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Re: Demand to cease navy’s violent conduct against Gaza Strip fishermen and open immediate investigation into violent incidents in the fishing zone

17-05-2020 09:20

To
Mr. Sharon Afek
Military Advocate General
By Fax: 03-5694526

Dear Sirs,

To
Adv. Avichai Mandelblit Attorney General
By Fax: 02-6467001

May 17, 2020

 

 

Re: Demand to cease navy’s violent conduct against Gaza Strip fishermen and open immediate investigation into violent incidents in the fishing zone

 

We hereby write to you with an urgent request to order the cessation of the navy’s violent conduct towards Gaza Strip fishermen and open an investigation into the incidents, which have reportedly increased amid the spread of coronavirus and during peak fishing season. Use of force by the navy at this time prevents fishermen from freely engaging in their livelihoods, puts their lives at risk, and causes irreversible damage to their boats and equipment, as detailed below...Read document

 

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