Reporters Without Borders slams Israel for deliberate shooting of journalists in Gaza
09 April, 2018, 00:51 | Author: Sheila Harris
These were the lines of Yaser Murtaja, a photojournalist, a few days before he was killed. The health ministry also announced on Saturday the death of another man, bringing the number of those killed during Friday's protests to nine.
The Israeli military said that "three suspects crossed into Israel in the northern Gaza border area and returned to Gaza".
Murtaja was covering a mass demonstration along the Gaza border, and was shot despite wearing a blue flak jacket with the words "PRESS", clearly indicating that he was a journalist and not a protestor.
"We stand in solidarity with the Israelis who have taken to the streets this last week to protest their government's actions", he said.
"The Israeli authorities have told have notified us they will prevent the entry of four truckloads of rubber tires to Gaza traders tomorrow through the crossing", Gaza border official Raed Fattouh said.
The demonstrations turned violent after Israeli forces used tear gas and live fire against crowds of protesters.
Observers sought an worldwide investigation into the war crimes and said that the use of lethal force by the Israeli Defence Forces (IDF) against unarmed civilians and those protected under global law is a clear violation of the Fourth Geneva Convention.
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Despite worldwide criticism of Israel's violent repression of unarmed protesters, the country's Defence Minister warned the protesters and said it would not change its open fire policy.
In February, a bomb planted near the border fence detonated under an Israeli patrol vehicle, prompting a large-scale Israeli aerial attack on Hamas targets in Gaza.
Police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld says the Palestinian was armed with a long screwdriver and was trying to stab the Israeli near the settlement of Mishor Adumim when another Israeli civilian drew a gun and shot the would-be attacker. "And that if there is unjustified and unlawful recourse to firearms, resulting in death, that may amount to a willful killing", Elizabeth Throssell said in Geneva.
Meanwhile, Kuwait called on the UN Security Council, to back an independent inquiry on the killing of unarmed protesters last week. Last week, a similar resolution sponsored by Kuwait was vetoed by the U.S. "All concerned need to enable the quick delivery of medical equipment to those who need it, and allow medical deferrals to hospitals outside Gaza for humanitarian reasons", it added.
"Journalists reported being targeted by both live fire and tear gas up to 500 meters from the Gaza-Israel border [sic] fence", the watchdog group stated.
Palestine solidarity and anti-Israeli protest rallies were also waged in major Canadian city of Vancouver, where hundreds of protesters marched for hours across the city center, waving signs and shouting slogans condemning Israeli atrocities against Palestinian protesters and calling for a free Palestine.
In central Gaza east of Deir al-Balah, two Palestinians died after they were shot in the head by soldiers: Ibrahim Ziyad Salameh al-Ar, 20, and Sudqi Talib Muhammad Abu Ateiweh, 45.
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