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UNITED
NATIONS

Distr.
GENERAL
E/CN.4/1995/147
15 February 1995

Original: ENGLISH

COMMISSION ON HUMAN RIGHTS
Fifty-first session
Agenda item 11 (a)




FURTHER PROMOTION AND ENCOURAGEMENT OF HUMAN RIGHTS
AND FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS, INCLUDING THE QUESTION OF THE
PROGRAMME AND METHODS OF WORK OF THE COMMISSION


ALTERNATIVE APPROACHES AND WAYS AND MEANS WITHIN THE
UNITED NATIONS SYSTEM FOR IMPROVING THE EFFECTIVE
ENJOYMENT OF HUMAN RIGHTS AND FUNDAMENTAL FREEDOMS


Note verbale dated 13 February 1995 from the Permanent
Representative of Israel to the United Nations Office at Geneva
addressed to the Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights



The Permanent Representative of Israel to the United Nations Office at Geneva presents his compliments to the Assistant Secretary-General for Human Rights and, with reference to resolution 1994/50, entitled "Human rights and terrorism", has the honour to submit a list of terrorist acts committed against Israeli citizens by Hamas, Islamic Jihad and other Palestinian terrorist groups since the signing of the Oslo Declaration of Principles on 13 September 1993.

The Permanent Representative of Israel requests that this note and its enclosure be circulated as an official document of the fifty-first session of the Commission on Human Rights.


JANUARY 30, 1995

ATTACKS AGAINST ISRAELI CITIZENS
SINCE THE SIGNING OF THE DECLARATION OF PRINCIPLES

SINCE THE SIGNING OF THE DECLARATION OF PRINCIPLES BETWEEN ISRAEL AND
THE PLO ON SEPTEMBER 13, 1993, 112 ISRAELI CIVILIANS AND SOLDIERS HAVE BEEN KILLED IN TERRORIST ATTACKS, AS FOLLOWS:

- IN JUDEA, SAMARIA AND THE GAZA STRIP: 21 CIVILIANS AND 16 SOLDIERS;
- WITHIN THE GREEN LINE: 50 CIVILIANS AND 25 SOLDIERS.


CIVILIANS
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SEP 24 93 - YIGAL VAKNIN WAS STABBED TO DEATH IN AN ORCHARD NEAR THE TRAILER HOME WHERE HE LIVED NEAR THE VILLAGE OF BASRA. A SQUAD OF THE HAMAS, IZ A-DIN KASSAM CLAIMED RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ATTACK.

OCT 9 93 - DROR FORER AND ARAN BACHAR WERE MURDERED BY TERRORISTS IN WADI KELT IN THE JUDEAN DESERT. THE POPULAR FRONT AND THE ISLAMIC JIHAD 'AL-AQSA SQUADS' EACH PUBLICLY CLAIMED RESPONSIBILITY.

OCT 29 93 - CHAIM MIZRAHI, RESIDENT OF BEIT-EL, WAS KIDNAPPED BY THREE TERRORISTS FROM A POULTRY FARM NEAR RAMALLAH. HE WAS MURDERED AND HIS BODY BURNED. THREE FATAH MEMBERS WERE CONVICTED OF THE MURDER ON JULY 27, 1994.

NOV 7 93 - EFRAIM AYUBI OF KFAR DAROM, RABBI CHAIM DRUCKMAN'S PERSONAL DRIVER, WAS SHOT TO DEATH BY TERRORISTS NEAR HEBRON. HAMAS PUBLICLY CLAIMED RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE MURDER.

NOV 9 93 - SALMAN 'ID EL-HAWASHLA, AGED 38, AN ISRAELI BEDOUIN OF THE ABU REKAIK TRIBE, WHO WAS DRIVING A TRUCK WITH ISRAELI PLATES, WAS KILLED BY THREE ARMED MEN DRIVING A TRUCK HIJACKED FROM THE GAZA MUNICIPALITY, IN A DELIBERATE HEAD-ON COLLISION.

