Israeli troops have killed 41 Palestinians and wounded more than 5,000 others since the protests began on March 30.
Yasser Murtaja, a cameraman for Palestinian Ain Media, was the 29th Palestinian killed in the week-long protests.
Gaza officials said at least 400 people were wounded by gunfire, while others were struck by rubber bullets or tear gas.
Noga Kadman is a licensed Israeli tour guide. She is also the author of a book, based on her masters thesis, that tells us about each and every one of the 418 Palestinian villages depopulated in 1948 in order to make Israel a Jewish country.
Shouldn't the needs of those being displaced, injured and even killed come before the needs of staffers? Working for an organization
"What will we Palestinians do? Even if we survive, we can't go back to our land. You know our history. And we no longer have a home to return to here either. It's better to go to a different country," Laila said.
When I think back on my first visit to historical Palestine I'm astounded by how little I actually learned about the plight of the Palestinians. It was not until I ventured to the other side of the apartheid wall that I began to understand how heavy-handed and violent the occupation really is.
“My father was a refugee and half of his family was killed in the Nazi time, so how I can resist helping these people?”
BEIRUT (AP) — Police firing tear gas, rubber bullets and water cannons battled thousands of Lebanese protesters Saturday
World Refugee Day, held each year on June 20th, honors the resilience, courage and determination of more than 50 million refugees forced to flee their homeland under the threat of persecution and violence.
Palestinian refugees need employment more than handouts. Calling for support, not only through donations, but through livelihood, is crucial. Only a sustainable aid model will empower those with no rights.
Completing the Palestinian quest for international justice and legitimacy means convincing the world of their historical narrative. But playing the exclusive role of victim still does not absolve Palestinians from their own responsibilities.
It is nothing short of a travesty to allow another generation of Palestinians to grow up in a state of limbo, only so their corrupt leaders can ride on their backs and cry wolf about their plight while shamelessly enjoying the good life.
What if we could bring a broad range of these personalities in the Muslim world together for an event celebrating diversity while showcasing unity, strength, and peace?
Back in June, 1967, the second day of the Six Day War, I became the first foreign correspondent to enter Gaza City when Israeli troops took that forsaken piece of real estate from Egyptian control.
Al-Attar can't imagine staying at the UN school for much longer, she explained, but she has no home to go back to. Around
Palestinians want to live normal lives. They want to be able to provide for their children and see their children's children grow and prosper. It is not, as the Israelis would say, that the Palestinians have chosen death. Rather, it is that the Israelis have never allowed them the chance to choose life.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu never tires of inventing new hoops through which he insists Palestinians jump. As he acknowledged a few weeks back, it's all part of a cynical game that he plays in an effort to kill the chances for peace.
BEIRUT -- Officials with the United Nations are deeply worried about the deteriorating humanitarian situation facing Palestinians