Friday, December 31, 2010

PCHR weekly report 23/12 - 29/12/2010: 1 fisherman wounded, 6 fishermen abducted, 1 boat stolen

extracts from PCHR weekly report 23/12 - 29/12/2010:

IOF continued to fire at Palestinian workers, farmers and fishermen in border areas in the Gaza Strip. 
IOF arrested 6 Palestinian fishermen and confiscated their boat.

Saturday, 25 December 2010

At approximately 15:00, Israeli soldiers stationed on observation towers on the northwestern border of the Gaza Strip opened fire at Palestinian fishermen who were fishing near Beit Lahia beach in the northern Gaza Strip. As a result, Ahmed Mohammed Zayed, 25, from Beit Lahia, was wounded by a bullet to the right foot. 

Sunday, 26 December 2010

At approximately 18:30, Israeli gunboats opened fire at Palestinian fishing boats opposite to al-Nussairat beach in the central Gaza Strip, forcing them to sail back to the beach. 

Tuesday, 28 December 2010

At approximately 19:15, Israeli naval troops arrested 6 Palestinian fishermen who were sailing opposite to al-Sudaniya beach in the northern Gaza Strip. They took the fishermen to Ashdod Port inside Israel for interrogation. They also seized the fishing boat on board of which the fishermen were sailing. The fishermen were released at approximately 06:00 on Wednesday, 29 December 2010. The fishermen are:

Ahmed Sha'ban al-Hissi, 58;
Subeh 'Abdul Salam al-Hissi, 23;
'Aadel 'Abdul Karim Baker, 49;
Ramadan Isma'il al-Hissi, 49;
Fayez Ahmed al-Hissi, 27; and
Yassin Ahmed al-Fassih, 37.