DEC 1 93 - SHALVA OZANA, AGE 23, AND YITZHAK WEINSTOCK, AGE 19, WERE SHOT TO DEATH BY TERRORISTS FROM A MOVING VEHICLE, WHILE PARKED ON THE SIDE OF THE ROAD TO RAMALLAH BECAUSE OF ENGINE TROUBLE. WEINSTOCK DIED OF HIS WOUNDS THE FOLLOWING MORNING. IZ A-DIN AL KASSAM CLAIMED RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ATTACK, STATING THAT IT WAS CARRIED OUT IN RETALIATION FOR THE KILLING BY ISRAELI FORCES OF IMAD AKEL, A WANTED HAMAS LEADER IN GAZA.

DEC 6 93 - MORDECHAI LAPID AND HIS SON SHALOM LAPID, AGE 19, WERE SHOT TO DEATH BY TERRORISTS NEAR HEBRON. HAMAS PUBLICLY CLAIMED RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ATTACK.

DEC 22 93 - ELIAHU LEVIN AND MEIR MENDELOVITCH WERE KILLED BY SHOTS FIRED AT THEIR CAR FROM A PASSING VEHICLE IN THE RAMALLAH AREA. HAMAS CLAIMED RESPONSIBILITY.

DEC 23 93 - ANATOLY KOLISNIKOV, AN ASHDOD RESIDENT EMPLOYED AS A RELIEF WATCHMAN AT A CONSTRUCTION SITE THERE, WAS STABBED TO DEATH WHILE ON DUTY.

DEC 31 93 - CHAIM WEIZMAN AND DAVID BIZI WERE FOUND MURDERED IN A RAMLE APARTMENT. ID CARDS OF TWO GAZA RESIDENTS WERE FOUND IN THE APARTMENT, TOGETHER WITH A LEAFLET OF THE POPULAR FRONT 'RED EAGLE' GROUP, CLAIMING RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE MURDER.

JAN 12 94 - MOSHE BECKER OF RISHON LE-ZION WAS STABBED TO DEATH BY THREE PALESTINIAN EMPLOYEES WHILE WORKING IN HIS ORCHARD. THE POPULAR FRONT CLAIMED RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE MURDER.

JAN 14 94 - GRIGORY IVANOV WAS STABBED TO DEATH BY A TERRORIST IN THE INDUSTRIAL ZONE AT THE EREZ JUNCTION, NEAR THE GAZA STRIP. HAMAS CLAIMED RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ATTACK.

FEB 9 94 - ILAN SUDRI, A TAXI DRIVER, WAS KIDNAPPED AND MURDERED WHILE RETURNING HOME FROM WORK. THE ISLAMIC JIHAD SHEKAKO GROUP SENT A MESSAGE TO THE NEWS AGENCIES CLAIMING RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE MURDER.

FEB 10 94 - NAFTALI SAHAR, A CITRUS GROWER, WAS MURDERED BY BLOWS TO HIS HEAD. HIS BODY WAS FOUND IN HIS ORCHARD NEAR KIBBUTZ NA'AN.

FEB 17 94 - YUVAL GOLAN, STABBED ON DECEMBER 29, 1993 BY A TERRORIST NEAR ADARIM IN THE HEBRON AREA, DIED OF HIS WOUNDS.

FEB 19 94 - ZIPORA SASSON, RESIDENT OF ARIEL AND FIVE MONTHS PREGNANT, WAS KILLED ON THE TRANS-SAMARIA HIGHWAY IN AN AMBUSH BY SHOTS FIRED AT HER CAR. THE TERRORISTS WERE MEMBERS OF HAMAS.

FEB 25 94 - SAM EISENSTADT, AGE 80, WAS ASSAULTED WITH AN AXE IN THE CENTER OF KFAR SABA. HE DIED OF HIS WOUNDS SHORTLY AFTERWARDS.

