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“Soldiers opened fire at our boat and engine. We were about to sink”

(Photo by Rosa Schiano)

21st March 2014 | International Solidarity Movement, Rosa Schiano | Gaza, Occupied Palestine On Tuesday, 11th March, Israeli naval forces arrested two Palestinian fishermen and confiscated their fishing boat off the coast of Gaza City. The two cousins, Shabaan Abu Ryala (33) ...

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Israel continues military violence against Palestinian fishermen in Gaza waters

Two fishermen paddle a small boat off the Gaza coast. (Photo by Charlie Andreasson)

19th February 2014 | International Solidarity Movement, Charlie Andreasson | Gaza, Occupied Palestine Three Palestinian fishermen were arrested and had their boats and gear confiscated by occupation forces on Tuesday, 11th February, in two separate incidents, despite the fact that they were well ...

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Madleen Kolab, Gaza’s only fisherwoman

(Photo by Charlie Andreasson)

9th February 2014 | International Solidarity Movement, Charlie Andreasson | Gaza, Occupied Palestine I have seen her standing there more then once, at the edge of the port, looking out over the boats in the harbor and then towards the horizon. ...

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Palestinian fisherman kidnapped by the Israeli navy in Gaza waters

(Photo by Rosa Schiano)

11th January 2014 | International Solidarity Movement, Rosa Schiano | Gaza, Occupied Palestine On Wednesday, 8th January 2014, 27-year-old Palestinian fisherman Mohammed Sultan Al Khader had was arrested by the Israeli navy in Gaza waters. He had been fishing with his two ...

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Gaza fishermen suffer 85 percent income loss as Israeli siege, attacks continue

Fishermen and supporters hold posters with images of colleagues captured by Israeli forces, in Gaza City on 19 December 2013. (Photo by Joe Catron)

4th January 2014 | The Electronic Intifada, Joe Catron | Gaza City, Occupied Palestine On 17 December, Palestinian fishermen and their supporters erected a tent — a traditional venue for protest, as well as celebration and mourning — inside the Gaza seaport. “It was to ...

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Gaza: “Free the Holy Land sea”

Fisherman and their boats in the Gaza seaport. (Photo by Rosa Schiano)

23rd December 2013 | International Solidarity Movement, Rosa Schiano | Gaza, Occupied Palestine “Free the Holy Land sea” was a three-day protest by fishermen in Gaza which began on Tuesday, 17th November. The fishermen, supported by the Palestinian Center for ...

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Under Israeli fire, Gaza fishermen plan protest tent to “free the Holy Land sea”

The Israeli navy regularly attacks and captures fishermen in Palestinian waters off the Gaza Strip. (Photo by Rosa Schiano)

12th December 2013 | Free the Holy Land Sea | Gaza, Occupied Palestine For Immediate Release Contacts: Zakaria Baker (Arabic) zakarea-1010@hotmail.com Khalil Shaheen (Arabic, English) khalilshaheen@yahoo.com On Tuesday, 17 December, Palestinian fishermen will pitch a protest tent in the Gaza seaport. The ...

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