More than 1000 Palestinians have died in Gaza Strip under Israeli blockade

01 March, 2018, 12:06 | Author: Katrina Soto
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Other topics covered by the report, in relation to Israel's ongoing rights violations, included the lack of accountability, "more than three years" later, for "evidently unlawful attacks including war crimes" committed by the Israeli military in its 2014 assault on the Gaza Strip. Fishermen called an immediate two-day strike.

2017 "marked the 50th anniversary of Israel's occupation of the [occupied] Palestinian Territories" (OPT), Amnesty noted, "and the 10th anniversary of its illegal blockade of the Gaza Strip".

The Israeli navy has killed a Palestinian, firing on the boat he and two others were sailing in, Reuters reported.

The incident mirrors a similar one from May 2017, when a Palestinian fisherman was shot to death after his boat sailed off the fishing zone in the northern Gaza Strip. Boats that exceed this limit are often treated as potential arms-smuggling vessels by the Israeli forces and may come under fire.

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We should remain prayerful in this time and Insha Allah peace shall return to Borno, Yobe, Adamawa and all other parts of the country.

He warned that government workers who were employed after 2007 have only got around one and a half salary in the past five months.

The Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) has called for the dispatch of 3,000 policemen from the West Bank to the Gaza Strip, a senior PLO leader has told Anadolu Agency.

East Jerusalem has drawn world attention since U.S. President Donald Trump on December 6 officially recognized the holy city as the capital of Israel, triggering world outcry and protests across the Palestinian territories.

Israeli forces detained on Monday 19 Palestinians during pre-dawn raids across the West Bank including an injured minor, according to Palestinian Prisoner's Society (PPS). The IDF said that the troops "followed standard procedure and sent a search dog to locate people inside the establishment".

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