Palestinian women killed by Israeli security forces in the Occupied Territories, before Operation "Cast Lead"

  • 2008

    • May

      • Yusra Ibrahim Msallam Qdeih

        66 years old, resident of Khan Yunis, injured on 29 May 2008 in Khuza'ah, Khan Yunis District, by gunfire, and died on 30 May 2008. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed when standing in the doorway of her house during an army action in the Khaza'a area.

      • Wafa Shaker Muhammad a-Daghameh

        35 years old, resident of Abasan al-Jadida (a-Saghira), Khan Yunis District, killed on 07 May 2008 in 'Abasan al-Jadidah (a-Saghirah), Khan Yunis District, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed when soldiers blew down the door of her house just as she was about to open it. More on the incident

    • April

      • Meyasar Mutlaq Rashid Abu Me'teq

        40 years old, resident of Beit Hanun, North Gaza District, killed on 28 Apr 2008 in Beit Hanoun, North Gaza District, by a missile fired from an helicopter. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed with her four children while eating breakfast in the yard of their house. More on the incident

    • March

      • Nuhad 'Abd al-Hadi Muhammad Daher

        21 years old, resident of Jabalya R.C, North Gaza District, killed on 01 Mar 2008 in Jabalya R.C, North Gaza District, by a missile fired from an helicopter. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed by a missile that landed five meters from her as she tried to run from her home after a shell struck nearby.

      • Samah Zidan Muhammad Ghali 'Asaliyah

        18 years old, resident of Jabalya R.C, North Gaza District, killed on 01 Mar 2008 in Jabalya R.C, North Gaza District, by a missile fired from an helicopter. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed when she was at home during the incursion into the area.

      • Ibtesam 'Abd a-Rahman Muhammad 'Atallah

        30 years old, resident of Gaza city, killed on 01 Mar 2008 in Gaza city, by a missile fired from an helicopter during the course of a targeted killing. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed when at home with her family during the incursion into the Jabalya refugee camp.

      • Rajaa 'Abd a-Rahman Muhammad 'Atallah

        31 years old, resident of Gaza city, killed on 01 Mar 2008 in Gaza city, by a missile fired from an helicopter during the course of a targeted killing. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed when at home with her family during the incursion into the Jabalya refugee camp.

      • Su'ad Rajab Yusef 'Atallah

        60 years old, resident of Gaza city, killed on 01 Mar 2008 in Gaza city, by a missile fired from an helicopter during the course of a targeted killing. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed when at home with her family during the incursion into the Jabalya refugee camp.

      • Ghadah al-'Abed Ahmad Saleh

        30 years old, resident of Jabalya R.C, North Gaza District, killed on 01 Mar 2008 in Jabalya R.C, North Gaza District, by a missile fired from an helicopter. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed in the kitchen of her house.

    • January

      • Haniyeh Hussein Muhammad 'Abd al-Jawad

        60 years old, resident of Gaza city, killed on 18 Jan 2008 in Gaza city, by a missile fired from an helicopter. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed at her nephew's wedding, when a missile was fired at the nearby Ministry of Interior building, which was abandoned.

      • Fathiya Yusef 'Omar al-Hassumi

        36 years old, resident of Beit Lahiya, North Gaza District, killed on 17 Jan 2008 in Beit Lahiya, North Gaza District, by a missile fired from an helicopter during the course of a targeted killing. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed when riding in a car on the way home from the market.

      • Maryam Ahmad Muhammad a-Rahel

        54 years old, resident of Beit Lahiya, North Gaza District, killed on 17 Jan 2008 in Beit Lahiya, North Gaza District, by a missile fired from an helicopter. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Wanted. Killed in an exchange of gunfire with soldiers who had surrounded his house.

      • Khadrah Ahmad 'Ali Wahdan

        51 years old, resident of Beit Hanun, North Gaza District, killed on 09 Jan 2008 in Beit Hanoun, North Gaza District, by a missile. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed by return fire at Qassam rockets that were being fired at Israeli territory from the same area where he was located.

      • Maysaa Nimer Muhammad Fanunah

        22 years old, resident of a-Nuseirat Camp, Deir al-Balah District, killed on 07 Jan 2008 in Erez (Industrial Zone), North Gaza District, by gunfire. Killed when participating in hostilities Additional information: Killed when she shot at the soldiers at a checkpoint, together with another armed person.

      • Iman Muhammad Ibrahim Hamdan

        26 years old, resident of al-Bureij R.C, Deir al-Balah District, killed on 06 Jan 2008 in al-Bureij R.C, Deir al-Balah District, by a shell fired from an tank. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed during the incursion when she and others in her family left the house after shots had been fired at it.

      • Asmaa Hamdan 'Abd a-Rahim Fayad

        27 years old, resident of Khan Yunis, killed on 03 Jan 2008 in al-Qararah, Khan Yunis District, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed when she moved about with armed men during the army's incursion into the area.

      • Karimeh 'Abd a-Rahman Ahmad Fayad

        62 years old, resident of Khan Yunis, killed on 03 Jan 2008 in al-Qararah, Khan Yunis District, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed when she moved about with armed men during the army's incursion into the area.

