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PCHR Weekly Report: 3 Palestinians injured, 23 abducted this week

According to the Palestinian Center for Human Rights, during the week of 09 – 16 April 2009, 3 Palestinian civilians were wounded by Israeli gunfire in the West Bank. Israeli forces abducted 23 Palestinians, including 3 children. 18 were abducted during military invasions in the West Bank, and 5 were abducted at Israeli checkpoints within the West Bank.

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Gaza woman dead in fourth so-called ‘honor killing’ in last week

Posted in Internal Palestinian Affairs by beyondtheborder on April 14, 2009

According to information collected by the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR), 28-year-old Rihab Al-Hazin, from An-Nusseirat Refugee Camp was killed by her 21-year-old brother, who told police he killed his sister to ‘maintain family honor.’

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On Thursday, 9 April 2009, three members of the ‘Olaiwa family – including a child – were murdered in Gaza City. The police found three bodies belonging to Sufian ‘Arafat ‘Olaiwa, 45, his wife, Miriam al-Majdoub (‘Olaiwa), 30, and his son, Jawhar Sufian ‘Olaiwa, 5, in their houses in al-Shoja’eya neighborhood in the east of Gaza City. The victims were shot by several bullets to different parts of their bodies. On the same day, the police arrested three members of the ‘Olaiwa family for questioning. Yousef Abdul Wahab, Chief of the Police Criminal Investigation Bureau in Gaza, told PCHR that the crimes were related to ‘family honor’.

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List of Names of Palestinians killed during the 2009 Israeli Massacre

Posted in Operation Cast Lead, Publications by beyondtheborder on March 22, 2009

The PDF contains a comprehensive list of all Palestinians killed during the Israeli massacre that began on December 27 2008 and ended on January 18th 2009. It consists of each person’s name, age, sex, occupation, and location of death. The list has been compiled by the Palestinian Center for Human Rights (PCHR).

Palestinians Killed during Recent Israeli Offensive (Arabic)
Palestinians Killed during Recent Israeli Offensive (English)

Gaza City children killed while playing with suspicious object

Posted in Miscellaneous by beyondtheborder on March 22, 2009

“The boys were identified as 14-year-old Mohammed Hijji and 15-year-old Ahmed Shneiwra. They were reportedly killed instantly when the object exploded, according to medics at Ash-Shifa Hospital. ”

Gaza Hospital

Gaza Hospital