The figures do not include fatalities in the Gaza Strip and Israel during Operation Protective Edge (8 July 2014 through 26 August 2014). These figures will be added once the relevant investigations are complete.

Palestinian women killed by Israeli security forces in the Occupied Territories, after operation Cast Lead

  • 2016

    • May

      • Sawsan 'Ali Dawood Mansur

        18 years old, resident of Bidu, al-Quds District, killed on 23 May 2016 in Bidu, al-Quds District, by live ammunition. Additional information: Shot dead at the Bidu checkpoint. According to a statement by the Israel Police Spokesperson, she was shot when she approached the checkpoint, knife in hand, and did not heed calls by the police to halt.

      • Zanah 'Atiyyah Muhammad al-'Amur

        59 years old, resident of al-Fukhari, Khan Yunis District, killed on 05 May 2016 in al-Fukhari, Khan Yunis District, by a shell fired from an tank. Did not participate in hostilities Additional information: Killed by a tank shell, while working in an agricultural field about half a kilometer from the perimeter fence. According to media reports, the Israeli military stated it had fired at people launching mortar shells. B’Tselem’s inquiry found that no mortars were fired from that area, either at the time she was killed on in the preceding days.

    • April

      • Maram Saleh Hassan Abu Isma'il

        23 years old, resident of Qatanna, al-Quds District, killed on 27 Apr 2016 at a checkpoint near Qalandia R.C, al-Quds District, by live ammunition. Additional information: Shot dead by civilian security guards at Qalandiya Checkpoint, apparently while holding a knife. When shot she was about 15 meters away from the security guards and posed no real threat to anyone. Her 16-year-old brother who was with her, was shot dead immediately thereafter. More on the incident

    • March

      • Fadwa Ahmad Muhammad Abu Teir

        50 years old, resident of Um Tuba, East Jerusalem District, killed on 08 Mar 2016 in Old City (Jerusalem), East Jerusalem District, by live ammunition. Additional information: Shot dead when she tried to stab Border Police officers on al-Wad (Ha-Gai) Street.

      • Amani Hussni 'Abdallah Sabatin

        33 years old, resident of Husan, Bethlehem District, killed on 04 Mar 2016 in Gush Etzion, Bethlehem District, by live ammunition. Additional information: Shot dead by soldiers at Gush Etzion Junction after she hit a military officer with her car and was suspected of perpetrating an attack. According to a statement by the IDF Spokesperson, the officer The settler sustained light injuries.

    • February

      • Kalzar Muhammad 'Abd al-Halim Muhammad 'Azmi al-'Awiwi

        18 years old, resident of Hebron, killed on 13 Feb 2016 in Hebron, by live ammunition. Additional information: Shot dead at al-Awqaf (Tnuva) Checkpoint near the Tomb of the Patriarchs, after stabbing a Palestinian civilian. According to a statement by the IDF Spokesperson, no soldiers were injured in the incident.

  • 2015

    • December

      • Mahdiyah Muhammad Ibrahim Hammad

        39 years old, resident of Silwad, Ramallah and al-Bira District, killed on 25 Dec 2015 in Silwad, Ramallah and al-Bira District, by live ammunition. Additional information: Killed by Border Police gunfire while driving her car. According to a statement by the police, the shots were fired during an attempted vehicle attack. B’Tselem’s inquiry has called this contention into question as Hammad slowed her car down as she approached the officers.

      • Maram Ramez 'Abed Hasunah

        20 years old, resident of Nablus, killed on 01 Dec 2015 in 'Einav, Tulkarm District, by live ammunition. Additional information: Shot dead by soldiers at Einav Checkpoint when she approached it, knife in hand.

    • November

      • Samah 'Abd al-Mumin Ahmad 'Abdallah

        18 years old, resident of 'Ammuriyah, Nablus District, injured on 23 Nov 2015 in Huwarah, Nablus District, by live ammunition, and died on 16 Dec 2015. Additional information: Critically wounded by soldiers’ gunfire as she passed through a checkpoint in a car, with relatives. According to media reports, the gunfire was targeting a Palestinian youth who was trying to stabs Israelis at a nearby hitchhiking station. He, too, was killed.