MAR 23 94 - VICTOR LASHCHIVER, EMPLOYED AS A GUARD AT THE INCOME TAX OFFICES IN EAST JERUSALEM, WAS SHOT AND KILLED NEAR DAMASCUS GATE ON HIS WAY TO WORK. THE POPULAR FRONT CLAIMED RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ATTACK.

MAR 29 94 - YITZHAK ROTHENBERG, AGE 70 OF PETAH TIKVA, WAS ATTACKED ON A CONSTRUCTION SITE BY TWO RESIDENTS OF KHAN YUNIS BY AXE BLOWS TO THE HEAD. HE DIED SEVERAL DAYS LATER OF HIS WOUNDS. THE MURDERERS, APPREHENDED THE NEXT DAY, STATED THAT THEY CARRIED OUT THE ATTACK IN ORDER TO CLEAR THEMSELVES OF SUSPECTED COLLABORATION WITH THE ISRAELI AUTHORITIES.

MAR 31 94 - YOSEF ZANDANI, AGE 28 OF BNEI AYISH, NEAR GEDERA, WAS FOUND MURDERED IN HIS APARTMENT. NEAR THE BODY WAS A LEAFLET OF THE DFLP "RED STAR", EXPLAINING THAT THE MURDER WAS CARRIED OUT IN REVENGE FOR THE SHOOTING OF ONE OF ITS MEMBERS BY AN ISRAELI CITIZEN. THE ISRAELI ACTED IN SELF-DEFENSE.

APR 6 94 - ASHER ATTIA, 48 OF AFULA, BUS DRIVER; VERED MORDECHAI, 13 OF AFULA; MAYA ELHARAR, 17 OF AFULA; ILANA SCHREIBER, 45, A TEACHER FROM KIBBUTZ NIR DAVID; MEIRAV BEN-MOSHE, 16 OF AFULA; AYALA VAHABA, 40, A TEACHER FROM AFULA; AND FADIYA SHALABI, 25 OF IKSAL WERE KILLED IN A CAR BOMB ATTACK ON A BUS IN THE CENTER OF AFULA. HAMAS CLAIMED RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ATTACK. AHUVA COHEN ONALLA, 37, WOUNDED IN THE ATTACK, DIED OF HER WOUNDS ON APRIL 25.

APR 7 94 - YISHAI GADASSI, AGE 32, OF KVUTZAT YAVNE, WAS SHOT AND KILLED AT A HITCHHIKING POST AT THE ASHDOD JUNCTION BY A MEMBER OF HAMAS. THE TERRORIST WAS KILLED BY BYSTANDERS AT THE SCENE.

APR 13 94 - RAHAMIM MAZGAUKER, 34, OF HADERA; DAVID MOYAL, 26 OF RAMAT GAN, AN EGGED MECHANIC; DAGA PERDA, 44, WHO IMMIGRATED FROM ETHIOPIA IN 1991; AND BILHA BUTIN, 49, OF HADERA, WERE KILLED IN A SUICIDE BOMBING ATTACK ON A BUS IN THE CENTRAL BUS STATION OF HADERA. HAMAS CLAIMED RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ATTACK.

MAY 17 94 - RAFAEL YAIRI (KLUMFENBERT), 36, OF KIRYAT ARBA, AND MARGALIT RUTH SHOHAT, 48, OF MA'ALE LEVONA, WERE KILLED WHEN THEIR CAR WAS FIRED UPON BY TERRORISTS IN A PASSING CAR NEAR BEIT HAGGAI, SOUTH OF LEBANON.

JUL 7 94 - SARIT PRIGAL, 17, WAS SHOT TO DEATH WHEN TERRORISTS OPENED FIRE FROM A PASSING CAR NEAR THE ENTRANCE TO KIRYAT ARBA.

AUG 2 94 - YORAM SAKURI, 30, OF KIRYAT NETAFIM IN SAMARIA, DIED OF STAB WOUNDS SUFFERED WHEN A TERRORIST BROKE INTO HIS HOME ON JULY 1ST.

