Palestinians collided with the Israeli military on Friday, throwing Molotov cocktails and putting explosives on the fence between Gaza and Israel when thousands reassembled despite the last two demonstrations.
One person was killed and around 700 people killed Palestinian authorities said the residents of Gaza were being prosecuted for injuries, the Palestinian government said.
The Israeli army, which responded with firearms and riots, said that around 1
The organizers of this week have not actively encouraged the people of Gaza to appear in bulk instead. Instead, they are planning a big march for the next month on May 15 for what the Palestinians call "Nakba Day" or "Day of Disaster." marks the day after the anniversary of the founding of Israel.
The demonstrations have confronted Israel with a new military and political challenge as it seeks to avoid a mass demolition of the fence while responding to international demands to show restraint and prevent a larger conflict. Hamas: The Gaza protesters call The Right to Return to the Villages and Cities of Their Ancestors in Today's Israel, a Demand That Israeli Officials Refuse Because They Say It Dangers the Jewish Majority of the Land  Israel said the demonstrations were being used by Hamas , which is viewed by the US and Israel as a terrorist organization, as an excuse to attack Israeli soldiers. Israeli officials have stated that they must use a fire to avoid a fence break.
Hamas has stated that demonstrators have a legitimate right to protest. The organizers have said that Hamas is involved in the protests but does not lead them. This week, they encouraged Gaza residents to fly Palestinian banners and burn Israeli flags.
The Israeli army said Thursday fighters at the border fence left a device that exploded on a military vehicle causing air strikes on Hamas targets. A Hamas activist died in the strike, Hamas-affiliated media reported.
Gaza's economy is in a miserable state and the president of the Palestinian Authority
The governor of the West Bank has put financial pressure on the Strip to encourage Hamas to relinquish control.
The protests have also brought publicity to Israel. Israeli officials have tried to call the protesters, as members of Hamas and the Islamist movement, a government that exploits their subjects.
But videos online showing allegedly unarmed protesters shot have criticisms from Israeli army human rights groups and (19659005) The Israeli military said this week it has launched an investigation into a video in which Israeli soldiers cheer, because a Palestinian seems to be shot dead in a demonstration in the Gaza Strip. The military said the video was filmed at a demonstration that took place in December after the White House announced it would recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital and move the US embassy in Tel Aviv there.
This video was widely circulated on social media this week and came as the Israeli military was already making international calls for an investigation into whether it had used illegal violence against Palestinians on the Gaza fence in recent weeks.
A total of at least 30 people, including a journalist, have been reported by the Palestinian authorities A flak jacket labeled "Press" has been killed in demonstrations since March 30 and has injured more than 2,500, with about 1,000 affected by firearms.
Israel was criticized this week over the murder of the journalist and later said the Palestinian was a captain of the Hamas military leadership
The journalist's family denied the indictment and said that the US Agency for International Development had recently been released prepared his media company and offered her a scholarship just last month.
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