  • 2007

    • December

      • Khaldeyeh Ahmad Hamdan a-Talbani

        39 years old, resident of al-Maghazi R.C, Deir al-Balah District, killed on 30 Dec 2007 at a checkpoint near Erez (Industrial Zone), North Gaza District, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed when soldiers opened fire at pilgrims from Mecca waiting at the checkpoint.

    • August

      • Sabha Suliman Salman al-Qara

        69 years old, resident of Abasan al-Jadida (a-Saghira), Khan Yunis District, killed on 14 Aug 2007 in 'Abasan al-Jadidah (a-Saghirah), Khan Yunis District, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed when, during an army operation, she heard her son had been wounded and went outside to see how he was.

    • May

      • Amal Shaker Zidan Dolah

        40 years old, resident of Gaza city, injured on 17 May 2007 in Gaza city, by a missile fired from an helicopter, and died on 24 May 2007. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed while walking near her home. Armed Palestinians were present in the area.

  • 2006

    • November

      • Khairieh Ahmad Muhammad Nazzal

        52 years old, resident of Qabatiyah, Jenin District, killed on 27 Nov 2006 in Qabatiyah, Jenin District, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed when she went to help an injured person next to her house.

      • Ibtesam Hassan Muhammad Abu Marseh

        44 years old, resident of Beit Lahiya, North Gaza District, killed on 22 Nov 2006 in Beit Lahiya, North Gaza District, by a missile fired from an helicopter. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed while standing next to the window of her house fifteen minutes after armed men launched a Qassam rocket from the area and fled.

      • Sa'diyah Hassan 'Atallah Harzallah

        73 years old, resident of Gaza city, killed on 21 Nov 2006 in Gaza city, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed in her house during a operation to arrest Ayman Hasanein.

      • Fatimah Ahmad Saleh al-'Athamneh

        84 years old, resident of Beit Hanun, North Gaza District, killed on 08 Nov 2006 in Beit Hanoun, North Gaza District, by a shell fired from an tank. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed while inside her home when Israeli artillery shells struck a residential neighborhood in Beit Hanun, killing 19 civilians, including 7 minors, and wounding some 40 others. More on the incident

      • Manal Muhammad Muhammad al-'Athamneh

        29 years old, resident of Beit Hanun, North Gaza District, killed on 08 Nov 2006 in Beit Hanoun, North Gaza District, by a shell fired from an tank. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed while inside her home when Israeli artillery shells struck a residential neighborhood in Beit Hanun, killing 19 civilians, including 7 minors, and wounding some 40 others. More on the incident

      • Nihad Muhammad 'Abdallah al-'Athamneh

        33 years old, resident of Beit Hanun, North Gaza District, killed on 08 Nov 2006 in Beit Hanoun, North Gaza District, by a shell fired from an tank. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed while inside her home when Israeli artillery shells struck a residential neighborhood in Beit Hanun, killing 19 civilians, including 7 minors, and wounding some 40 others. More on the incident

      • Sabah Mahmoud Hassan al-'Athamneh

        44 years old, resident of Beit Hanun, North Gaza District, killed on 08 Nov 2006 in Beit Hanoun, North Gaza District, by a shell fired from an tank. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed while inside her home when Israeli artillery shells struck a residential neighborhood in Beit Hanun, killing 19 civilians, including 7 minors, and wounding some 40 others. More on the incident

      • Sanaa Ahmad 'Abdallah al-'Athamneh

        33 years old, resident of Beit Hanun, North Gaza District, killed on 08 Nov 2006 in Beit Hanoun, North Gaza District, by a shell fired from an tank. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed while inside her home when Israeli artillery shells struck a residential neighborhood in Beit Hanun, killing 19 civilians, including 7 minors, and wounding some 40 others. More on the incident

      • Ne'meh Ahmad Muhammad al-'Athamneh (Abu Rukbeh)

        57 years old, resident of Beit Hanun, North Gaza District, killed on 08 Nov 2006 in Beit Hanoun, North Gaza District, by a shell fired from an tank. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed while inside her home when Israeli artillery shells struck a residential neighborhood in Beit Hanun, killing 19 civilians, including 7 minors, and wounding some 40 others. More on the incident

      • Nahlah Muhammad Da'ud a-Shanti

        45 years old, resident of Jabalya, North Gaza District, killed on 07 Nov 2006 in Jabalya, North Gaza District, by a shell fired from an tank. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed while standing next to the window in her house.

      • Najwa 'Awad Rajab Khalif

        24 years old, resident of Beit Lahiya, North Gaza District, injured on 06 Nov 2006 in Jabalya, North Gaza District, by a missile fired from an helicopter, and died on 18 Nov 2006. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed on her way to school. Five other students were injured.

      • Fatimah 'Abd al-Fatah Ahmad Zaharan

        83 years old, resident of Bethlehem, injured on 03 Nov 2006 in Bethlehem, by gunfire, and died on 05 Nov 2006. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed while sitting inside her home during an operation to arrest wanted persons.