AUG 14 94 - RON SOVAL, 18, OF LEHAVIM, NORTH OF BEERSHEBA, WAS SHOT TO DEATH IN AN AMBUSH NEAR KISSUFIM JUNCTION IN THE GAZA STRIP. HAMAS CLAIMED RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ATTACK.

AUG 26 94 - SCHLOMO KAPACH, 22, OF HOLON AND GIL REVAH, 21, OF BAT YAM, ELEVATOR TECHNICIANS, WERE MURDERED AT A RAMLE BUILDING SITE. ISRAEL HAS REQUESTED THE EXTRADITION OF THE SUSPECTED KILLERS FROM THE PALESTINIAN AUTHORITY.

OCT 9 94 - MA'AYAN LEVY, AN, AN OFF-DUTY SOLDIER FROM MOSHAV BEIT ZAYIT AND SAMIR MUGRABI, 35, FROM KAFR AKAB, IN NORTH JERUSALEM, WERE KILLED IN A TERRORIST ATTACK IN THE NAHALAT SHIVA SECTION OF DOWNTOWN JERUSALEM. HAMAS CLAIMED RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ATTACK.

OCT 19 94 - IN A SUICIDE BOMBING ATTACK ON THE NOV. 5 BUS ON DIZENGOFF STREET IN TEL-AVIV, 21 ISRAELIS AND ONE DUTCH NATIONAL WERE KILLED: HAVIV TISHBI, 54, OF TEL-AVIV; MOSHE GARDINGER, 83, OF TEL-AVIV; PNINA RAPAPORT, 74, OF TEL-AVIV; GALIT ROSEN, 23, OF HOLON; ZIPPORA ARIEL, 64, OF TEL-AVIV; DAVID LIDA, 74, OF TEL-AVIV; PUAH YEDGAR, 56, OF GIVATAYIM; DALIA ASHKENAZI, 62, OF TEL-AVIV; ESTHER SHARON, 21 OF LOD; OFRA BEN-NAIM, 33 OF LOD; TAMAR KARLIBACH-SAPIR, 24, OF MOSHAV ZAFARIA; SHIRA MEROZ-KOT, 20, OF KIBBUTZ BEIT HASHITA; MIRIAM ADAF, 54, OF SDEROT; ANAT ROSEN, 21, OF RA'ANANA; SALAH OVADIA, 52, OF HOLON; ELIAHU WASSERMAN, 66, OF BAT YAM; ALEXANDRA SAPIRSTEIN, 55, OF HOLON; DR. PIERRE ATLAS, 56, OF KIRYAT ONO; ELLA VOLKOV, 21 OF SAFED; AYELET LANGER-ALKOBI, 26, OF KIBBUTZ YIRON; KOCHAVA BITON, 59, OF TEL-AVIV; RINIER YUREST, 23, OF THE NETHERLANDS.

NOV 27 94 - RABBI AMIRAM OLAMI, 34, OF OTNIEL WAS KILLED NEAR BEIT HAGAI 10 KMS SOUTH OF HEBRON BY SHOTS FIRED FROM A PASSING CAR.

JAN 6 95 - OFRA FELIX, 20, OF BEIT EL, A UNIVERSITY STUDENT, WAS KILLED WHEN TERRORISTS OPENED FIRE ON HER CAR NORTH OF BEIT EL.

JAN 22 95 - TWO CONSECUTIVE BOMBS EXPLODED AT THE BEIT LID JUNCTION NEAR NETANYA, KILLING 18 SOLDIERS AND ONE CIVILIAN, SHABTAI MAHPUD, 34, OF MOSHAV TNUVOT. THE ISLAMIC JIHAD CLAIMED RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ATTACK.


