Palestine. Report: “Israel” Kills Dozens of Technicians in Gaza

Middle East Brief, March 17, 2024.

The Israeli army has targeted dozens of IT professionals and their facilities in its attacks in Gaza, Euro-Med has condemned.

The Geneva-based Euro-Mediterranean Human Rights Watch (Euro-Med) has compiled a list of technologists, including those specializing in programming and artificial intelligence, who have been directly killed by Israeli strikes.

Since the beginning of the large-scale attack on Gaza on October 7, the Israeli army has killed hundreds of people with knowledge and experience in the besieged area, especially those skilled in information technology, programming and computer engineering and other elites. In the local community, doctors, educators and others.

According to Euro-Med, Haitham Mohammed al-Nabahin, a prominent software engineer, was killed along with his wife in an Israeli attack on the Burei refugee camp in central Gaza on March 14.

The organization's list includes Tarek Thabet, project director of the “Yukas” technical archive affiliated with Gaza University College, who was killed along with his wife, children, parents and several other family members after the Israeli army stormed his home.

Among those killed by the Israeli regime was software engineer Bara Abdullah al-Sakha, founder of the company (DITS), and a group of other young programmers.

Euro-Med further noted that the Israeli regime is trying to prevent the development of Palestinian society in Gaza, undermine its scientific, educational and economic institutions, and attack and kill Palestinian talent and elites, including doctors and academics.

The crimes committed by the Israeli regime, the group warns, “are aimed at depriving important sectors of Palestinian society of specialized and distinguished personnel who will be difficult to replace in the short term, and create a state of panic and coercion among the remaining talents. Push them to migrate.”

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Israel launched the war in Gaza on October 7 after the Palestinian Islamic Resistance Movement (Hamas) launched a surprise Operation Al-Aqsa Storm against the occupying entity in response to decades of bloody and devastating campaigning against the Israeli regime. Palestinians.

Since the beginning of the offensive, the Tel Aviv regime has killed at least 31,645 Palestinians and injured more than 73,676. The Tel Aviv regime has imposed a “total blockade” on the region, further cutting off fuel, electricity, food and water. More than two million Palestinians live in the area.

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