extract from PCHR weekly report No. 49/2009 10- 15 Dec 2009
Tuesday, 15 December 2009
At approximately 14:30, Israeli gunboats opened fire at a Palestinian fishing boat. They then besieged the boats. They forced 5 Palestinian fishermen who were on the boat to jump into water and arrested them:
1. Mohammed Sa'id Abu Riala, 23;
2. 'Aatef Sa'id Abu Riala, 23;
3. Mahmoud Sa'id Abu Riala, 18;
4. Fakher 'Emad Abu Riala, 23; and
5. Ramadan al-'Aklouk, 22.
The boat was also damaged. Israeli naval troops took the fishermen and the boat to the Israeli Ashdod Harbor. The fishermen were interrogated there and were released at approximately 00:30 on Wednesday, 16 December 2009.