      • Rawdah Ibrahim Salem Jaber

        45 years old, resident of Beit Lahiya, North Gaza District, killed on 03 Nov 2006 in Beit Hanoun, North Gaza District, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed while participating in a demonstration against the incursion into Beit Hanun.

      • Ibtesam Yusef Ahmad Ma'sud

        44 years old, resident of Beit Hanun, North Gaza District, killed on 03 Nov 2006 in Beit Hanoun, North Gaza District, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed while participating in a demonstration against the incursion of Beit Hanun.

    • October

      • Ne'meh Hassan Hassan 'Udwan

        64 years old, resident of Beit Hanun, North Gaza District, injured on 23 Oct 2006 in Beit Hanoun, North Gaza District, by gunfire, and died on 27 Oct 2006. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed during an IDF operation.

      • Zaher Ahmad Jum'ah Qdeih

        30 years old, resident of Abasan al-Kabira, Khan Yunis District, killed on 13 Oct 2006 in 'Abasan al-Jadidah (a-Saghirah), Khan Yunis District, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed while standing at the entrance of her house during incursion into the area.

    • September

      • I'atimad Isma'il Suliman Abu Mu'ammar

        41 years old, resident of Rafah, killed on 21 Sep 2006 at a checkpoint near Rafah, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed while attempting to help her mute husband, outside their house, during IDF attempt to arrest a wanted person in the area. The soldiers did not allow her evacuation to hospital, and she bled to death.

    • August

      • Maryam Muhammad Ibrahim Farhudah

        64 years old, resident of Jabalya, North Gaza District, injured on 19 Aug 2006 in Jabalya, North Gaza District, by a missile fired from an helicopter, and died on 28 Aug 2006. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed while sitting with her husband next to their house, when she was struck by shrapnel from a missile fired at a passing car.

      • Huda 'Issa 'Abd Rabo a-Natur

        43 years old, resident of Rafah, injured on 04 Aug 2006 in Rafah, by a missile fired from an helicopter, and died on 20 Aug 2006. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed while she and her family tried to find shelter from Israeli gunfire during an IDF operation in the southern Gaza Strip.

      • Mirvat Faiz 'Abdallah al-Mamluk (Abu Sharkh)

        24 years old, resident of Rafah, killed on 01 Aug 2006 in Beit Lahiya, North Gaza District, by a missile fired from an helicopter. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed while waiting for a taxi near the a-Nada buildings, from which Qassam rockets were fired into Israel an hour earlier.

    • July

      • Kamleh Ahmad Rashid a-Najar

        75 years old, resident of Jabalya, North Gaza District, killed on 27 Jul 2006 in Jabalya, North Gaza District, by a shell fired from an tank. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed while sitting next to her home.

      • Asmaa 'Ali 'Abd a-Rasul 'Okal

        34 years old, resident of Jabalya, North Gaza District, killed on 26 Jul 2006 in Jabalya, North Gaza District, by a shell fired from an tank. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed while sitting in her yard with her children. Two of her daughters were killed and two were injured.

      • Khairieh Hashem Muhammad al-'Attar

        58 years old, resident of Beit Lahiya, North Gaza District, killed on 24 Jul 2006 in Beit Lahiya, North Gaza District, by a missile fired from an helicopter. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed along with her 11 year-old grandson by missile fired by Israeli air force, while traveling in a horse-drawn cart after collecting Qassam rocket launchers. More on the incident

      • Sabah Muhammad Mustafa Hararah

        45 years old, resident of Gaza city, killed on 21 Jul 2006 in Gaza city, by a shell fired from an tank. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed while on the roof during an IDF incursion into the refugee camp.

      • Hanan Ibrahim Ahmad al-'Aruqi

        38 years old, resident of al-Maghazi R.C, Deir al-Balah District, killed on 19 Jul 2006 in al-Maghazi R.C, Deir al-Balah District, by a missile fired from an helicopter. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed when the Israeli airforce fired missiles into the refugee camp.

      • Fatimah Fadel Bashir Jadallah

        65 years old, resident of Rafah, killed on 15 Jul 2006 in Rafah, by a shell fired from an tank. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed during "Operation Summer Rains" while was in her house about 700 m away from the border.

      • Salwa Isma'il Rashid Abu Selmiyeh

        42 years old, resident of Gaza city, killed on 12 Jul 2006 in Gaza city, by a missile fired from an fighter jet during the course of a targeted killing. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Nine members of the Abu Selmiyeh family, parents and 7 of their children, all minors, were killed by missile-fire aimed at their house. According to the IDF, senior Hamas-members were hiding in the house. More on the incident

      • Amneh Yusef al-'Abed Hajjaj

        48 years old, resident of Gaza city, killed on 08 Jul 2006 in Gaza city, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed with her son and daughter during "Operation Summer Rains" when they were in their house.

