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US blocks UN statement calling for inquiry into Israeli actions during Gaza riots
“Any state whose borders people tried to crash would act in an even more severe way than we did, and therefore the procession of hypocrites calling for a committee of inquiry must understand that there will be no such thing,” said Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman.
Estimated 30,000 Palestinians engage in riots along Gaza border on ‘Land Day’
The protesters, hurling rocks and Molotov cocktails, descended on the fence that separates Gaza and Israel as part of the “March of Return” demonstrations organized by Hamas.
Jonathan S. Tobin
The ‘March of Return’ explains a lot
If the goal is two states, then why do the Palestinians keep talking about “return?”
Two Palestinians breach Gaza security fence in fourth incident in a week
The IDF nabbed the pair and took them in for questioning, even as Israel has ramped up security on the perimeter ahead of planned protests by Gazans on Friday.
March of Return
IDF posts videos urging Gazans not to storm border on Land Day
“Don’t you understand that terrorist elements are using you in a cynical manner? These events and activities do not and will not help, and they are pointless. Demand your rights from those who continue to oppress you,” IDF official says in message about Hamas’s exploitation of Gaza residents.