March Of Return
Clashes erupted between outraged Palestinian protesters and Israeli soldiers on Friday afternoon along the Gaza Strip borders in the weekly anti-Israel protests, which is better known as the Great March of return and breaking the siege.
Palestinian Health Ministry in Gaza reported that 37 Palestinian demonstrators were injured by Israeli soldiers’ gunfire including five paramedics and four journalist besides targeting an ambulance belonging to the Palestinian Red Crescent during the 55th Friday of the Great March of return and breaking the siege protests which took place earlier today along the coastal enclave’s borders.
It is noteworthy that The Highest National Commission of the Great March had called upon the populations to vehemently participate the protests of the Great March of return and breaking the siege which was and still taking place along the Gaza Strip borders.
The Commission pointed out that the continuation of the marches comes to protect the right of the Palestinians to return despite all the suffering caused by the Israeli occupation, in addition to lifting the siege which has been imposed on the Gaza Strip by the Israeli occupation since mid-2007. Adding “Palestinians must live in a dignity without obstacles.”
Ashraf al-Qedra, health ministry spokesman in Gaza reported that since the start of the Great March of return and breaking the siege protests, more than 500 Palestinians were killed and at least 30,000 were injured by Israeli soldiers’ gunfire including women, children, paramedics and journalists.
Written By: Tariq Rami al-Sharif