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Military and Security Forces: May 1, 2013‎

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A Palestinian fisherman sustained serious injury when Israeli gunboats stationed close to the the Gaza Strip, opened fire on Palestinian fishing boats.

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May 1st, 2013 at 2:03 pm

Military and Security Forces: February 26, 2013

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Israel’s security establishment decided to close the Kerem Shalom crossing and restrict movement through the Erez crossing in response to a rocket which was fired towards southern Israel from Gaza. (Gisha)

(Hebrew – Gisha)

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February 26th, 2013 at 11:22 am

Military and Security Forces: February 12, 2013

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For nearly a year now, the Ministry of Interior’s Population and Immigration Authority and the Office for the Coordination of Government Activities in the Territories (COGAT) have been avoiding the publication of working procedures governing the departure from the Gaza Strip by Israeli civilians who reside in the strip.

(Hebrew – Gisha)

Military and Security Forces: January 13, 2013

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Israel does not allow a 6 year and 8 month old child to accompany his mother, a Palestinian resident of the Gaza Strip, on a visit to the West Bank, citing his age.

(Hebrew – Gisha.org)

Military and Security Forces: January 11, 2013

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Shlomi Eldar, Arab affairs correspondent, said during an interview that during operation Cast Lead in the Gaza Strip he accumulated materials about “very difficult events, on the issue of ‘the landlord has gone crazy’”.  ”If I would have confirmed what I heard, I wouldn’t have been able to live with it.  I wouldn’t be able to say it was only a case stray weeds. I still have it in a closed room. I haven’t given it to anybody,” said Eldar.

(Hebrew – Haaretz)

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January 11th, 2013 at 12:30 pm

Military and Security Forces: January 11, 2013

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Palestinian sources report that a Palestinian man was killed and another critically injured from IDF fire near the Jabaliya refugee camp in the northern Gaza Strip.

(Hebrew – Walla!)

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January 11th, 2013 at 12:16 pm

Military and Security Forces: November 21, 2012

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More than a hundred reserve soldiers signed a petition calling for cutting off the Gaza Strip of electric power and other utilities.  The petition wording is  ”We call on the Israeli Government to cut off electricity, water and any other critical resource to the Gaza Strip in order to create deterrence ahead of a decision about a ground invasion.”

(Hebrew – HaKol HaYehudi)

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November 21st, 2012 at 11:42 am

Military and Security Forces: November 21, 2012

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Of 102 Palestinians killed during operation “Pillar of Cloud” (as of 19.11), 40 were civilians. (B’Tselem)

(Hebrew – B’Tselem)

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November 21st, 2012 at 11:30 am

Settlers and Settlements: November 21, 2012

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Jews stoned Palestinian vehicles in Shilo Junction and Alon Road in the West Bank.  The Jewish Voice website  speculates that the attacks are a response to a terrorist attack in Tel-Aviv and rocket attacks from Gaza.

(Hebrew – HaKol HaYehudi)

Military and Security Forces: November 18, 2012

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Gaza Emergency Services spokesperson, Adham Abu-Salmia, said that an 18 month old infant was killed in an IAF attack on the Al-Burayj refugee camp in the Central Gaza Strip.  Two of the infant’s brothers, aged 4 and 5, were critically injured in the attack.  It was earlier reported that a child was killed in an IAF attack on the Jbalia refugee camp.  Medical sources in the strip said that since the beginning of IDF operation “Pillar of Cloud” 50 Palestinians were killed in Gaza, of which 14 were children. (Maan)

(Hebrew – Walla!)

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November 18th, 2012 at 12:01 pm