Remembering Gaza Friends of Palestine Society
Death • 1300 + 27/12/2008: Tamer Hassan Al-Akhrass Boy 5 29/12/2008: Samar Anwar Baaloosha Girl 6 30/12/2008: Haya Talal Hamdan Girl 8 31/12/2008 :Assaad Nizar Rayyan Boy 2 01/01/2009: Mohammed Al-Adham Boy 1
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/middleeast/2009/01/200911591418168902.htmlhttp://english.aljazeera.net/news/middleeast/2009/01/200911591418168902.html • 7/12/2008Ibtihal KechkoGirl10 Ahmed Riad Mohammed Al-SinwarBoy3 Ahmed Al-HomsBoy18 Ahmed Rasmi Abu JazarBoy16 Ahmed Sameeh Al-HalabiBoy18 Tamer Hassan Al-AkhrassBoy5 Hassan Ali Al-AkhrassBoy3 Haneen Wael Mohammed DabanGirl15 Khaled Sami Al-AstalBoy15 alaat Mokhless BassalBoy18 Aaed Imad KheeraBoy14 Abdullah Al-RayessBoy17 Odai Hakeem Al-MansiBoy4 Allam Nehrou IdrissBoy18 Ali Marwan Abu RabihBoy18 Anan Saber AtiyahBoy13 Camelia Al-BardiniGirl10 Lama Talal HamdanGirl10 Mohammed Jaber HoweijBoy17 Nimr Mustafa AmoomBoy1029/12/2008Ismail Talal HamdanBoy10 Ahmed Ziad Al-AbsiBoy14 Ahmed Youssef KhelloBoy18 Ikram Anwar BaalooshaGirl14 Tahrier Anwar BaalooshaGirl17 Jihad Saleh GhobnBoy10 Jawaher Anwar BaalooshaGirl8 Dina Anwar BaalooshaGirl7 Samar Anwar BaalooshaGirl6 Shady Youssef GhobnBoy12 Sudqi Ziad Al-AbsiBoy3 Imad Nabeel Abou KhaterBoy16 Lina Anwar BaalooshaGirl7 Mohammed Basseel MadiBoy17 Mohammed Jalal Abou TairBoy18 Mohammed Ziad Al-AbsiBoy14 Mahmoud Nabeel GhabayenBoy15 Moaz Yasser Abou TairBoy6 Wissam Akram EidGirl1430/12/2008Haya Talal HamdanGirl831/12/2008Ahmed KanouhBoy10 Ameen Al-ZarbatleeBoy10 Mohammed Nafez MohaissenBoy10 Mustafa Abou GhanimahBoy16 Yehya Awnee MohaissenBoy10 Ossman Bin Zaid Nizar RayyanBoy3 Assaad Nizar RayyanBoy2 Moaz-Uldeen Allah Al-NaslaBoy5 Aya Nizar RayyanGirl12 Halima Nizar RayyanGirl5 Reem Nizar RayyanBoy4 Aicha Nizar RayyanGirl3 Abdul Rahman Nizar RayyanBoy6 Abdul Qader Nizar RayyanBoy12 Oyoon Jihad Al-NaslaGirl16 Mahmoud Mustafa AshourBoy13 Maryam Nizar RayyanGirl501/01/2009Hamada Ibrahim MousabbahBoy10 Zeinab Nizar RayyanGirl12 Sujud Mahmoud Al-DerdesawiGirl10 Abdul Sattar Waleed Al-AstalBoy12 Abed Rabbo Iyyad Abed Rabbo Al-AstalBoy10 Ghassan Nizar RayyanBoy15 Christine Wadih El-TurkBoy6 Mohammed MousabbahBoy14 Mohammed Iyad Abed Rabbo Al-AstalBoy13 Mahmoud SamsoomBoy16 Ahmed TobailBoy16 Ahmed Sameeh Al-KafarnehBoy17 Hassan HejjoBoy14 Rajeh ZiadehBoy18 Shareef Abdul Mota ArmeelatBoy15 Mohammed Moussa Al-SilawiBoy10 Mahmoud Majed Mahmoud Abou NahelBoy16 Mohannad Al-TatnaneehBoy18 Hani Mohammed Al-SilawiBoy1001/01/2009Ahmed Al-Meshharawi Boy16 Ahmed Khodair SobaihBoy17 Ahmed Sameeh Al-KafarnehBoy18 Asraa Kossai Al-HabashGirl10 Assad Khaled Al-MeshharawiBoy17 Asmaa