulance reached the Beit Ummar junction, the Israeli soldiers stopped it and obliged the driver to step out of it. Without any provocation one of the soldiers hit the driver on the head using his weapon. The soldier said “what are you doing here in this time?” Another soldier forced the PRCS medic to get out of the ambulance and physically abused him. The medical team explained to the soldiers the urgency to reach the wounded. After 20 minutes had elapsed the soldiers allowed the ambulance to pass.

For full article, visit http://www.reliefweb.int/rw/rwb.nsf/db900SID/MYAI-7QU5CX?OpenDocument&RSS20=02-P