Israeli media is not listing the names of children killed in Gaza. These are their names:

  • Dalal Siyam
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  • Haifaa Tawfiq Ahmad Abu Jame'
    , 9
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  • Yaser Ibrahim Dib al-Kilani
    , 8
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  • Ahmad Ayman Siyam
    , 15
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  • Muhammad Iyad al-Qasas
    , 4
    |
  • Mustafa Siyam
    , 9
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  • Arwa al-Qasas
    , 4
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  • Nujud Taysir Ahmad Abu Jame', 4 months
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  • Bisan Basem Ahmad Abu Jame', 6 months
    |
  • Nasmah Iyad al-Qasas
    , 10
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  • Suhelah Basam Ahmad Abu Jame'
    , 3
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  • Rim Ibrahim Dib al-Kilani
    , 12
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  • Lamyaa Iyad al-Qasas
    , 11
    |
  • Islam al-Qasas
    , 15
    |
  • Elyas Ibrahim Dib al-Kulani
    , 4
    |
  • Bader Siyam
    , 4
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  • Jawdat Ahmad Abu Jame'
    , 13
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  • Sajidah Yaser Ahmad Abu Jame'
    , 7
    |
  • Fatmeh Taysir Ahmad Abu Jame'
    , 12
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  • Siraj Yaser Ahmad Abu Jame'
    , 4
    |
  • Maisaa Tawfiq Ahmad Abu Jame'
    , 7
    |
  • Israa al-Qasas
    , 7
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  • Yasin Ibrahim Dib al-Kilani
    , 9
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  • Nur Yaser Ahmad Abu Jame'
    , 2
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  • Bitul Basam Ahmad Abu Jame'
    , 4
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  • Sawsan Ibrahim Dib al-Kilani
    , 11
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  • Ghaidaa Siyam
    , 7
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  • Samar al-Qasas
    , 3
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  • Muhammad Rami Fathi 'Ayad
    , 3
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  • Khalil Ousamah Khalil al-Hayah
    , 5
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  • Ahmad Sufian a-Jamal
    , 9
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  • Ibrahim Khalil 'Abd 'Amar
    , 12
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  • Muhammad Hani Muhammad al-Halaq
    , 2
    |
  • Ayub Ahmad Abu Jame'
    , 10
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  • Husam Husam Abu Qainas
    , 7
    |
  • Marwah Suliman Ahmad a-Sarsawi
    , 12
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  • Umamah Ousamah Khalil al-Hayah
    , 8
    |
  • Saji Hasan Akram al-Halaq
    , 4
    |
  • Ghadah Subhi Sa'idi 'Ayad
    , 13
    |
  • Rahaf Isma'il Abu Jam'ah
    , 4
    |
  • Razan Tawfiq Ahmad Abu Jame'
    , 14
    |
  • Abd a-Rahman Akram a-Skafi
    , 12
    |
  • Tala Akram al-'Atawi
    , 10
    |
  • Fadi Diab Hassan Islim
    , 10
    |
  • Dina 'Abdallah 'Aziz
    , 5
    |
  • Hiba Hamed a-Sheikh Khalil
    , 14
    |
  • Muhammad Ashraf Rafiq 'Ayad
    , 3
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  • Aya Tawfiq Ahmad Abu Jame'
    , 12
    |
  • Hamzah Ousamah Khalil ak-Hayah
    , 4
    |
  • Suliman Ahmad Abu Jame'
    , 14
    |
  • Asem Khalil 'Abd 'Amar
    , 4
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  • Rayan Taysir Ahmad Abu Jame'
    , 5
    |
  • Sha'ban Jamil Ziyadah
    , 12
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  • Abdallah Yusef Daraji
    , 2
    |
  • Dima 'Abdallah Salim
    , 3
    |
  • Hiba Akram Saleh a-Sha'er
    , 15
    |
  • Kinan Hasan Akram al-Halaq
    , 6
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  • Ahmad Tawfiq Ahmad Abu Jame'
    , 8
    |
  • Muhammad Ayman a-Sha'er
    , 5
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  • Iman Khalil 'Abd 'Amar
    , 9
    |
  • Marah Shaker a-Jamal
    , 10
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  • Rinat Taysir Ahmad Abu Jame'
    , 2
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  • Tawfiq Tawfiq Ahmad Abu Jame'
    , 4
    |
  • Ibrahim Jamal Kamal Naser
    , 13
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  • Ru'ya Mhamhmoud 'Abd al-Hamid a-Zweidi
    , 5
    |
  • Omar Jamil Subhi Hamudah
    , 10
    |
  • Wasim Mustafa Salhiyah
    , 15
    |
  • Muhammad Ziad Saleh a-Rahal
    , 5
    |
  • Nagham Mahmoud 'Abd al-Hamid a-Zweidi
    , 2
    |
  • Walaa Na'im Muhammad Musalam
    , 14
    |
  • Yamen Riyad al-Hmeideh
    , 4
    |
  • Siham Muhammad Ibrahim Zu'rub
    , 11
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  • Samih Na'im Abu Jarad
    , 1
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  • Muhammad Na'im Muhammad Musalam
    , 15
    |
  • Ahmad Na'Im Muhammad Musalam
    , 11
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  • Musa 'Abd a-Rahman Abu Jarad, 8 months
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  • Samar Musa Abu Jarad
    , 15
    |
  • Haniyah 'Abd a-Rahman Abu Jarad
    , 3
    |
  • Amjad Salem Khamis Sha't
    , 15
    |
  • Rizeq Ahmad al-Hayek
    , 2
    |
  • Muhammad Salem Antiz
    , 3
    |
  • Fares Jum'ah a-Tarabin، 3 months
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  • Wisam 'Isam Marzuq Sheheibar
    , 8
    |
  • Muhmmad Ibrahim Antiz
    , 13
    |
  • Asil Wisam Marzuq Sheheibar
    , 7
    |
  • Rahaf Khalil Hamadah a-Jabur
    , 4
    |
  • Jihad 'Isam Marzuq Sheheibar
    , 10
    |
  • Isma'il Muhammad Subhi Baker
    , 9
    |
  • Muhammad Ramez 'Izat Baker
    , 11
    |
  • Zakariyah 'Ahed Subhi Baker
    , 10
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  • Yasmin Mahmoud al-Astal
    , 4
    |
  • Osamah Mahmoud al-Astal
    , 6
    |
  • Raed Muhammad Thari
    , 4
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  • Ibrahim Ramadan Abu Daqah
    , 10
    |
  • Ahed 'Attaf 'Ahed Baker
    , 9
    |
  • Sarah 'Omar Sheikh al-'Eid
    , 9
    |
  • Husam Ibrahim a-Najar
    , 14
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  • Amal Bahaa al-Batsh
    , 2
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  • Anas 'Alaa Subhi al-Batsh
    , 10
    |
  • Manar Majed al-Batsh
    , 13
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  • Qusai 'Isam al-Batsh
    , 12
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  • Saher Abu Namus
    , 4
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  • Yasmin Muhammad al-Mutawaq
    , 4
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  • Fatmeh Mahmoud al-Haj
    , 14
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  • Abd a-Rahman Basam Khatab
    , 5
    |
  • Abdallah Ramadan Abu Ghazal
    , 5
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  • Muhammad Khalaf Nawasrah
    , 2
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  • Muhammad Ibrahim Faek al-Masri
    , 14
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  • Safaa Malakeh
    , 6
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  • Amir Iyad Salem 'Arif
    , 11
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  • Miriam 'Atiyeh al-'Arja
    , 10
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  • Nidal Khalaf 'Awad Nawasrah
    , 4
    |
  • Muhammad Mustafa Malakeh
    , 2
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  • Musa Muhammad Taher al-Astal
    , 15
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  • Muhammad Iyad Salem 'Arif
    , 10
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  • Asil al-Masri
    , 15
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  • Abdallah Muhammad Kaware'
    , 12
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  • Muhammad 'Ali Kaware'
    , 13
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  • Ahmad Nael Mahdi
    , 15
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  • Hussein Yusef Kaware'
    , 13
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  • Basem Salem Kaware'
    , 10
    |
  • Qasem Jaber 'Adwan Kaware'
    , 12
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  • Siraj Iyad 'Abd al-'Al
    , 8
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Muhammad Hamad, 75, resident of Beit Hanun, relates how bombing killed his family members in their yard

