Palestinian women killed by Israeli security forces in the West Bank, before Operation "Cast Lead"

  • 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.

      • 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.

    • 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.

      • '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

    • 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.

  • 2004

    • 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.

    • March

      • 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.

  • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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.

    • 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

      • 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

      • 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

      • 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.

      • 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.

    • 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

      • 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.

    • 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

      • 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.

  • 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.

    • 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.

53 Palestinian women killed by Israeli security forces in the West Bank, before Operation "Cast Lead"

  • 2006

    • November: 2
    • May: 2
    • January: 1
    • Total: 5
  • 2005

    • October: 1
    • Total: 1
  • 2004

    • September: 1
    • March: 1
    • Total: 2
  • 2003

    • December: 1
    • November: 1
    • May: 1
    • March: 1
    • January: 1
    • Total: 5
  • 2002

    • December: 2
    • November: 1
    • October: 2
    • June: 1
    • May: 1
    • April: 15
    • March: 5
    • February: 1
    • Total: 28
  • 2001

    • November: 1
    • October: 4
    • September: 1
    • March: 2
    • January: 2
    • Total: 10
  • 2000

    • November: 2
    • Total: 2