Palestine warns Israel, US not to cross red lines

By Aizbah Khan - Web Editor

25th January, 2020

Spokesman of the Palestinian presidency Nabil Abu Rudeineh has warned Israel and America against ‘crossing red lines’.

According to the details, the spokesman of the Palestinian presidency said in a statement that the Palestinian leadership will reject any steps by the United States that would breach international law.

Nabil Abu Rudeineh reiterated the call for ending the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories and establishment of an independent Palestinian state with occupied East Jerusalem as its capital.

Earlier this month, Israeli police stormed  inside occupied East Jerusalem’s Al-Aqsa complex and attacked worshipers after they finished performing morning prayer.

Thousands of Palestinians performed morning prayer at the Al-Aqsa Mosque, to affirm their devotion to it and their refusal to the Israeli incursions.

As the prayer ended, the worshipers came out chanting “Allahu Akbar”. Police force stormed the mosque and started beating and chasing the worshipers.

Earlier on December 2019, hundreds of Palestinians took part in protests along the Gaza-Israel border, the last of the Hamas-backed demonstrations until March.

Amid heavy rain and wind, the rallies had the lowest turnout in months, with tensions far lower than in previous weeks and no live fire by the Israeli army.

The army fired however some volleys of tear gas in the southern Gaza Strip after protesters in the border town of Rafah and in Khan Yunis approached the fence, hurling rocks and Molotov cocktails at the soldiers on the other side of the frontier.

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The often violent weekly protests began in March 2018, calling for an end to Israel’s blockade of the Gaza Strip and for Palestinians to be allowed to return to their ancestral homes inside the Jewish state.

Israel contends that any return of Palestinian refugees or their descendants would mean an end to its status as a Jewish state and accuses Gaza’s Islamist rulers Hamas of orchestrating the protests as a cover for attacks.

At least 348 Palestinians have been killed in Gaza by Israeli fire since the marches began, the majority during the demonstrations, according to an AFP toll.

A further 7,800 people have been wounded by gunfire, according to the World Health Organization.

Eight Israelis have been killed during the same period in Gaza-related violence.

Organizers announced on Thursday the protests would halt until March 2020 amid dwindling turnout.

Hamas has over the last year shaped a precarious informal truce with Israel, which has slightly eased its blockade of the enclave in exchange for calm along the border, despite intermittent flare-ups.

 


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