    • June

      • Fatimah Ahmad Muhammad Ahmad

        35 years old, resident of Khan Yunis, killed on 21 Jun 2006 in Khan Yunis, by a missile fired from an helicopter during the course of a targeted killing. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed at home by missile fire aimed at wanted persons riding in a vehicle on the street nearby. More on the incident

    • May

      • 'Aishah Fares Saleh Abu Msalam

        48 years old, resident of Balata R.C, Nablus District, killed on 21 May 2006 in Balata R.C, Nablus District, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed while standing near a window of her house. There was no exchange of gunfire at the time.

      • Hanan Muhammad Hussein Aman

        46 years old, resident of Gaza city, killed on 20 May 2006 in Gaza city, by a missile fired from an helicopter during the course of a targeted killing. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed while riding in the family car with her daughter and grandson. Other family members were injured. More on the incident

      • Na'imah Mahmoud Hamdi Aman

        27 years old, resident of Gaza city, killed on 20 May 2006 in Gaza city, by a missile fired from an helicopter during the course of a targeted killing. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed while riding in the family car with her mother and son. Other family members were injured. More on the incident

      • 'Itaf Ahmad Mahmoud Zalat

        45 years old, resident of Tulkarm, killed on 01 May 2006 in Tulkarm, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed by a shot to the head by soldiers attempting to arrest a wanted person. When shot, she was in her living room. More on the incident

    • February

      • Nayfeh Muhammad Khamis Abu Masa'ed

        37 years old, resident of Deir al-Balah, killed on 13 Feb 2006 in Deir al-Balah, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: She was killed while grazing her flock, which she did daily, some 300 meters from the Kissufim checkpoint. Her house was located about 500 meters from the checkpoint.

    • January

      • Nawal Ahmad Ass'ad Dweikat

        45 years old, resident of Rujeib, Nablus District, killed on 15 Jan 2006 in Rujeib, Nablus District, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed during an operation to arrest wanted persons. Soldiers opened fire when they saw her son standing armed at the window of their home.

  • 2005

    • October

      • Haifaa Da'ud Muhammad Hindeyah

        37 years old, resident of Nablus, killed on 04 Oct 2005 in Kh. al-'Adas, Nablus District, by gunfire. Killed when participating in hostilities Additional information: Killed while stabbing a soldier, wounding her lightly.

    • January

      • Fidda 'Atiyyah Hassan 'Aram

        53 years old, resident of Khan Yunis R.C, killed on 16 Jan 2005 in Khan Yunis, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed along with her son by IDF gunfire when they went onto the roof to put out a fire that broke out following shelling.

  • 2004

    • November

      • Intesar Ahmad Jaber Darwish

        45 years old, resident of Gaza city, injured on 11 Nov 2004 next to Netzarim, Deir al-Balah District, by gunfire, and died on 17 Nov 2004. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed during an exchange of gunfire during the IDF incursion into the Sheikh-Ajlin area, north of the Netzarim settlement. During the incursion, army bulldozers razed agricultural land.

    • October

      • Fatimah Muhammad Hussein

        65 years old, resident of Jabalya R.C, North Gaza District, killed on 15 Oct 2004 in Jabalya R.C, North Gaza District, by a shell fired from an tank. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed while at home eating supper during the Operation Days of Repentance.

      • Najah Zaki Wadi' a-Shawa

        40 years old, resident of Khan Yunis, injured on 04 Oct 2004 in Khan Yunis, by gunfire, and died on 20 Oct 2004. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed by a bullet that hit her in the back while she was at home.

    • September

      • Ibriz Durgham Dib al-Minawi

        19 years old, resident of Nablus, killed on 17 Sep 2004 in Nablus, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed while on the roof of her house by IDF gunfire during an incursion into Nablus.

    • August

      • Ne'meh Ibrahim Salman Abu Sahlul

        50 years old, resident of Khan Yunis, killed on 02 Aug 2004 in Khan Yunis, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed while she was in her backyard, during an IDF incursion into Khan Yunis.

    • July

      • Ghalyah Hammad Muhammad Yunes

        50 years old, resident of al-Qararah, Khan Yunis District, killed on 26 Jul 2004 in al-Qararah, Khan Yunis District, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed near the tent in which she lived.

      • Jamileh 'Abd al-Hadi 'Abd Rabo Hamad

        44 years old, resident of Beit Hanun, North Gaza District, killed on 08 Jul 2004 in Beit Hanoun, North Gaza District, by a shell fired from an tank. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed during an IDF incursion into Beit Hanun.

    • March

      • Thana 'Abd al-Hadi Hammad Qdeih

        34 years old, resident of Khan Yunis, killed on 21 Mar 2004 in Khan Yunis, by a shell fired from an tank. Killed when participating in hostilities Additional information: Killed in an exchange of gunfire during an attempt to arrest Bassem Qadih.

      • Dalal Majahad Shehadeh Abu al-Hassan

        25 years old, resident of Jenin, killed on 09 Mar 2004 in Jenin, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed while she was in her house, during an exchange of gunfire between Palestinians and IDF soldiers.

    • January

      • Muna Faiz Ahmad Isma'il

        31 years old, resident of Rafah, killed on 21 Jan 2004 in Rafah, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed when she was shot in the head while at home during an IDF incursion into Rafah.

