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Patient died when soldiers blocked the direct route to hospital, Nablus, Dec. 2006

'Adnan a-Shtiyeh, taxi driver I am a taxi driver. I run the route between our village and Nablus . Yesterday (Tuesday, 12 December), around 1:30 P.M., I got to the area known as al-Muhalal, about one
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Sick infant dies after being delayed by soldiers at checkpoint while on way to hospital. November 2006

Rabi'ah Dababseh, 39 I live in a-Nassariyah. On November 4, 2006, my sister in law, Sahar, had a delivered a baby boy by Caesarean section in al-Itihad hospital in Nablus . The baby was born in poor h
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Bakery in Rafah has trouble functioning because of power stoppages, Sept. 2006

Ahmad al-Mu'ashar, bakery owner I have worked in a bakery for twenty years. I worked with my father in a bakery in Jaffa and then my father opened a bakery in Rafah. I work with my nephews, and it is
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Power stoppages impair the health a kidney patient requiring dialysis

Ahmad Shabat, kidney patient I live in the Beit Hanun al-Balad neighborhood in Gaza City . I suffer from kidney deficiency, and the bombing of the Gaza power plant has seriously damaged my health. My
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Laila Shqeirat attempts to conduct normal life routine while living in the besieged village of a-Sheikh Sa'ed, June 2006

Laila Shqeirat, educational-system inspector I am an inspector of schools in East Jerusalem, and work on behalf of the Palestinian Authority in East Jerusalem schools that are under its responsibility
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64 year-old resident of a-Sheikh Sa'ed with chest pains forced to walk two hours to reach the hospital

Ahmad al-Mahahareh, 64 I have many health problems: high blood pressure, ulcers, and I underwent several stomach operations. Recently, the doctors found that I have calcification of the arteries and a
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Soldiers fire at Palestinians sneaking into Israel to work, severely wounding one of them, Deir Ballut, April 2006

Maher Shaqarneh, construction worker Until about a year and a half ago, I worked in construction inside Israel . When Israel blocked all the entry points, I became unemployed and was unable to provide
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Soldiers fire at Palestinians sneaking into Israel to work, severely wounding one of them, Deir Ballut, April 2006

Khaled Fanun, construction worker Until the beginning of February 2006, I worked at the Elazar settlement. When the project there ended, I looked for work but couldn't find anything nearby. It was a h
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IDF soldiers shoot 7 year-old to death in al-Yamun, Jenin district, March 2006

Kamal Zaid, victim's uncle I work in farming for the most part, but also own a taxi that I operate. Last Friday [17 March], around 7:15 P.M., my brother 'Abd a-Rahman called me and asked me to go to h
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Border Police prevent Red Crescent from taking child to East Jerusalem for cancer treatment, assault ambulance crew, 'Anata Checkpoint, December 2005

Ahlam Nasser, paramedic Yesterday [Tuesday, 12 December], around 9:30 A.M., I received a call to go to the hospital in Ramallah to transport nine-year-old Mujahed a-Shati to hospital in Jerusalem . We