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#GreatReturnMarch: 2 Palestinian deaths reported as protests enter 4th week (PHOTOS)

Two Palestinians have been killed near Gaza’s border, according to local medics and the Gaza Health Ministry. The reports come as protesters gather for a fourth week of ‘Great March of Return’ demonstrations. To date, at least 35 Palestinians have been killed and thousands wounded by Israeli gunfire. The six-week protest began on March 30 and is due to continue ...

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Israeli nationalists rage & burn Palestinian flag outside joint Memorial Day service (VIDEO)

Far-right Israelis have tried to prevent thousands of Jews and Arabs from jointly attending an alternative memorial service in honor of fallen victims on both sides of the protracted Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Around 8,000 Palestinians and Israelis assembled at Tel Aviv’s HaYarkon Park on Tuesday evening to take part in a joint alternative Memorial Day vigil to honor the fallen family ...

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Palestinian rapper films music video at Gaza border, dedicates it to friend killed by IDF (VIDEO)

A Palestinian rapper has released a music video that was filmed on the frontline of the ‘Great Return March’ at the Gaza border. He dedicated it to a journalist who was killed by an Israeli sniper while covering protests. Ibrahim Ghunaim, better known as MC Gaza, filmed the video at the site of the Great Return March, which has seen ...

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Israeli sniper shoots motionless Palestinian at Gaza border to sound of cheers (VIDEO)

Footage has emerged which appears to show an Israeli sniper shooting a Palestinian to the sound of cheers. The Israel Defense Forces (IDF) says it will investigate the incident. In the video, which the IDF believes was recorded several months ago, a man is heard asking “Do you have another bullet in the barrel?” and “Is it on him?” [embedded ...

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Funeral held for Palestinian journalist killed by IDF at #GreatReturnMarch

Hundreds gathered in Gaza City Saturday for the funeral of Palestinian journalist Yasser Murtaja, who was killed by Israeli fire at protests at the Gaza-Israel border on Friday. Murtaja died in the hospital after being shot by IDF fire whilst covering the second week of the Great Return March protests. His death brings the total number of casualties from Friday ...

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Six Palestinian journalists injured during Gaza protests – reports

Six local journalists have suffered injuries while covering the second week of the Palestinian protest in Gaza, media has reported, citing the Palestinian Journalists’ Syndicate. All of them were reportedly shot by Israeli forces. The local journalist’s union said that they were shot and injured by the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) despite wearing special clothes with markings that clearly identified ...

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‘Willful killing’: UN warns Israel not to shoot at Palestinian protestors

The use of live fire by the Israeli security forces against Palestinian protesters on the Gaza border may amount to willful killing and a grave breach of the Fourth Geneva Convention, the UN warns. UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Liz Throssell has condemned the “deplorable” killing of Palestinians during the Great Return March, and harshly warned Israel against further ...

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‘No fair trial’: Teen Palestinian activist Ahed Tamimi denied public hearing in Israel

An Israeli court has rejected an appeal for an open hearing by iconic Palestinian teen activist Ahed Tamimi, who was arrested for striking IDF soldiers. Her lawyer claims the decision will deprive her of a fair trial. “The Military Court of Appeals rejected the defense’s appeal and upheld the decision to hold Ahed Tamimi’s trial behind closed doors,” Gaby Lasky, ...

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IDF soldier who ‘executed’ wounded Palestinian attacker has sentence reduced for 2nd time

Elor Azaria, the IDF soldier who killed Palestinian Abdul Fatah al-Sharif, has had his sentence reduced for the second time. Footage of the soldier shooting the already wounded attacker in the head prompted international outrage. Azaria was convicted of manslaughter in January 2017 for shooting Sharif in the head at close range in March 2016. Graphic footage of the shooting ...

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IDF soldier who ‘executed’ wounded Palestinian attacker has sentence reduced for 2nd time

Elor Azaria, the IDF soldier who killed Palestinian Abdul Fatah al-Sharif, has had his sentence reduced for the second time. Footage of the soldier shooting the already wounded attacker in the head prompted international outrage. Azaria was convicted of manslaughter in January 2017 for shooting Sharif in the head at close range in March 2016. Graphic footage of the shooting ...

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