Friday, February 17, 2012

Report: Israel killed 114 Gazans, wounded 467 others in 2011


GAZA, (PIC)-- Al-Mizan center for human rights said the Israeli occupation forces (IOF) killed last year 114 Palestinian citizens, including 15 children and two women, in the impoverished Gaza Strip.

In a report covering Israel's violations in Gaza during 2011, Al-Mizan center added 467 Palestinians, including 120 children and 35 women, were also wounded during Israeli military attacks on the densely-populated enclave.

152 civilian homes sustained different damage and 10 of them were completely destroyed during military operations. Israeli military attacks also inflicted during the reporting year damage upon 31 stores, 23 industrial facilities, 73 public buildings, and 23 vehicles, the report states.

The IOF also razed during military incursions into the eastern areas of Gaza 8, 410 square meters of cultivated land.

The report included the violations committed by the Israeli navy against Palestinian fishermen and their boats especially the constant harassment they are exposed to on a daily basis.

It also talked about the Israeli restrictions imposed on the movement of vital needs, goods and individual at Gaza commercial crossings.


Report: Israel killed 114 Gazans, wounded 467 others in 2011