Gaza: Protesters Highlight Workers' Plight as Israeli Troops Injure Over 300
06 May, 2018, 05:04 | Author: Genevieve Gibbs
"Some tell us we can't do what men do, some are afraid we will get hurt and others encourage us", Aya Abeid, 18, told Reuters.
More than 1000 Palestinians were wounded, some of them critical from live gunfire, in another Friday of protests at the Gaza border with Israel as part of the Great Return March, reported the three Palestinian Arabic dailies in their Saturday issue.
Speaking to +972 Magazine before the first day of protest last month, one of the "Great Return March" organizers, Hasan al-Kurd, explained that the plan was to set up camps between between 700-1000 meters from Israel's border fence, outside the Israeli army's unilaterally imposed buffer zone.
The past few weeks have seen tensions rise between Hamas-ruled Gaza and Israel.
The statement also went on to accuse some Friday's protesters who were wounded as having faked their injuries, meant to "disguise Hamas' severe terror activities, including the hurling of explosive devices, grenades, attempted infiltrations into Israeli territory and the burning of Israeli lands".
"The escalating violence in Gaza has exacerbated the suffering of children whose lives have already been unbearably hard for several years", Geert Cappelaere, the Regional Director for the Middle East and North Africa at UNICEF, said in a statement Friday.
A Palestinian rioter on the Israel-Gaza Strip border, May 4, 2018.
Earlier, the United Nations high commissioner for human rights urged Israel to refrain from using excessive force against Palestinians. "We will make sure the protest doesn't escalate to violence - at least from our end".
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An added focus this year is President Donald Trump's decision to begin moving the US Embassy to Jerusalem on May 14, the 70th anniversary of Israel's founding. Several people also approached the border fence in an attempt to damage it and turned back when troops opened fire in their direction.
This recent clash is one of the biggest clashes that occurred between Israeli soldiers and Palestinian protesters as the march entered sixth successive week.
Trump's moves angered Palestinian leaders, who have refused to talk to his administration, accusing it of pro-Israel bias.
"We do believe the Israelis have a right to defend themselves", he said. Hundreds of thousands of Palestinians fled or were displaced in the 1948 war over Israel's creation.
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