      • Rasha Muhammad Hamed Rayan

        24 years old, resident of Qalqiliya, killed on 09 Nov 2015 in Qalqiliyah, by live ammunition. Additional information: Shot dead at HaPerot (the Fruit) Checkpoint by security guards from the Land Crossings Authority after drawing a knife and not heeding their calls to halt, when she was about 10 meters away from them.

      • Tharwat Ibrahim Suliman a-Sha'rawi

        72 years old, resident of Hebron, killed on 06 Nov 2015 in Hebron, by live ammunition. Additional information: Shot dead by soldiers standing on a road, after they suspected she was trying to run some of them over. The soldiers continued firing at her even after the car passed them. More on the incident

    • October

      • Nur Rasmi Muhammad Hassan

        25 years old, resident of Gaza city, killed on 11 Oct 2015 in Gaza city, by a missile fired from an aircraft. Did not participate in hostilities Additional information: Killed along with her three-year-old daughter when their home was bombed. More on the incident

    • September

      • Hadil Salah a-Din Sadeq al-Hashlamun

        18 years old, resident of Hebron, killed on 22 Sep 2015 in Hebron, by bullets. Additional information: Fatally wounded by soldiers’ gunfire at the Police (Shoter) Checkpoint, while carrying a concealed knife on her person. Soldiers called for her stop as she was on her way out of the checkpoint, fired at her legs, then immediately fired at her upper body. She died of her wounds later the same day. More on the incident

  • 2014

    • February

      • Amneh 'Atiyyah Mahmoud Qdeih

        58 years old, resident of Khuza'a, Khan Yunis District, injured on 28 Feb 2014 in Khuza'ah, Khan Yunis District, by bullets, and died on 01 Mar 2014. Did not participate in hostilities Additional information: Mentally disturbed. Hit after dark by firing from military tower while she was near Gaza border fence. Her body was found by relatives the next morning. More on the incident

  • 2013

    • January

      • Lubna Munir Sa'id al-Hanash

        21 years old, resident of Bethlehem, killed on 23 Jan 2013 next to al-'Arrub R.C, Hebron District, by bullets. Additional information: Hit by shots a soldier fired near Route 60 while she was walking on the grounds of Al-‘ Arrub College, after a Molotov cocktail was thrown at an Israeli car traveling along the road ahead of the vehicle in which the soldier who fired and the second-in-command of the Yehuda Brigade were passengers. More on the incident

  • 2012

    • November

      • Yusra Basel Murtada a-Shawa

        18 years old, resident of Gaza city, killed on 20 Nov 2012 in Gaza city, by a missile fired from an UAV (Unmanned Aerial Vehicles). Did not participate in hostilities Additional information: Killed in the bombing of her house in a-Shujayah, Gaza City, shortly after the passage of a calvacade of Arab foreign ministers and the Turkish foreign minister. Three other civilians, who were watching the calvacade, were killed on the street. More on the incident

      • Sabah Muhammad Harb a-Skafi

        40 years old, resident of Gaza city, injured on 19 Nov 2012 in Gaza city, by gunfire from a aircraft, and died on 26 Nov 2012. Did not participate in hostilities Additional information: Wounded on her way from the UNRWA clinic in a-Tofah to her house in a-Shujayah in Gaza City.

      • Nasmah Helmi Salem Abu Zor

        20 years old, resident of Gaza city, killed on 19 Nov 2012 in Gaza city, by gunfire from a aircraft. Did not participate in hostilities Additional information: Killed while running from her house after it was damaged in the bombing of a nearby house belonging to an Islamic Jihad activist. Three other civilians were also killed.

      • Sahar Fadi Ass'ad Abu Zor

        20 years old, resident of Gaza city, killed on 19 Nov 2012 in Gaza city, by gunfire from a aircraft. Did not participate in hostilities Additional information: Killed while running from her house after it was damaged in the bombing of a nearby house belonging to an Islamic Jihad activist. Three other civilians were also killed.

      • Ranin Jamal Mahmoud a-Dalu

        21 years old, resident of Gaza city, killed on 18 Nov 2012 in Gaza city, by gunfire from a aircraft. Did not participate in hostilities Additional information: Killed with another nine members of her family in their house. Also killed in that bombing were two members of the al-Maznar family from the house next door.

      • Samah 'Abd al-Hamid Ishaq a-Dalu

        22 years old, resident of Gaza city, killed on 18 Nov 2012 in Gaza city, by gunfire from a aircraft. Did not participate in hostilities Additional information: Killed with nine other members of her family while they were at home. In that bombing two members of the al-Maznar family in the house next door were also killed.