Ibrahim AfanaGirl12 Ismail Abdullah Abou SneimaBoy4 Akram Ziad Al-NemrBoy18 Aya Ziad Al-NemrGirl8 Ahmed Mohammed Al-AdhamBoy1 Akram Ziad Al-NemrBoy13 Hamza Zuhair TantishBoy12 Khalil Mohammed MokdadBoy18 Ruba Mohammed Fadl Abou-RassGirl13 Ziad Mohammed Salma Abou SneimaBoy9 Shaza Al-Abed Al-HabashGirl16 Abed Ziad Al-NemrBoy12 Attia Rushdi Al-KhawliBoy16 Luay Yahya Abou HaleemaBoy17 Mohammed Akram Abou HarbeedBoy18 Mohammed Abed BerbekhBoy18 Mohammed Faraj HassounaBoy16 Mahmoud Khalil Al-MashharawiBoy12 Mahmoud Zahir TantishBoy17 Mahmoud Sami AssliyaBoy3 Moussa Youssef BerbekhBoy16 Wi'am Jamal Al-KafarnehGirl2 Wadih Ayman OmarBoy4 Youssef Abed BerbekhBoy1005/01/2009Ibrahim Rouhee AklBoy17 Ibrahim Abdullah MerjanBoy13 Ahmed Attiyah Al-SemouniBoy4 Aya Youssef Al-DefdahGirl13 Aya Al-SersawiGirl5 Ahmed Amer Abou EishaBoy5 Ameen Attiyah Al-SemouniBoy4 Hazem AlewaBoy8 Khalil Mohammed Helless Boy12 Diana Mosbah SaadGirl17 Raya Al-SersawiGirl5 Rahma Mohammed Al-SemouniGirl18 Ramadan Ali FelfelBoy14 Rahaf Ahmed Saeed Al-Azaar Girl4 Shahad Mohammed HijjihGirl3 Arafat Mohammed Abdul DayemBoy10 Omar Mahmoud Al-BaradeiBoy12 Ghaydaa Amer Abou EishaGirl6 Fathiyya Ayman Al-DabariGirl4 Faraj Ammar Al-HelouBoy2 Moumen AlewahBoy9 Moumen Mahmoud Talal AlawBoy10 Mohammed Amer Abu EishaBoy8 Mahmoud Mohammed Abu KamarBoy15 Marwan Hein KodeihGirl6 Montasser AlewahBoy12 Naji Nidal Al-HamlawiBoy16 Nada Redwan MardiGirl5 Hanadi Bassem KhaleefaGirl1306/01/2009Ibrahim Ahmed MaaroufBoy14 Ahmed Shaher KhodeirBoy14 Ismail Adnan HweilahBoy15 Aseel Moeen DeebBoy17 Adam Mamoun Al-KurdeeBoy3 Alaa Iyad Al-DayaGirl8 Areej Mohammed Al-DayaGirl3 months Amani Mohammed Al-DayaGirl4 Baraa Ramez Al-DayaGirl2 Bilal Hamza ObaidBoy15 Thaer Shaker KarmoutBoy17 Hozaifa Jihad Al-KahlootBoy17 Khitam Iyad Al-DayaGirl9 Rafik Abdul Basset Al-Khodari Boy15 Raneen Abdullah salehGirl12 Zakariya Yahya Al-TaweelBoy5 Sahar Hatem DawoodGirl10 Salsabeel Ramez Al-DayaGirl6 months Sharafuldeen Iyad Al-DayaBoy7 Doha Mohammed Al-DayaGirl5 Ahed Iyad KodasBoy15 Abdullah Mohammed AbdullahBoy10 Issam Sameer DeebBoy12 Alaa Ismail IsmailBoy18 Ali Iyad Al-DayaBoy10 Imad Abu AskarBoy18 Filasteen Al-DayaGirl5 Kamar Mohammed Al-DayaBoy3 Lina Abdul Menem HassanGirl10 UnidentifiedBoy9 Unidentified Boy15 Mohammed Iyad Al-DayaBoy6 Mohammed Bassem ShakouraBoy10 Mohammed Bassem EidBoy18 Mohammed DeebBoy17 Mohammed EidBoy18 Mustafa Moeen DeebBoy12 Noor Moeen DeebBoy2 Youssef Saad Al-KahlootBoy17 Youssef Mohammed Al-DayaBoy107/01/2009Ibrahim Kamal AwajaBoy9 Ahmed Jaber HoweijBoy7 Ahmed Fawzi LabadBoy18 Ayman Al-BayedBoy16 Amal Khaled Abed RabboGirl3 Toufic Khaled Al-KhahlootBoy10 Habeeb Khaled Al-KhahlootBoy12 