Israeli occupation wounds 72 protesters during weekly Gaza protests

Jul 20,2019

Since start of protests, Israeli occupation have killed 311 Palestinians, including 44 children, two women, nine disabled, two journalists and four paramedics.

Israeli occupation forces shot and wounded 122 peaceful Palestinian protesters during Friday protests of Great March of Return and Breaking the Siege in Gaza.

According to Al-Mezan Centre for Human Rights, the number included 45 children, four women, three paramedic and three journalists.

The protests started on 30 March 2018 to call for ending the 13-year-old strict and oppressive Israeli siege imposed on Gaza, as well as to reinforce the Palestinians’ right of return to their homeland they were forced out in 1948.

Since the start of the protests, the Israeli occupation forces have killed 311 Palestinians, including 44 children, two women, nine disabled, two journalists and four paramedics.

In addition, they have wounded 17,443 protesters, including 4,186 children, 781 women, 175 journalists and 204 paramedics.

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