Wednesday, September 4, 2002

The IDF transfers Intisar and Kifal Ajuri to Gaza (see 9/3), giving them each around $215, a change of clothes, a bottle of water and leaving them in a field, in a dangerous area nr. Netzarim settlement. The IDF fires on residential areas, bulldozes 2 dunams of agricultural land in Dayr al-Balah; conducts arrest raids in al-Yamun; fires on Palestinian residential areas of Hebron. (HA, LAW, PCHR 9/4; WP, WT 9/5; MEI 9/13)

As a counterbalance to its "Victims of Terror" Web site honoring Israelis killed in Palestinian attacks, CNN launches a "Palestinian Fatalities" site with 10 pictures of Palestinian civilians killed since 8/29; all but 1 photo shows burial ceremonies, mass demonstrations, crowds around destroyed buildings or cars, whereas the "Victims of Terror" site has 100s of portraits of each Israeli. (PMWATCH press release 9/4)