Houssam Raed SobehBoy12 Hassan Rateb SemaanBoy18 Hassan Ata Hassan AzzamBoy2 Redwan Mohammed AshoorBoy10 Suad Khaled Abed RabboGirl6 Samar Khaled Abed RabboGirl2 Abdul Rahman Mohammmed Ashoor Boy12 Fareed Ata Hassan AzzamBoy13 Mohammed Khaled Al-KahlootBoy15 Mohammed Samir HijjiBoy16 Mohammed Fareed Al-MaasawabiBoy16 Mohammed Moeen DeebBoy17 Mohammed Nasseem Salama SabaBoy16 Mahmoud HameedBoy17 Hamam IssaBoy108/01/2009Anas Arif Abou BarakaBoy7 Ibrahim Akram Abou DakkkaBoy12 Ibrahim Moeen JihaBoy15 Baraa Iyad ShalhaGirl6 Basma Yasser Al-JeblawiGirl5 Shahd Saad Abou HaleemaGirl15 Azmi DiabBoy16 Mohammed Akram Abou DakkaBoy14 Mohammed Hikmat Abou HaleemaBoy17 Ibrahim Moeen JihaBoy15 Matar Saad Abou HaleemaBoy1709/01/2009Ahmed Ibrahim Abou KleikBoy17 Ismail Ayman YasseenBoy18 Alaa Ahmed JaberGirl11 Baha-Uldeen Fayez SalhaGirl5 Rana Fayez SalhaGirl12 Rola Fayez SalhaGirl13 Diyaa-Uldeen Fayez SalahBoy14 Ghanima Sultan HalawaGirl11 Fatima Raed JadullahGirl10 Mohammed Atef Abou Al-HussnaBoy15
6/1/09(P): killed in Chujaiyaneighborhood of Gaza City with 4 siblings and mother
1/1/09: Sisters, Lama, Haia, from Hamdan Family, killed at Baithanon. Israeli warplane attacked their house while playing.
Injured • 5300+ • Injuries include:
Split skulls • 27/12/08 (p) After Israeli airstrike
Missing faces • 27/12/08 (p) After Israeli airstrike
...amongst many others 1/1/09 (p): Al-shifa hospital, after Israeli airstrike in Gaza
Attacks on Clinics and Hospitals • Clinic in al-Meghazi area, ‘completely destroyed’, 9/1/09, 20 nearby houses damaged. • Clinic by Christian Aid, demolished in air strike; 10/01/10- warned 15 minutes before • Al-Aqsa hospital, Gaza City, Tel al Huwa neighbourhood Hit by shells four times according to international volunteers. • Ash-Shifa Hospital, largest in the Gaza Strip, Israeli warplanes bombed the offices of the Health Committees, about 400 meters from the hospital. • Al-Awda hospital, Jabaliya, northern Gaza, parking lot shelled by Israeli Forces http://bodyontheline.wordpress.com/2009/01/15/on-getting-away-with-murder/, http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/middle-east/gaza-clinicshttp://bodyontheline.wordpress.com/2009/01/05/nowhere-is-safe-in-gaza/-destroyed-by-raids-1332022.html
Alberto Arce Hospital • Spanish human rights worker at the hospital (…): “Two consecutive shells just landed in the busy car park 15 meters from the entrance to the emergency room of the Al Awda hospital. The entrance of the emergency room was damaged. At the time of the shelling Ambulances were bringing in the wounded that keep pouring in. Medical teams and facilities are being targeted. Nowhere is safe.”
