B’Tselem’s Hagai El-Ad on Gaza deaths: ‘Defending the border is not a licence to kill’
Hagai El-Ad is executive director of the human rights organisation, B’Tselem.
What are the arguments behind Trump’s Israel embassy move?
The main news is the bloodshed on the Israel-Gaza border following America’s decision to move its diplomatic headquarters to Jerusalem. Uprooting the embassy from Tel Aviv is not a new idea. Successive US presidents have mooted it, but Donald Trump has made it happen.
Bloodshed at Gaza’s border – Israeli gunfire leads to dozens dead
Over 50 people were killed – several of them children – and many hundreds injured, as Palestinian protesters were met with live rounds fired by Israeli troops.
US embassy moved from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem
The anger and consequent bloodshed in Gaza was in response to events in Jerusalem.