U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and the European Union's top diplomat, Federica Mogherini, have called for an independent investigation into Friday's bloodshed.
On Friday, the USA blocked a UN Security Council statement that reaffirmed "the right to peaceful protest" and called for an "independent and transparent investigation" into the Israeli violence. In response to Hamas rule, Israel and Egypt enforced a crippling blockade of Gaza's borders. Amateur video has emerged showing one Palestinian being fatally shot from behind while carrying a tyre as he ran away from the border area.
Israel's defense minister rejected calls for an inquiry into the killing of 15 Palestinians by the military during a Palestinian demonstration that turned violent on Friday at the Gaza-Israel border.
"Whoever didn't get close to the fence was not shot", he said. It also accuses Hamas of trying to use protests as a cover for planting explosives and staging attacks. Palestinians said the IDF opened fire on protesters who did not pose a threat, while human rights groups questioned Israel's use of live fire.
In the case of the man with the tire, the army said the video told only part of the story, and said he was a Hamas militant who had been involved in violence just moments before he was shot. "On Friday we stopped at the border but next time we do not know where the border will be". Witnesses said stones were thrown at the soldiers. Local hospital records indicate Abu Shanab was shot in the leg.
He urged the parliaments of the Islamic and non-Islamic states in the world to defend the legitimate rights of the Palestinians and stop the provocative policies of the Zionists through adopting some appropriate mechanisms and condemning them.
"An army can use reasonable force to defend a border", said Omar Shakir of the global group Human Rights Watch.
Palestinian relatives of 29-year-old Fares al-Reqeb, who died Monday of his injuries, react while mourners carry his body out of the family house during his funeral in the town of Khan Younis, April 2.
At least 15 Gazans were martyred and hundreds injured when Israeli forces opened fire on the annual Palestinian commemoration of the deaths of six Arab Israeli citizens killed by Israeli forces in 1976, during demonstrations against government land confiscations in northern Israel.
"The Israeli army used unbridled violence, unleashing more than 100 snipers and firing live ammunition, tear gas and rubber-coated steel bullets against the protesters before the very eyes of the entire worldwide community", Ashrawi said in a statement on Saturday. Health Ministry ambulances also evacuated some of the wounded to hospitals.
Thousands of Kentucky teachers rally at Capitol
Apr 03, 2018 - 05:13
Changes to the Kentucky pension system were tacked onto a sewage bill at the last minute, which prevented any public feedback. The educators came to Frankfort from cities across the state. "Copies are limited in schools to maybe 30 a week".
Larry King: Second Amendment Was Created to 'Ward Off Slave Uprisings'
Apr 02, 2018 - 00:55
The protesters in last week's march told us with their words and placards that the current debate is ... about banning all guns. In grief and outrage over school shootings, the blame repeatedly gets placed on the firearms used.
SpaceX launches rocket carrying 10 communication satellites
Apr 02, 2018 - 00:55
The company attempted such a recovery during a February launch, but the fairing missed the net by "a few hundred meters". He further added that the target was anticipated, however, the milestone was achieved much before than predicted.
Romelu Lukaku joins 100-goal club in Manchester United win
Apr 02, 2018 - 00:54
According to the BBC , in the match played on Saturday, Romelu Lukaku and Alexis Sánchez scored goals for the Manchester United . Swansea City suffered a 2-0 loss at Manchester United as Jose Mourinho hailed his team's first-half performance as "perfect".
Russian Ambassador: US-Russia Relations in 'Bad Shape'
Apr 02, 2018 - 00:53
The next day, the Russian embassy tweeted its response, accusing Trudeau of using confrontational and unproductive rhetoric. The United States charges that the 60 Russians that it targeted are intelligence officers operating under diplomatic cover.
Zverev rolls into Miami final, will battle Isner
Apr 02, 2018 - 00:53
I am looking forward to it. "I put on about four kg". "Not many players can return his serves". Zverev eased past Pablo Carreno Busta 7-6 (4), 6-2 in his semi-final outing Saturday in Miami.
Tyronn Lue Rejoining The Cleveland Cavaliers
Apr 02, 2018 - 00:47
Cavaliers: It wouldn't be a Cavs game without an injury, as G George Hill hurt his left ankle in the third quarter. The only other Cavs player to score in double-figures was Rodney Hood , who notched 16 on the night.
Miami Open: Venus Williams knocked out by qualifier Danielle Collins
Apr 01, 2018 - 02:37
An issue with one of the big lighting standards delayed the men's quarterfinal match played before theirs. Ostapenko was just 14. "This feels like a home final for me", she said.
Astros Opening Series: Things to know about first pitch, anthem singers, giveaways
Apr 01, 2018 - 02:35
The Astros managed just five hits off five Texas pitchers, with reigning American League MVP Jose Altuve collecting two of those. Chirinos' drive with the bases loaded was caught at the wall in right field by Josh Reddick .
Adam Burniston's Forecast | Rain and possible snow for Easter weekend
Apr 01, 2018 - 02:21
Temperatures tomorrow are set to peak at 8C - but could feel as low as 1C at times - with a high of 10C expected on Monday . The cloud cover will disperse and the sky will become partly sunny with highs around the 60 degree mark.
I wanted to join LA Galaxy before Man Utd move - Ibrahimovic
Apr 01, 2018 - 02:13
The 36-year-old could make his debut against Los Angeles FC on Saturday and says he is "hungry" to play . I know what I can bring it, and I will bring it.
Cardinals, RHP Holland agree to 1-year deal
Apr 01, 2018 - 02:10
Greg Holland and the Cardinals agreed to a $14 million, one-year contract Thursday, according to a person familiar with the deal. Holland should slot in nicely as the team's closer, and he'll get the chance to reset his value for the winter.
Facebook to End Targeted Ads Built with Third-Party Data Mining
Mar 30, 2018 - 00:50
Additionally, the user can delete from their profiles using a tool from a web browser, the spokesperson added. This section will thus be where users can go on to delete private information or download their copy.
The APC Tenure Elongation Saga
Mar 30, 2018 - 00:49
That was the reason for Tuesday NEC meeting prefaced by a caucus meeting. As far as the party is concerned he is an ordinary member like others".
Question Hour: Should CBSE be held responsible for the paper leak?
Mar 30, 2018 - 00:48
The date will be announced "after taking into consideration the dates of other professional exams and logistics". Karwal had reportedly received a copy of the allegedly leaked class 10 mathematics paper .