This document presents a testimony of a mass deportation of 110 Palestinians, who were taken from the Gaza Strip and left to fend for themselves in the Sinai Peninsula, as well as a punitive house demolition operation in the Gaza Strip, shortly after its occupation in June 1967. This testimony is contained in a memorandum written by Ministry of Foreign Affairs officials, Yaakov Avnon and Avner Arazi, regarding details they heard from the military governor of the Gaza Strip, Lieut. Col. Haim Gaon. The discussion took place the day after the events described in the memorandum, just a few days after the Six Day War ended.

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June 15th, 1967


Visit to the office of the military governor of the Gaza Strip