  • 2003

    • December

      • Kamleh Muhammad Ass'ad a-Shuli

        20 years old, resident of Nablus, killed on 13 Dec 2003 in Immatin, Qalqiliya District, by live ammunition. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: A student at a-Najah university. Killed while on her way to visit relatives working in Ramallah. The driver of her taxi did not stop at a flying checkpoint next to Qedumim and the soldiers opened fire at the taxi.

    • November

      • Imtiaz Abu Ras

        40 years old, resident of Nablus, killed on 06 Nov 2003 in Nablus, by live ammunition. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed when she was shot in the head while looking out of her house window during an exchange of gunfire.

    • October

      • Widad Kamel 'Abd a-Rahman al-'A'jrami

        30 years old, resident of Rafah, killed on 18 Oct 2003 in Rafah, by live ammunition fired from an sniper. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed when she tried to help persons wounded in an exchange of gunfire with the IDF.

    • August

      • Sabarah Salem Ibrahim Hamdiya

        74 years old, resident of Gaza city, injured on 21 Aug 2003 in Gaza city, by a missile fired from an helicopter during the course of a targeted killing, and died on 28 Aug 2003. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed during the assassination of Abu Shaneb.

    • June

      • Nivin Ahmad 'Abd al-Malek Abu-Rajileh

        19 years old, resident of Khan Yunis, killed on 25 Jun 2003 in Khan Yunis, by a missile fired from an helicopter during the course of a targeted killing. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed during the failed assassination attempt on Muhammad Siam.

      • Su'ad 'Abd al-'Aziz Shteiwi al-Bahadri

        27 years old, resident of Rafah, killed on 22 Jun 2003 in Rafah, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Suffered from mental illness. Shot by IDF soldiers when she was walking by the fence of the Morag settlement which is near her house.

      • Islam Sa'id Isma'il 'Abdallah

        20 years old, resident of al-Bureij R.C, Deir al-Balah District, killed on 12 Jun 2003 in Gaza city, by a missile fired from an helicopter during the course of a targeted killing. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: The wife of Yasser Taha. Killed during his assassination along with her infant daughter.

      • Majedah Mahmoud Muhammad Dalul

        25 years old, resident of Gaza city, killed on 11 Jun 2003 in Gaza city, by a missile fired from an helicopter during the course of a targeted killing. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed during the assassination of Masud Titi while she was in the car with her sister.

      • Samia Mahmoud Muhammad Dalul

        21 years old, resident of Gaza city, killed on 11 Jun 2003 in Gaza city, by a missile fired from an helicopter during the course of a targeted killing. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed during the assassination of Masud Titi while she was in the car with her sister.

      • Maryam Rajab Ibrahim 'Abd Rabo

        32 years old, resident of Jabalya, North Gaza District, killed on 10 Jun 2003 next to Jabalya R.C, North Gaza District, by a missile fired from an helicopter during the course of a targeted killing. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed during the assassination of Hamas members riding in their car. She was at his uncle's house, with her mother, and went outside after the first missile struck. She was hit by the second missile.

      • Khadrah Yusef Muhammad Abu Hamadah

        53 years old, resident of Gaza city, killed on 10 Jun 2003 in Gaza city, by a missile fired from an helicopter during the course of a targeted killing. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed during the assassination on Hamas leader Rantisi.

    • May

      • Rasmiya Hamdallah Sharif 'Arrar

        35 years old, resident of Qarawat Bani Zeid, Ramallah and al-Bira District, killed on 21 May 2003 in Qarawat Bani Zeid, Ramallah and al-Bira District, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed during an IDF incursion into the village.

      • Ikram Barhum Salman Qdeih

        22 years old, resident of Khan Yunis, killed on 08 May 2003 next to Egyptian Border, Rafah District, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed when shot by the IDF while she was working in the field near the border between Gaza and Egypt. She was taken to an Israeli hospital, where she died from her wounds.

    • April

      • Subhiya Muslem Wadah Abu 'Atawi

        56 years old, resident of Deir al-Balah, killed on 30 Apr 2003 in Deir al-Balah, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed while graving her flock in Deir el-Balah.

    • March

      • Fathiya Mahmoud Hussein 'Alawneh

        52 years old, resident of Jaba', Jenin District, killed on 06 Mar 2003 in Jaba', Jenin District, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed in her house when IDF gunfire penetrated into the house.

      • 'Aziza Dib al-Qaysar

        55 years old, resident of Rafah, killed on 03 Mar 2003 in Rafah, by house demolition. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed when parts of her house hit her when the IDF demolished it.

      • Nuha Sabri 'Abd al-Hamid al-Maqadmeh

        33 years old, resident of al-Bureij R.C, Deir al-Balah District, injured on 02 Mar 2003 in al-Bureij R.C, Deir al-Balah District, by house demolition, and died on 03 Mar 2003. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed when her house collapsed, which was next to a house demolished by the IDF as punishment.

    • February

      • Camilla Abu Sa'id

        65 years old, resident of al-Maghazi R.C, Deir al-Balah District, killed on 05 Feb 2003 in al-Maghazi R.C, Deir al-Balah District, by house demolition. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed when concrete blocks fell on her when the army blew up a house.

