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Testimony: Three children killed in bombing of their home, 28 Dec. '08

Ziad al-'Absi, father of six I live with my family in the Yabneh section of the Rafah refugee camp. Last night [Sunday, 28 December], at around 10:30 P.M., we were all at home when we heard the sound

Testimony: Jaber Abu Hweij loses father and brothers in Gaza bombing

Jaber Abu Hweij, residnet of Tufah neighborhood I lived with my parents and brothers and sisters in the Tufah neighborhood in Gaza City. Our house is between the police building and the al-Mahata mosq

Testimony: Khaled al-Astal, 14, killed in bombing by Israeli army, Khan Yunis, 27 December 2008

Sami al-Astal, teacher, On Saturday afternoon [27 Dec.], after the Israeli attack began, I was at the school I teach in. Someone called me and said that Khaled, my 14-year-old son, had been injured an

Testimony: Vegetable vendor killed in Israeli bombing of Gazan police building, 27 Dec. ‘08

Muhammad al-Falit, registered nurse I live in Deir al-Balah, in the center of the Gaza Strip. My father was a vegetable vendor. He would buy vegetables from the market and walk the streets selling the

Testimony: Vegetable merchant and small son killed in Israeli bombing of Gazan police building, 27 Dec. '08

Muhammad al-Mansi, vegetable merchant On Saturday (27 December), at around 6:30 A.M, I went to work in the vegetable market with my cousin, ‘Abd al-Hakim al-Mansi. The kids left the house with us and

Testimony: Five girls in one family killed when the army bombs a mosque near their home in Jabalya Refugee Camp, 27 December 2008

On 14 November 2013, the MAG Corps notified B'Tselem that no investigation was to be opened into the incident. The reason provided was that "the attack was aimed at a mosque that was being used by ter

Testimony: Al-'Abd a-Shaf'i, detained for selling cigarettes on the street, was killed when the police station was bombed, Dec. '09

Fa'id a-Shaf'i, 48 On Saturday [27 December], around 11:45 A.M., I went by car from the Deir el-Balah refugee camp to my house, in Nuseirat refugee camp. On the way, my brother called and told me that

Testimony: Settlers assault family in Hebron following the eviction of the settlement in the a-Ras neighborhood, 4 December 2008

Rajaa Matariyah, mother of five My husband and I live with our five children in Wadi al-Hussein. My brother-in-law Husni al-Matariyeh and his family live in the same building. He has ten children. The

Testimony: Israeli navy shoots and wounds Muhammad Musleh, fishing off the Rafah shore, 5 October 2008

Muhammad Musleh, fisherman I live in the Sultan neighborhood in Rafah with my parents, three brothers, and three sisters. In 2006, I began to work as a fisherman. My father taught me the trade and I w

Testimony: Settlers attack houses in 'Asira al-Qibliya, September 2008

Lubna 'Asseireh, mother of three I live with my husband, Qassem 'Asseireh, 37, and our three children, aged 7, 10, and 14, in the southeast section of ‘Asira al-Qibliya. Our house is at the edge of th