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Israeli Navy Sinks Palestinian Fishing Boat In Gaza, Kidnaps 4 Fishermen

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A Palestinian fishing boat drowned, on Monday evening, after Israeli navy ships fired rounds of live ammunition at it in Palestinian waters, west of Gaza city. The soldiers also kidnapped four fishermen.


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fly bird (26)
Tuesday January 27, 2015, 10:40 pm
A Palestinian fishing boat drowned, on Monday evening, after Israeli navy ships fired rounds of live ammunition at it in Palestinian waters, west of Gaza city. The soldiers also kidnapped four fishermen.

World Bulletin

Eyewitnesses said the navy first fired live rounds at the boat, then used loud speakers ordering the four fishermen on board to jump in the cold water, and swim towards them.

The four were then cuffed and blindfolded, before they were taken to an unknown destination.

The boat belongs to members of the al-Habeel family, for whom fishing is their only source of livelihood.

The attack is one of hundreds of similar assaults and violations carried out by the Israeli army against the Palestinians in the besieged and impoverished coastal region.

The Israeli navy now targets Palestinian fishing boats almost on daily basis, in clear breach of the Egyptian-brokered truce agreement reached on August 26 of last year.

This agreement includes allowing Palestinian fishermen to sail within 6 nautical miles in the Gaza Sea, with an incremental expansion in the allotted area.

In its weekly report for the period between January 15-24, the Palestinian Center for Human Rights said Israeli navy forces opened fire at Palestinian fishing boats 4 times on 17, 18, 20 and 21 January 2015.

--- PCHR Report On Israeli Human Rights Violations in the oPt (15 - 21 January 2015)

Israeli Navy Continues to Target Gaza Fishermen

Darren Woolsey (218)
Wednesday January 28, 2015, 2:39 am
An Israeli NAVY Sinks Palestinian FISHING BOAT. . .

Yeah, I can see how terrifying to the Navy, a Fishing Boat would have been.


Gillian M (11)
Wednesday January 28, 2015, 12:09 pm
And, of course, we all know that Gazan fishermen do not smuggle guns and other weapons for Hamas. And, as we all know, Hamas isn't a terrorist group using these weapons to attack and kill Israelis - not that b cares about that.

I note that the Syrians, now known as Palestinians, now use the word kidnap instead of arrest, because it is more emotional and likely to attract the type of easily swayed racists who post such kind of stories because they are keen to believe it.

Darren, your belief in this terminology surprises me.

Past Member (0)
Wednesday January 28, 2015, 12:12 pm

Penny, you nailed it.

ParsifalAWAY S (99)
Thursday January 29, 2015, 8:49 am

'If you're not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people who are being oppressed, and loving the people who are doing the oppressing'
- Malcolm X

Thanks Jess providing this everyday insight from occupied Palestine

ParsifalAWAY S (99)
Thursday January 29, 2015, 8:53 am

Penny Baxter

The Syrians only adapt the same terminology, the Apartheid dictatorship used when The Sampson Doctrine was carried out in the Zionesia's last war against the natives of Palestine in the Gaza Open Air Prison

Past Member (0)
Thursday January 29, 2015, 1:11 pm
Penny is right.

Kathleen M (211)
Thursday January 29, 2015, 4:26 pm
Why can't the jackbooted thugs pick on somebody their own size? A fishing boat??! Thanks, Jess. Grrrrrr.....

Warren Webber (26)
Friday January 30, 2015, 12:57 am
Live long and prosper!

Stan B (123)
Friday January 30, 2015, 1:59 am
You bet she is Stardust.

fly bird (26)
Friday January 30, 2015, 6:02 pm
Thugs kidnap fisherman in Gaza, for no reason, except to harass and control Palestinian coastal waters and subsistence - it's the coastal siege of aggression, the same as on land and the illegal occupation.
Matrix of control..

Past Member (0)
Friday January 30, 2015, 6:23 pm
Let me rephrase that for you. Soldiers arrest fishermen............
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