    • January

      • Su'ad Jadallah

        45 years old, resident of Nablus, killed on 24 Jan 2003 next to Beit Iba, Nablus District, by gunfire. Killed when participating in hostilities Additional information: Killed by IDF gunfire after fleeing from an ambush. Explosives were found near his body.

  • 2002

    • December

      • Sadiqa Abu Shalub

        48 years old, resident of Rafah, killed on 19 Dec 2002 in Rafah, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Wounded by IDF gunfire in the a-Salam neighborhood in Rafah and died of her wounds about 5 months later.

      • Rihaneh al-Qilani

        21 years old, resident of Askar R.C, Nablus District, killed on 09 Dec 2002 in 'Askar R.C, Nablus District, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed

      • Nahlah 'Aqel

        41 years old, resident of Rafah, killed on 08 Dec 2002 in Rafah, by live ammunition fired from an tank. Did not participate in hostilities when killed

      • Ahlam Rizeq Qandil

        30 years old, resident of al-Bureij R.C, Deir al-Balah District, killed on 06 Dec 2002 in al-Bureij R.C, Deir al-Balah District, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: An UNRWA worker killed during IDF operation to locate a wanted person. Nine other people were killed during this operation.

      • Fatimah 'Obeid

        94 years old, resident of Ramallah, killed on 03 Dec 2002 at a checkpoint near al-Birah, Ramallah and al-Bira District, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed while riding in a taxicab during curfew.

    • November

      • Samar Shar'ab

        21 years old, resident of Nablus, killed on 16 Nov 2002 in Nablus, by a shell fired from an tank. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed in her house.

    • October

      • Fatimah Ahmad Abu Jazar

        70 years old, resident of Rafah, killed on 17 Oct 2002 in Rafah, by a shell fired from an tank. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed in her house during an IDF invasion into Rafah.

      • Samira Muhammad Abu Jazar

        32 years old, resident of Rafah, killed on 17 Oct 2002 in Rafah, by a shell fired from an tank. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed in her house during an IDF invasion into Rafah.

      • Yusra Shawalheh

        40 years old, resident of Jenin, killed on 13 Oct 2002 in Jenin, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed in a cab during curfew.

      • Fathiya 'Abdallah Jum'ah a-Sufi

        43 years old, resident of Rafah, killed on 11 Oct 2002 in Rafah, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed in her house.

      • Shaden Abu Hajleh

        50 years old, resident of Nablus, killed on 11 Oct 2002 in Nablus, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed in her yard.

      • Rahima Hassan 'Ali Salameh

        50 years old, resident of Khan Yunis, killed on 07 Oct 2002 in Khan Yunis, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed during an IDF incursion into the city.

    • September

      • Samira Dahadar

        25 years old, resident of Gaza city, killed on 20 Sep 2002 in Gaza city, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed in her home during an IDF incursion into the city.

    • August

      • Rowayda Abu al-Hajin

        42 years old, resident of Gaza city, killed on 28 Aug 2002 in Gaza city, by flechette shells fired from an tank. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed while sleeping in the vineyard where she worked. In the incident, the army fired flechettes and other kinds of ammunition. Which ammunition killed her is unclear.

      • Fatimah 'Abdallah 'Awwad Abu Daher

        75 years old, resident of Deir al-Balah, injured on 03 Aug 2002 in Deir al-Balah, by gunfire, and died on 02 Aug 2002. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed by IDF gunfire while she was in the yard of her house.

    • July

      • Muna Fahmi al-Huti

        22 years old, resident of Gaza city, killed on 22 Jul 2002 in Gaza city, by a bomb fired from an fighter jet during the course of a targeted killing. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed while she was sleeping when the a one-ton bomb was dropped on the building in which she was in. More on the incident

      • Iman Hassan Matar

        27 years old, resident of Gaza city, killed on 22 Jul 2002 in Gaza city, by a bomb fired from an fighter jet during the course of a targeted killing. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed while she was sleeping when the a one-ton bomb was dropped on the building in which she was in. More on the incident

      • Laila Khamis Shehadeh

        41 years old, resident of Gaza city, killed on 22 Jul 2002 in Gaza city, by a bomb fired from an fighter jet during the course of a targeted killing. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed while she was sleeping when the a one-ton bomb was dropped on the building in which she was in. More on the incident

      • Randah Khaled Isma'il al-Hindi

        45 years old, resident of Khan Yunis, killed on 06 Jul 2002 next to Netzarim, Deir al-Balah District, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed by gunfire at her car while she was riding in the early morning hours on the Gaza-Khan Yunis road.

    • June

      • Sahar Mahmoud al-Hindi

        28 years old, resident of Qalqiliya, killed on 20 Jun 2002 in Qalqiliyah, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed by a shot to her chest while she was at home.

    • May

      • Kamleh Abu Sa'id

        45 years old, resident of Juhor a-Dik, Gaza District, killed on 25 May 2002 in Karni Checkpoint, Gaza District, by a shell fired from an tank. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed after going near the "Security Zone" along the Gaza perimeter fence.