SOLDIERS AND SECURITY PERSONNEL
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OCT 24 93 - TWO IDF SOLDIERS, STAFF SGT. (RES.) EHUD ROT, AGE 35, AND SGT. ILAN LEVI, AGE 23, WERE KILLED BY A HAMAS IZ A-DIN AL KASSAM SQUAD. THE TWO ENTERED A SUBARU WITH ISRAELI LICENSE PLATES OUTSIDE A JEWISH SETTLEMENT IN THE GAZA STRIP, WHOSE PASSENGERS WERE APPARENTLY TERRORISTS DISGUISED AS ISRAELIS. FOLLOWING A BRIEF STRUGGLE, THE SOLDIERS WERE SHOT AT CLOSE RANGE AND KILLED. HAMAS PUBLICLY CLAIMED RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ATTACK.

NOV 17 93 - SGT. 1ST CL. CHAIM DARINA, AGE 37, WAS STABBED BY A GAZAN TERRORIST WHILE SEATED AT THE CAFETERIA AT THE NAHAL OZ ROAD BLOCK AT THE ENTRANCE TO THE GAZA STRIP. THE PERPETRATOR WAS APPREHENDED. THE ISLAMIC JIHAD CLAIMED RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE MURDER.

DEC 5 93 - DAVID MASHRATI, A RESERVE SOLDIER, WAS SHOT AND KILLED BY A TERRORIST ATTEMPTING TO BOARD A BUS ON ROUTE 641 AT THE HOLON JUNCTION. THE ISLAMIC JIHAD SHEKAKI GROUP CLAIMED RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ATTACK.

DEC 24 93 - LIEUT. COL. MEIR MINTZ, COMMANDER OF THE IDF SPECIAL FORCES IN THE GAZA AREA, WAS SHOT AND KILLED BY TERRORISTS IN AN AMBUSH ON HIS JEEP AT THE T-JUNCTION IN GAZA. THE HAMAS IZ A-DIN AL KASSAM SQUADS PUBLICLY CLAIMED RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ATTACK.

FEB 13 94 - NOAM COHEN, AGE 28, MEMBER OF THE GENERAL SECURITY SERVICE, WAS SHOT AND KILLED IN AN AMBUSH ON HIS CAR. TWO OF HIS COLLEAGUES WHO WERE ALSO IN THE VEHICLE SUFFERED MODERATE INJURIES. HAMAS CLAIMED RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ATTACK.

APR 13 94 - SGT. ARI PERLMUTTER, 19 OF IR OVOT IN THE ARAVA WAS KILLED IN A SUICIDE BOMBING ATTACK ON A BUS IN THE CENTRAL BUS STATION OF HADERA. HAMAS CLAIMED RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ATTACK.

APR 21 94 - THE BODY OF OFFICER CADET SHAHAR SIMANI, 20, OF ASHKELON, WAS FOUND STABBED TO DEATH NEAR THE ROADSIDE AT THE VILLAGE OF BEIT HANINA, NORTH OF JERUSALEM. HE HAD BEEN KIDNAPPED WHILE HITCHHIKING IN THE SOUTH.

MAY 20 94 - STAFF SGT. MOSHE BUKRA, 30, AND CPL. EREZ BEN-BARUCH, 24, WERE SHOT DEAD BY HAMAS TERRORISTS AT A ROADBLOCK ONE KILOMETER SOUTH OF THE EREZ CHECKPOINT IN THE GAZA STRIP.

JUL 7 94 - THE BODY OF ARYE FRANKENTHAL, 20, FROM MOSHAV GIMZO NEAR LOD, WHO HAD LEFT HIS BASE IN THE SOUTH THE PREVIOUS DAY, WAS FOUND STABBED AND SHOT NEAR THE ARAB VILLAGE OF KAFR AKAB, NEAR RAMALLAH.

JUL 19 94 - LT. GUY OVADIA, 23, OF KIBBUTZ YOTVATA, WAS FATALLY WOUNDED IN AN AMBUSH NEAR RAFIAH. HAMAS TOOK RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ATTACK, SAYING IT WAS "A RESPONSE TO THE MASSACRE AT THE EREZ CHECKPOINT".

JUL 25 94 - BORDER POLICEMAN SGT.-MAJ. JACQUES ATTIAS, 24, DIED OF HIS WOUNDS AFTER BEING SHOT BY PALESTINIAN POLICEMEN DURING THE RIOTS AT EREZ CHECKPOINT ON JULY 17.

