Time: 12:15 GMT
The house of Amjad
Abu al-Naja in Khan Yunis which was bombarded by Israeli warplanes – 21
November (PCHR’s photo)
By the Last Day
of the Offensive:
– Palestinian Deaths Rise to 156, Including 103 Civilians, and
1,000 Others, Including 971 Civilians, Wounded
– 33 Children Killed and 274 Others Wounded
– 13 Women Killed and 162 Others Wounded
– 3 Journalists Killed
developments since the press release issued by PCHR yesterday noon, 21 November
2012, have been as follows:
warplanes launched 24 airstrikes targeting houses and members of armed
groups. As a result of these attacks, 5
Palestinians, including 3 civilians, were killed, and 35 others, including 32
civilians, including 10 children and 11 women, were wounded.
approximately 14:10 on Wednesday, 21 November 2011, an Israeli drone fired a
missile at the garden of a house belonging to Talal Saadi al-Assali, 48, in
Ebad al-Rahman neighborhood in Jabalya.
Al-Assali was killed together with his son and his daughter: Ayman, 19;
and Abeer, 12.
approximately 16:30, an Israeli drone fired a missile at a number of
Palestinian civilians in al-Salatin Street in Beit Lahia, killing one of them,
Fadi Mousa Sameer al-Qatanani, 29, and 6 others, including two children, were
approximately 17:00, an Israeli drone attacked members of an armed group in Tal
al-Zartar area in Jabalya killing one of them and wounding another one.
also bombarded 2 houses, injuring 2 civilians, including 2 children.
warplanes have launched 10 airstrikes targeting flats, members of armed groups,
a press office and a stadium. As a
result of these attacks, 4 Palestinians, including 2 children, were
killed. In addition, 5 civilians were wounded. A civilian also died of a previous wound.
noon, 21 November 2012, an Israeli warplane fired a missile at a member of an
armed group in al-Shujaiya neighborhood in the east of Gaza City, killing him.
approximately 14:00, an Israeli warplane fired a missile at an open area in
al-Nafaq Street in the north of Gaza City, killing Mamhoud Atiya Abdul Raziq
Abu Khousa, 13.
approximately 15:00, an Israeli warplane fired a missile at al-Jeel press
office on the 7th floor of Neima builaing in al-Remal neighborhood
in the center of Gaza City. As a result,
Abdul Rahman Majdi Ramadan Naeem, 2, was killed.
approximately 19:50, an Israeli warplane fired a missile at a member of an
armed group in Sheikh Radwan neighborhood, killing him.
approximately 21:00, an Israeli warplane fired a missile at a flat belonging to
Jamal Mohammed al-Zibda, 51, on the 3rd floor of al-Waleed building
in the center of Gaza City. The flat,
which had been already evacuated, was destroyed.
The Central Gaza
warplanes have launched 13 airstrikes and some artillery attacks. As a result of these attacks, 8 Palestinians,
including 3 civilians, were killed, and 12 civilians, including 6 children and
2 women, were wounded.
approximately 14:10, an Israeli warplane fired a missile at Mubarak Ibrahim Abu
Ghoula, 24, when he was walking in the west of al-Nussairat refugee camp,
approximately 16:15, an Israeli warplane fired a missile that landed near a
house belonging to Maher Mohammed al-Nabahin, killing his child, 4-year-old
Riham, and wounding his wife.
approximately 16:20, Israeli warplanes bombarded a house belonging to Maher
Saadi Abu Kmail, killing 5 members of armed groups.
At approximately 19:30, an Israeli warplane
attacked Nader Yousef Abu Mughassib, 14, in Deir al-Balah, killing him.
warplanes have launched 4 airstrikes targeting agricultural areas, flats and an
approximately 20:55, Israeli warplanes fired 2 missiles at a flat on the 4th
floor of an apartment building in Shurrab area in Khan Yunis. The flat was destroyed and a nearby one was
heavily damaged. The whole building was
At the same
time, Israeli warplanes fired 2 missiles at a building belonging to Mohammed
Khader Shurrab. The building was
warplanes have launched 11 airstrikes and some artillery attacks. As a result of these attacks, 2 Palestinian
civilians were killed and 3 members of armed groups were injured.
approximately 18:30, an Israeli warplane fired a missile at 2 civilians who
were walking in a street in al-Shouka village, east of Rafah. The 2 civilians were killed: Mohammed Kamel
Abu Edwan, 18; and Abdullah Talaat Ibrahim, 18.
19:55, an Israeli warplane fired a missile at members of an armed group in
al-Nasser village, northeast of Rafah, wounding 3 of them.
During the day,
Israeli warplanes launched several airstrikes on tunnels at the Egyptian border
and on open areas.
PCHR reiterates condemnation, expresses utmost concern for these
Calls upon the international community to act immediately to stop these crimes,
and renews the call to the High Contracting Parties of the Fourth Geneva
Convention to fulfill their obligation under Article 1 of the Convention to
ensure that it is respected at all times, and their responsibilities under
Article 146 to pursue perpetrators of serious violations of the Convention,
which are determined in Article 147, which lists violations of the Convention
amounting to war crimes;
Calls for establishing an international fact-finding mission to investigate war
crimes committed by Israeli forces against Palestinian civilians in the Gaza
Strip, and to take necessary measures to prosecute the perpetrators; and