Sharon Locke, Australian volunteer, Al-Quds Hospital • When one family approached the hospital, Israeli snipers started firing at the family: ‘“They shot a young girl in the face and abdomen. She is now being operated on. The father of the family was shot in the leg and fell to the ground,” “The mother was screaming that one of her daughters was still outside, behind a bush, too scared to move. Mohammed, a medic I have been working with, ran outside and carried her to the hospital,” http://bodyontheline.wordpress.com/2009/01/16/gazas-genocide-israels-suicide/
Attacks on Schools and Universities • 28/12/08: Islamic University in Gaza bombed • 3 UNRWA schools attacked, Jabalia and Rafah, after IDF was informed of presence of civilians • Al-Fakhora school, Jabalia, 45 civilians killed, 100 injured. Israeli rockets exploded inside and outside the school. IDF claims response to mortar attacks. UN denies fighters were in the school • 35 public schools bombed, 24 completely destroyed. http://www.maannews.net/en/index.php?opr=ShowDetails&ID=35243
Massacres • Palestinian family, father, mother and their five children, killed by shells fired from Israeli Navy ships in the Al-Shati refugee camp. • 22 Palestinians from Shamalkhand Samounifamilies, killed under the rubble of their house, 35 were injured after bombing of mosque in the area. • All members of Al-Daya family were killed. The victims: the father, the mother, their children Fayez, the daughter in law Rawan, Muhammad, aged 6 months, Sharaf Al-Din, aged of 5 years, Ala, aged 8 years, Rania, aged 12 and Doha, aged 3 years.
Zeitoun Massacre • ZinadSamouni: "We had been in our houses for days worried about the airstrikes when the soldiers came early on the morning of Sunday 4th January,'‘ "There was shooting outside and we were all afraid so we all hid in this one room.'' "We were terrified as shells hit the roof in other parts of the house but we thought we were lucky because they did not hit our room.’’ "Eventually we heard soldiers coming in and banging on the door at around 6.30am.’’ "Atiyeh went to the door with his hands raised holding his ID but they shot him in the doorway and he fell forward.''
Zeitoun Massacre "I shouted 'children, children' in Hebrew but they started shooting,'‘ "Ahmed was hit two times. His sister Amal was hit in the head and she is still in hospital.'' "I carried him in my arms still bleeding and we had to step over the body of his father,'' "We had to leave Atiyeh but I hoped to save Ahmed.’’ "He died as I carried him.''
Zeitoun Massacre Israeli soldiers occupied a four-storey house next door, leaving a collection of racist graffiti. Most was written in Hebrew but Israeli soldiers had also marked the walls in English, with messages such as: "ARabs need 2 die'‘ "Arabs are pieces of shit'' "1 is DOWN 999,999 TO GO''. The house was the only large property allowed to stand All the other buildings in Zeitounwere flattened including homes, the mosque and a chicken farm. • House was used as an observation post. Dead in ruins left to rot.
Zeitoun Massacre • Next door was house of WaelSamouni: Survivors claim Israeli forces collected about 110 members of the Samouni family inside and they then shelled it. At least 30 bodies were recovered. • House was flattened by the Israeli armed forces. • The International Committee of the Red Cross (…) found children in Zeitoun clinging to the corpses of their mothers. The children had been out in the open for two days and nights but Israeli forces, less than 100 yards away, did nothing. • …similar accounts of watching loved ones dying of their wounds and coming under fire after emerging from their homes carrying white flags. http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/middle_east/article5601177.ece
Anonymous Israeli soldier: (were ordered to) “Fire on anything that moves in Zeitoun” ‘’We were to shoot first and ask questions later’’ “We pounded Zeitoun into the ground,” The Israeli army has denied acting improperly in Zeitoun. http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/middle_east/article5601177.ece
Other weapons • White phosphorus • Psychological warfare
White phosphorus • Use first initially reported in January the 5th • Denied by Israeli sources http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/world/middle_east/article5575070.ece