SEP 4 94 - SGT. VICTOR SHICHMAN, 24, WAS KILLED AT THE MORAG JUNCTION IN THE SOUTHERN GAZA STRIP WHILE ON PATROL, FROM SHOTS FIRED FROM A VEHICLE BEARING PALESTINIAN LICENSE PLATES.

OCT 14 94 - CPL. NAHSHON WACHSMAN, 20, WHO HAD BEEN ABDUCTED BY HAMAS, WAS MURDERED BY HIS CAPTORS. CAPT. NIR PORAZ, 23, WAS KILLED IN THE COURSE OF THE UNSUCCESSFUL IDF RESCUE OPERATION TO OBTAIN HIS RELEASE.

NOV 11 94 - CAPT. YEHAZKEL SAPIR, 36, OF KFAR SAVA; LT. YOTAM RAHAT, 31, OF TEL-AVIV; AND CAPT. ELAD DROR, 24 OF KIBBUTZ NACHSON WERE KILLED AT THE NETZARIM JUNCTION IN THE GAZA STRIP WHEN A PALESTINIAN RIDING A BICYCLE DETONATED EXPLOSIVES STRAPPED TO HIS BODY. ISLAMIC JIHAD SAID IT CARRIED OUT THE ATTACK TO AVENGE THE CAR BOMB KILLING OF ISLAMIC JIHAD LEADER HANI ABED ON NOV. 2.

NOV 19 94 - SGT.-MAJ. GIL DADON, 26, OF BAT YAM, WAS KILLED AT THE ARMY POST AT NETZARIM JUNCTION BY SHOTS FIRED FROM A PASSING CAR. HAMAS CLAIMED RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ATTACK.

NOV 30 94 - SGT. LIAT GABAI, 19, OF AFULA, WAS AXED TO DEATH IN THE CENTER OF AFULA.

JAN 22 95 - TWO CONSECUTIVE BOMBS EXPLODED AT THE BEIT LID JUNCTION NEAR NETANYA, KILLING 18 SOLDIERS AND ONE CIVILIAN. THE ISLAMIC JIHAD CLAIMED RESPONSIBILITY FOR THE ATTACK. THE SOLDIERS KILLED WERE: LT. DAVID BEN-ZINO, 20, OF ASHDOD; LT. ADI ROSEN, 20, OF MOSHAV BITZARON; LT. YUVAL TUVYA, 22, OF JERUSALEM; SGT.-MAJ. ANAN KADUR, 24, OF DALIAT AL-CARMEL; STAFF-SGT. DAMIAN ROSOVSKI, 20, OF KADIMA; STAFF-SGT. YEHIEL SHARVIT, 21, OF HAIFA; STAFF-SGT. YARON BLUM, 20, OF JERUSALEM; SGT. MAYA KOPSTEIN, 19, OF JERUSALEM; SGT. DANIEL TZIKUASHVILI, 19, OF JERUSALEM; SGT. AVI SALTO, 19, OF RISHON LEZION; SGT. RAFAEL MIZRAHI, 19, OF RISHON LEZION; SGT. RAFAEL MIZRAHI, 19, OF RAMAT GAN; SGT. ERAN GUETA, 20, OF ASHKELON; CPL. SOLI MIZRAHI, 18, OF RAMAT GAN; CPL. DAVID HASSON, 18, OF ASHKELON; CPL. AMIR HIRSCHENSON, 18, OF JERUSALEM; CPL. GILAD GAON, 18, OF HERZLIYA; CPL. ILIE DAGAN, 18, OF KOCHAV YAIR; CPL. EITAN PERETZ, 18, OF NAHARIYA; LT. EYAL LEVY, 20, OF ASHDOD, AND CPL. YANIV WEISER, 18, OF GIVATAYIM, WHO WERE SERIOUSLY WOUNDED IN THE ATTACKS, LATER DIED OF THEIR WOUNDS.







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