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Security Chaos and Proliferation of Weapons

Attacks on Public Institutions and Officials

Field Update

22 November 2006

 

Member of the Fatah Revolutionary Council Shot in Gaza City

On Tuesday evening, ’21 November 2006, ‘Abdul ‘Aziz ‘Ali Shaheen (Abu ‘Ali), a member of the Revolutionary Council of Fatah movement, was wounded, when unknown persons fired at him in Gaza City.

According to investigations conducted by PCHR, at approximately 21:00 on Tuesday, 21 November 2006, a number of gunmen traveling in a civilian car (a white Mercedes) without a registration plate, fired at ‘Abdul ‘Aziz ‘Ali Shaheen, 66, when he was near his house in al-Remal neighborhood in Gaza City. He was wounded by a live bullet to the left thigh. He was evacuated top Shifa Hospital.

PCHR is concerned over such attacks, which threaten the lives of Palestinian civilians and constitute a continuation of the state of security chaos in the Occupied Palestinian Territory. PCHR calls upon the Palestinian National Authority, represented by the Attorney-General, to investigate such attacks, and bring their perpetrators to justice.

 

 

 

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