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Testimony: Wiam al-Kafarneh, 3, is severely injured when the army shells her house and dies the next day, Beit Hanun, Jan. '09

Jamal al-Kafarneh, farmer Until 4 January, my wife and I lived with our three sons and three daughters in a two-storey house on a-Sikka Street in Beit Hanun. On Saturday, 3 January, around 8:30 in the
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Testimony: Army forces neighborhood residents from their homes, Jan. '09

'Abd al-Mu'ti 'Abd Rabo, father of nine Last Sunday [4 January], at 1:30 P.M., the Israeli army came to our area. Soldiers forced us to leave our houses. About 1,000 people from the neighborhood were
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Testimony: Members of Abu Halima family killed and burned in army's bombing of their house, 4 January 2009

Ghada Abu Halima, 21 On 29 March, ten weeks after giving her testimony to B'Tselem, Ghada Abu Halima died in an Egyptian hospital from injuries she suffered when struck by the white phosphorous. Until
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Testimony: A-Shteiwi family besieged in their house under shelling for 12 days, Jan '09

Jaber a-Shteiwi, farmer Our house is made of asbestos. On Saturday, 3 January, we moved to my son Sami's house because of the shelling by the Israeli army. His house, which is in the a-Zeitun neighbor
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Testimony: Abu Dahruj family flee their shelled neighborhood in central Gaza Strp, 3 January 2009

Nawaf Abu Dahruj, vice-principal of school I live in a-Zawaida, in Deir al-Balah area. I am vice-principal of a school. Since the Israeli attack began, the schools have been closed. All this time [sin
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Testimony: Osama a-Nabahin and his family leave their house out of fear of Israeli attacks, 3 January 2009

Osama a-Nabahin, treasurer in the Palestinian Authority I live with my wife and our two daughters, who are one-and-a-half and three years old, in the Juhar a-Dik section of Gaza, about a kilometer and
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Testimony: 3 children killed by missile when playing in the street, Khan Yunis, Jan. '09

Muhammad al-Astal, clerk Last Friday [2 January], at 2:15 P.M., I was standing next to al-‘Amda Restaurant, which is about eighty meters from my house. Four men from the neighborhood were standing opp
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Testimony: Three-year-old killed in Israeli bombing of building next to his home, Gaza City, Dec. '08

Riad a-Sinwar, physician Last Saturday [27 December], at 11:30 A.M., I was with my father and brother in the yard of our house. Then I went up the stairs to the house just as my three-year-old son Ahm
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Testimony: Eight young men killed when army bombs truck of metal workshop in Gaza City, Dec. '08

Ahmad Samur, metal- workshop owner I have a metal workshop on Salah a-Din Street, near Zamu Square, nor far from the Palestinian Red Crescent. On Monday [29 December] my daughter Hibah, who is 22, tol
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Testimony: Woman and 8 year-old girl killed in an army bombing in Gaza City, Dec. '08

‘Abdallah Kashku, policeman who mediates disputes My family and I live in a three-floor house in a-Zeitun, Gaza City. On Sunday [28 December], around 7:00 P.M., I was sitting with nine members of my f