      • Fatimah Ibrahim Zakarneh

        30 years old, resident of Qabatiyah, Jenin District, killed on 05 May 2002 next to Qabatiyah, Jenin District, by gunfire from a tank. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed while working on farmland. Her two children who were with her were also killed.

      • Sabha Ghanem

        48 years old, resident of Rafah, killed on 02 May 2002 in Rafah, by a shell fired from an tank. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed in her house.

    • April

      • Basemah Musa Mutawe'a Qeysiya

        35 years old, resident of a-Dhahiriyah, Hebron District, killed on 17 Apr 2002 in a-Dhahiriyah, Hebron District, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed when she left her house to by candles during a curfew.

      • Rana Sa'di al-Qarjeh

        24 years old, resident of Bethlehem, killed on 15 Apr 2002 in Bethlehem, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed during an IDF incursion into Bethlehem.

      • Amal Hardan

        33 years old, resident of Araba, Jenin District, killed on 11 Apr 2002 in 'Araba, Jenin District, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed while she was in her goat pen.

      • Jamileh Hardan

        35 years old, resident of Araba, Jenin District, killed on 11 Apr 2002 in 'Araba, Jenin District, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed while she was in her goat pen.

      • Manal Sufian

        28 years old, resident of Ramallah, killed on 10 Apr 2002 in Ramallah, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed in her house.

      • Rasha Faiz Freitakh

        37 years old, resident of Nablus, killed on 04 Apr 2002 in Nablus. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed during "Operation Defensive Shield.".

      • Zeha Faiz Freitakh

        37 years old, resident of Nablus, killed on 04 Apr 2002 in Nablus. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed during "Operation Defensive Shield.".

      • Nabilah 'Abd a-Ra'uf Ahmad Ghanem

        40 years old, resident of Nablus, killed on 04 Apr 2002 in Nablus, by house demolition. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed during "Operation Defensive Shield.".

      • Sadiqa 'Oqasheh

        56 years old, resident of Askar R.C, Nablus District, killed on 03 Apr 2002 in 'Askar R.C, Nablus District, by a shell fired from an tank. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed in her house.

      • Fadwa Fathi 'Abdallah Jamal

        27 years old, resident of Nur Shams R.C, Tulkarm District, killed on 03 Apr 2002 in Jenin. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed during "Operation Defensive Shield.".

      • Widad Hamid

        45 years old, resident of Qadurah R.C, Ramallah and al-Bira District, killed on 02 Apr 2002 in Ramallah, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed by gunfire when he left the hospital.

      • Sumayah Musa Na'im 'Abdah

        64 years old, resident of Bethlehem, killed on 02 Apr 2002 in Bethlehem, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed together with her son when IDF soldiers blew up the door to her house.

      • Yusra Muhammad Khalil Abu Kherj

        60 years old, resident of Jenin R.C, killed on 01 Apr 2002 in Jenin R.C. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed during "Operation Defensive Shield.".

      • 'Afaf 'Ali Hassan Saduqi

        50 years old, resident of Jenin R.C, killed on 01 Apr 2002 in Jenin R.C. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed during "Operation Defensive Shield.".

      • Maryam 'Abdallah Mahmoud Washahi

        48 years old, resident of Jenin R.C, killed on 01 Apr 2002 in Jenin R.C. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed during "Operation Defensive Shield.".

    • March

      • Suraydah Abu Gharbiya

        21 years old, resident of Ramallah, killed on 29 Mar 2002 in Ramallah, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed when she and her children fled from their home during the IDF's incursion into Ramallah.

      • Huda Isma'il al-Khawajah

        36 years old, resident of 'Aydah R.C, Bethlehem District, injured on 08 Mar 2002 in Bethlehem, and died on 09 Mar 2002. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed during an IDF incursion into Bethlehem. Eight civilians were killed in the incident.

      • Heijar Persh

        70 years old, resident of Tulkarm, injured on 07 Mar 2002 in Tulkarm, and died on 09 Mar 2002. Did not participate in hostilities when killed

      • Mufideh Muhammad Abu Daqah

        47 years old, resident of Abasan al-Kabira, Khan Yunis District, killed on 06 Mar 2002 in 'Abasan al-Kabirah, Khan Yunis District, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed during IDF incursion into Absan and Karara.

      • Bushara Abu Kweik

        38 years old, resident of Ramallah, killed on 04 Mar 2002 in Ramallah, by a shell fired from an tank. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed while driving in a car with her children.

      • Samira Mahmoud Zbeidi

        55 years old, resident of Jenin, killed on 04 Mar 2002 in Jenin, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed during tank and helicopter fire at Jenin. Two other Palestinians were killed and a Palestinian woman was declared clinically dead.

    • February

      • Laila Kamal Qatawi

        25 years old, resident of Balata R.C, Nablus District, killed on 19 Feb 2002 in Balata R.C, Nablus District, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed during an IDF incursion into the refugee camp.