      • Soheila Mahmoud Yasin a-Dalu

        74 years old, resident of Gaza city, killed on 18 Nov 2012 in Gaza city, by gunfire from a aircraft. Did not participate in hostilities Additional information: Killed with another nine members of her family in their house. Also killed in that bombing were two members of the al-Maznar family from the house next door.

      • Tahani Hasunah Ahmad a-Dalu

        48 years old, resident of Gaza city, killed on 18 Nov 2012 in Gaza city, by gunfire from a aircraft. Did not participate in hostilities Additional information: Killed with another nine members of her family in their house. Also killed in that bombing were two members of the al-Maznar family from the house next door.

      • Amineh Matar Hassan al-Mzannar

        75 years old, resident of Gaza city, killed on 18 Nov 2012 in Gaza city, by gunfire from a aircraft. Did not participate in hostilities Additional information: Killed with her grandson in the bombing of the a-Dalu family's house next door, in which nine members of the a-Dalu family were killed.

      • Nawal Faraj Mahmoud 'Abd al-'Aal

        53 years old, resident of Gaza city, killed on 18 Nov 2012 in Gaza city, by gunfire from a aircraft. Did not participate in hostilities Additional information: Killed in her home in a-Tofah in Gaza City, during the bombing of the police station nearby.

      • Sa'diyah Muhammad 'Aydi a-Dib

        65 years old, resident of Gaza city, killed on 18 Nov 2012 in Gaza city, by gunfire from a aircraft. Did not participate in hostilities Additional information: Killed while she was feeding the chickens she raised on farmland near her house in a-Shujayah, Gaza City.

      • Samaher Khalil Mahmoud Qdeih

        28 years old, resident of Khuza'a, Khan Yunis District, killed on 17 Nov 2012 in Khuza'ah, Khan Yunis District, by gunfire from a aircraft. Did not participate in hostilities Additional information: Killed when she left her house to go with her family to a more secure house. More on the incident

      • Tahrir Ziad Muhammad Salman

        22 years old, resident of Beit Lahiya, North Gaza District, killed on 16 Nov 2012 in Beit Lahiya, North Gaza District, by gunfire from a aircraft. Did not participate in hostilities Additional information: Killed while sitting in her yard with other family members, one of whom was also killed in the bombing.

    • March

      • Fayzeh Muhammad Mustafa al-Hassumi

        35 years old, resident of Beit Lahiya, North Gaza District, killed on 12 Mar 2012 in Beit Lahiya, North Gaza District, by a missile fired from an aircraft. Did not participate in hostilities Additional information: Killed together with her father while they tried to extinguish a fire caused by a rocket that landed on their farmland.

  • 2011

    • April

      • Najah Harb Salem Qdeih

        40 years old, resident of Abasan al-Kabira, Khan Yunis District, killed on 08 Apr 2011 in 'Abasan al-Kabirah, Khan Yunis District, by a missile. Did not participate in hostilities Additional information: Killed with her daughter while standing at the entrance to their house.

      • Nidal Ibrahim Hamdan Qdeih

        18 years old, resident of Abasan al-Kabira, Khan Yunis District, killed on 08 Apr 2011 in 'Abasan al-Kabirah, Khan Yunis District, by a missile. Did not participate in hostilities Additional information: Killed with her mother while standing at the entrance to their house.

  • 2010

    • July

      • Ne'meh Yusef Muhisen a-Nabahin

        33 years old, resident of Juhor a-Dik, Gaza District, killed on 13 Jul 2010 in Juhor a-Dik, Gaza District, by a shell fired from an tank. Did not participate in hostilities Additional information: Killed when struck by a shell while standing outside of her house.

32 Palestinian women killed by Israeli security forces in the Occupied Territories, after operation Cast Lead

  • 2016

    • May: 2
    • April: 1
    • March: 2
    • February: 1
    • Total: 6
  • 2015

    • December: 2
    • November: 3
    • October: 1
    • September: 1
    • Total: 7
  • 2014

    • February: 1
    • Total: 1
  • 2013

    • January: 1
    • Total: 1
  • 2012

    • November: 13
    • March: 1
    • Total: 14
  • 2011

    • April: 2
    • Total: 2
  • 2010

    • July: 1
    • Total: 1