- PressTV Published on Jun 3, 2018
UN officials have condemned the Israeli killing of a Palestinian medic while she was attending to an injured protester in Gaza. UN local humanitarian coordinator Jamie McGoldrick said the killing of a clearly identified medical staffer during a demonstration is QUOTE particularly reprehensible. The U-N Middle East Envoy Nickolay Mladenov also reacted, warning Israel that medical workers are not a target. Meanwhile, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif condemned the killing as shameful. Zarif said it is QUOTE shame upon shame that, on the same day, Israel’s U-S patrons vetoed a resolution condemning the regime’s use of deadly force against unarmed protesters.
- Israel Has Shot 29 Medics at Gaza Border, Killing 2
by Kate, http://mondoweiss.net/
Palestinian dies from serious wounds suffered in Gaza
IMEMC 30 May — A seriously wounded Palestinian man who was shot by Israeli army fire several days earlier died Wednesday at a hospital in occupied Jerusalem. The Palestinian Health Ministry said the young man, identified as Naji Maisara Abdullah Ghneim, 23, was shot by an Israeli soldier stationed across the border fence, east of Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. It added that the young man was moved to a hospital in Gaza, and then to another hospital in Jerusalem, due to the seriousness of his condition, but succumbed to his wounds. Naji was from Rafah, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip.
Updated: Army kills a medic, injures 100 Palestinians, including 40 with live fire, in Gaza
[includes video about Razan] IMEMC 2 June — The Palestinian Health Ministry has reported that Israeli soldiers killed, Friday, a young Palestinian woman, a volunteer medic identified as Razan Ashraf Najjar, 22, and injured 100 Palestinians, including 40 with live fire … Dr. Ashraf al-Qedra, the spokesperson of the Health Ministry in Gaza, stated that the Razan was killed by live Israeli army fire after the soldiers targeted five medics providing treatment to wounded Palestinians in the “Return Camp,” east of Khan Younis, in the southern part of the Gaza Strip. He added that the soldiers also injured more than 100 Palestinians, including 40 with live fire, while the rest suffered various cuts and bruises, in addition to the effects of teargas inhalation. Razan, who was wearing a clearly marked medic vest, was at least 100 meters away from the eastern border fence when she was shot while providing aid to wounded Palestinians and attempting to evacuate them to the field clinic. Prior to her injury, Razan, managed to render aid to many wounded Palestinians, including an elderly man who suffered the effects of teargas inhalation. Razan was killed when an Israeli sniper shot her in the back, and the bullet went through her heart.