Albanese demands explanation why Australia voted against Gaza inquiry | Australia news

Anthony Albanese has asked the government to explain why Australia voted against a UN human rights council push to hold an independent investigation into the killings of Palestinian protesters in Gaza. The council voted on Friday night to establish an investigation into the Gaza killings, which left at least 60 …

Australia and US oppose UN move for independent inquiry into Gaza violence | World news

Australia has aligned with the United States as one of only two countries to vote against an independent investigation into the recent killing of 60 Palestinians in Gaza. The United Nations human rights council held a special meeting on Friday night to discuss the ‚Äúdeteriorating human rights situation in the …

Tear Gas Fired From Drone During Gaza Protests

An unmanned aerial vehicle was seen firing tear gas canisters on Monday, May 14, near al-Awla camp in east Gaza, as reports emerged that Israel Defense Forces were using the technology to disperse Palestinians at large protests near the border. As many as 50 people were killed and more than …

Israeli forces kill 16 in Gaza protests as anger mounts over US embassy move to Jerusalem

Israeli forces kill 16 in Gaza protests as anger mounts over US embassy move to Jerusalem

Posted May 14, 2018 22:02:24 Photo: Palestinian demonstrators run for cover at the Israel-Gaza border. (Reuters: Ibraheem Abu Mustafa) Related Story: Friendly embrace or deliberate insult? Trump’s embassy opening does both Related Story: Israel kicks off US embassy celebrations with party attended by Ivanka Trump Israeli troops have killed at …

Israel says the bloodshed of ongoing Palestinian protests in Gaza is a Hamas ‘narrative’

Israel says the bloodshed of ongoing Palestinian protests in Gaza is a Hamas ‘narrative’

Updated May 11, 2018 05:17:45 Photo: Amed Abead was shot twice during protests last month. (ABC news: Norman Hermant) Like so many young Palestinians in Gaza, on April 20, Amed Abead headed to a protest camp on the border with Israel. Key points: Around 45 Palestinians have been killed in …

Natalie Portman, Netanyahu, and Gaza: Israelis bristle at criticism from ‘one of their own’

Natalie Portman, Netanyahu, and Gaza: Israelis bristle at criticism from ‘one of their own’

Posted April 28, 2018 06:46:42 Photo: Natalie Portman says she will not go to the Genesis Prize award ceremony in June. (AP: Jordan Strauss) On Friday, for the fifth week in row, Israeli soldiers and Palestinian protesters once again clashed along the border with Gaza. Key points: Natalie Portman was …

Funeral Held For Journalist Shot During Protest at Gaza Border

The body of Yasser Murtaja, a Palestinian journalist who was fatally shot during protests at the Israeli border on Friday, was carried through the streets of Gaza City on Saturday, April 7, for his funeral. Ashraf Abu Amra, a freelance journalist who spoke to Reuters, said that he and Murtaja …

Israeli troops kill seven and wound 200 Palestinians as Gaza border protests resume: medics

Israeli troops kill seven and wound 200 Palestinians as Gaza border protests resume: medics

Updated April 07, 2018 06:46:41 Photo: Israel’s shooting of demonstrators has drawn international criticism. (Reuters: Amir Cohen) Israeli troops have shot dead seven Palestinian protesters and wounded at least 200 along the Israel-Gaza border, Palestinian medical officials say, raising the death toll to 27 in the week-long disturbances. Key points: …