      • Maryam 'Awad al-Bahabsah

        30 years old, resident of Khan Yunis, killed on 18 Feb 2002 in Khan Yunis, by gunfire from a tank. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed by IDF bombing while she was at home. Her daughter and a neighbor were also killed.

  • 2001

    • November

      • Wafa Muhammad Ass'ad Nasif

        28 years old, resident of Tulkarm, killed on 13 Nov 2001 in Irtah, Tulkarm District, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed in his home during an IDF action.

    • October

      • Raaidah 'Eashah

        18 years old, resident of Sanur, Jenin District, killed on 21 Oct 2001 in Jenin, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed while harvesting olives.

      • Rania Elias Nasri Kharuf

        22 years old, resident of Beit Jala, Bethlehem District, killed on 20 Oct 2001 in Beit Jala, Bethlehem District, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed while shopping.

      • 'Aishah Mahmoud 'Abd al-Fatah 'Odeh

        39 years old, resident of 'Aydah R.C, Bethlehem District, killed on 20 Oct 2001 in 'Aydah R.C, Bethlehem District, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed while in her home.

      • Maryam Suliman 'Othman Sbieh

        36 years old, resident of al-Khader, Bethlehem District, killed on 19 Oct 2001 in al-Khader, Bethlehem District, by gunfire from a armored personnel carrier. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed while in the street, trying to flee from an armored personnel carrier.

    • September

      • Rajaa Frihat

        24 years old, resident of Jenin R.C, killed on 13 Sep 2001 in Jenin R.C, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed in an exchange of gunfire during the IDF's continuing activity in the city.

    • June

      • Nasrah Salem Hussein al-Malalhah

        65 years old, resident of Gaza city, killed on 09 Jun 2001 in Gaza city, by flechette shells fired from an tank. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Three girls were killed in this incident in a Bedouin house in the Sheikh Ajlin neighborhood.

      • Selmiyeh 'Omar al-Malalhah

        37 years old, resident of Gaza city, killed on 09 Jun 2001 in Gaza city, by flechette shells fired from an tank. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Three girls were killed in this incident in a Bedouin house in the Sheikh Ajlin neighborhood.

    • March

      • Su'ad a-Sheikh Khalil

        40 years old, resident of Bitunya, Ramallah and al-Bira District, killed on 28 Mar 2001 in Bitunya, Ramallah and al-Bira District, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed during shelling of Betunya when she was riding in her car.

      • 'Aiyadah Dawood Fathiya

        43 years old, resident of al-Birah, Ramallah and al-Bira District, killed on 03 Mar 2001 in Ramallah, by gunfire. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed while walking along the street with her son. The gunfire came from the direction of the Psagot settlement.

    • January

      • Fatimah Jamal Jalal Abu Jish

        24 years old, resident of Beit Dajan, Nablus District, killed on 07 Jan 2001 in Salem, Nablus District, by live ammunition. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed while sitting in a taxi.

      • Arij Saber Sa'id al-Jabali

        19 years old, resident of Hebron, killed on 06 Jan 2001 in Hebron, by live ammunition. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed when he was shot while on the roof of his house.

  • 2000

    • November

      • 'Aziza Muhammad Danun

        52 years old, resident of Beit Sahur, Bethlehem District, killed on 09 Nov 2000 in Beit Sahur, Bethlehem District, by a missile fired from an helicopter during the course of a targeted killing. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed during the assassination of Hussein Abayat.

      • Rahmeh Rashid Shahin

        52 years old, resident of Beit Sahur, Bethlehem District, killed on 09 Nov 2000 in Beit Sahur, Bethlehem District, by a missile fired from an helicopter during the course of a targeted killing. Did not participate in hostilities when killed Additional information: Killed during the assassination of Hussein Abayat.

146 Palestinian women killed by Israeli security forces in the Occupied Territories, before Operation "Cast Lead"

  • 2008

    • May: 2
    • April: 1
    • March: 6
    • January: 8
    • Total: 17
  • 2007

    • December: 1
    • August: 1
    • May: 1
    • Total: 3
  • 2006

    • November: 14
    • October: 2
    • September: 1
    • August: 3
    • July: 8
    • June: 1
    • May: 4
    • February: 1
    • January: 1
    • Total: 35
  • 2005

    • October: 1
    • January: 1
    • Total: 2
  • 2004

    • November: 1
    • October: 2
    • September: 1
    • August: 1
    • July: 2
    • March: 2
    • January: 1
    • Total: 10
  • 2003

    • December: 1
    • November: 1
    • October: 1
    • August: 1
    • June: 7
    • May: 2
    • April: 1
    • March: 3
    • February: 1
    • January: 1
    • Total: 19
  • 2002

    • December: 5
    • November: 1
    • October: 6
    • September: 1
    • August: 2
    • July: 4
    • June: 1
    • May: 3
    • April: 15
    • March: 6
    • February: 2
    • Total: 46
  • 2001

    • November: 1
    • October: 4
    • September: 1
    • June: 2
    • March: 2
    • January: 2
    • Total: 12
  • 2000

    • November: 2
    • Total: 2