Muhammad HamadIn the evening, especially during Ramadan, we usually sit outside near the entrance to our house. We have two sofas there.

On Tuesday evening, 8 July 2014, I was sitting there as usual with my wife, Rasmiya (62), and my sons and their families: 'Abd al-Hafez (30), his wife, Suha, and their daughter, Nur (5); Mahdi (46) and his children Rakan (2), Kinan (4) and Dina (16); and Ibrahim (22).

We sat and talked. At 11:00 P.M., the power was cut off because the electricity supply runs on rotation. We sat there a while longer and then I got up and called the little ones – Rakan, Nur and Kinan – to come inside with me to get ready for bed. We went in to the house, spread out our mattresses and sat on them for a while. Then Rakan and Nur got up and went to the door leading to the yard. Kinan stayed inside with me.

About three minutes later, I heard a loud explosion. I grabbed Kinan and went out into the street with him. It was full of smoke and dust. I walked on bits of glass. I left Kinan with people in the street and went back into the yard to check on the rest of the family. I found bodies lying on the ground covered in blood, with their clothes torn. Everything was full of shrapnel and blood. Some neighbors came with flashlights. When they lit up the yard, I was shocked – I saw the bodies of my three sons, 'Abd al-Hafez, Mahdi and Ibrahim, my wife, my granddaughter Dina, and my daughter-in-law Suha. The two other little ones, Rakan and Nur, were lightly injured.

I went into shock. The neighbors held me because I couldn't stand. I felt like I was going to faint from the horror of it. The missile fell on my family with no warning. I assume they wanted to hit 'Abd al-Hafez, but what did the rest of the family do wrong? Why did they kill an entire family?

Testimony taken by B'Tselem field researcher Muhammad Sabah on 9 July 2014 at the family's home

אבל בבית משפחת חמד. צילום: מוחמד סבאח, בצלם, 9.7.14
Mourners at the Hamad family home. Photo: Muhammad Sabah, B'Tselem, 9 July 2014

מקום האירוע. צילום: מוחמד סבאח, בצלם, 9.7.14
The scene of the incident. Photo: Muhammad Sabah, B'Tselem, 9 July 2014

 

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