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By: Jon Donnison

March 24, 2011

In a smoke-filled and cardamom coffee-infused cafe in Gaza City all the talk is of this week’s violence.

“Why is Palestinian blood cheaper than Israeli blood?” asks Wael Abu Awema, a 40-year-old father of five.

There have been Israeli attacks on Gaza every day this week. At least 10 Palestinians have been killed, including at least four civilians, two of them children. More than 30 Palestinians have been injured. (more…)

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Source: Agence France-Presse (AFP)

Date: 21 Mar 2011

GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories — After a leap in cross-border violence over the weekend brought Israeli air strikes, threats to kill Hamas leaders and calls for a fresh invasion of Gaza, Palestinian militants on Monday offered to halt attacks if Israel did the same. (more…)

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Source: United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)
Excerpts from OPT Weekly Protection of Civilians Report: 10-23 November 2010
Date: 23 Nov 2010

Gaza Strip

During the reporting period, Israeli forces killed two Palestinians and injured ten others in incidents involving air strikes and access restrictions to land near the fence dividing Israel and the Gaza Strip.
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Source: United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA)
Date: 09 Nov 2010

West Bank

Israeli forces injured 23 Palestinians, the large majority of them in clashes in East Jerusalem. Since the beginning of 2010, Israeli forces have injured 1,051 Palestinians, up nearly 40 percent from the equivalent period in 2009 (755 injuries). Around half of 2010 injuries took place during confrontations in East Jerusalem. Two members of Israeli forces were also injured this week.
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24 Sep 2010 23:28:55 GMT
Source: Reuters

GAZA, Sept 24 (Reuters) – The Israeli navy killed a Palestinian fisherman when it fired on his boat off Gaza, the territory’s Hamas administration said.

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12 September 2010
Source: BBC News

At least three Palestinians have been killed by shell fire near the border between Israel and the Gaza Strip, reports say.

Medical staff and witnesses said Israel had fired shells across the border near the town of Beit Hanoun in Gaza.

One report said the two of those killed were a 91-year-old man and his 33-year-old grandson.
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ADAYSSEH, Lebanon — Lebanese and Israeli soldiers exchanged rocket and gunfire on Tuesday along the tense border between the two countries leaving two people injured on the Lebanese side, Lebanese army and security officials told AFP. (more…)

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