World Video | Defence | Foreign Affairs | Natural Events | Trade | NZ in World News | NZ National News Video | NZ Regional News | Search

 

IOF Shoots a Teacher and a Student in Rafah


IOF Shoots a Teacher and a Student in Rafah, Demolishes Five Apartments in Jerusalem

RAFAH, Palestine, September 23, 2003, (IPC+Agencies)- - A Palestinian school boy and one teacher were wounded Tuesday morning when Israeli occupation soldiers opened fire at a school in the southern Gaza Strip city of Rafah.

Student Mohammed Al-Boji, 13-year-old, was wounded in the right arm while teacher Ismaeel Mansour, 26, was shot and wounded in the left leg, both of them were wounded with live ammunition, Palestinian medical sources said.

Israeli soldiers stationed at the a watchtower in the neighborhood of Tal Zorob opened fire at the “Alamiria Prep. School” in Rafah, Palestine News Agency (WAFA) reported.

In the occupied East Jerusalem Israeli bulldozers destroyed five apartments owned by Palestinian families, IPC correspondent said.

Tens of Israeli police vehicles surrounded the neighborhood of Al-Shayyah, in Jerusalem, and demolished a three-story building hosting five apartments. The building owned by Palestinian citizen Mohammed Al-Sayyad, IPC’s said.

According to WAFA IOF demolished 104 houses, owned by Palestinians, in the occupied Jerusalem.

The former member of Jerusalem Municipality board told WAFA that he feels shame because of the Israeli “racist” policy carried out against the Palestinian people.

At least 4046 houses were completely destroyed while 50709 partially damaged by IOF during the last three years of Al-Aqsa Intifada, erupted on the 28th of September 23, 2000 against 36 years of Israeli military occupation, according to the Palestine National Data Bank (PNIC).


© Scoop Media

 
 
 
World Headlines

 

UN News: Vaccine Inequity Triggers ‘Huge Disconnect’ Between Countries

Although COVID-19 cases and deaths continue to decline globally for a second consecutive week, the UN health agency chief said on Monday that “a huge disconnect” is mounting between some highly vaccinated countries, which see the pandemic as largely resolved, ... More>>

Save The Children: Almost 60 Children Killed In Gaza In The Last Week Alone

Save the Children is calling for an immediate ceasefire by all parties, as 58 children[i] in Gaza and two children in southern Israel have been killed in the last week. More than a thousand people in Gaza, including 366 children[ii], have also been injured. ... More>>


IPPPR: The Independent Panel Calls For Urgent Reform Of Pandemic Prevention And Response Systems

Expert independent panel calls for urgent reform of pandemic prevention and response systems The Independent Panel for Pandemic Preparedness and Response is today calling on the global community to end the COVID-19 pandemic and adopt a series of bold and ... More>>


Focus On: UN SDGs

ILO Voices: A Future With Hope, Free From Bonded Labour

By Padma Kumari Tamata Formerly in bonded labour, Padma Kumari Tamata is now a farmer, and grows and sells her own vegetables in the Kanchanpur district of Nepal. My name is Padma and I come from Vashi, a small hamlet in Nepal’s far-west Kanchanpur district. ... More>>

UN: Economic Recovery Under Threat Amid Surging COVID Cases And Lagging Vaccination In Poorer Countries

New York, 11 May — While the global growth outlook has improved, led by robust rebound in China and the United States, surging COVID-19 infections and inadequate vaccination progress in many countries threaten a broad-based recovery of the world ... More>>

Study: Cut Methane Emissions To Avert Global Temperature Rise

6 May 2021 Methane emissions caused by human activity can be reduced by up to 45 per cent this decade, thus helping to keep global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius in line with the Paris Agreement on climate change, according to a UN-backed ... More>>