Wednesday, July 2, 2008

75 children and 23 women killed, the harvest of Israel’s terrorism in the first 6 months of 2008

The Israeli occupying forces have killed 75 children and 23 Palestinian women during the first half of this year, says a report published yesterday by the National and International Relations Department of the PLO in Ramallah.

The report highlighted the main violations against the Palestinian people during the first half of 2008, most important of all the violation of the right of living … The report pointed out that the occupation army killed 466 Palestinian citizens during military operations carried out in the Palestinian territories during the first half of this year, including 75 children under the age of 18 and 23 women.

131 Palestinians have died as a result of the unjust siege imposed on Gaza, preventing Palestinians from leaving to receive adequate treatment abroad, bringing the number of martyrs as a result of the siege to 200.

In addition to the deaths, 1,740 Palestinians were wounded by the occupation bullets which left dozens permanently disabled.

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