Heads of Muslim states who gathered in Turkey for a special summit on recent Israeli massacre Gazans called for an international force to be deployed to protect Palestinian people against Israeli crimes.
The United Nations Security Council held an emergency meeting to discuss the situation along the border between the besieged Gaza Strip and the occupied territories, a day after Israeli troops unleashed a brutal crackdown on Palestinian protesters, killing dozens of people and wounding over 2,700 others.
The Humanitarian Coordinator, Mr. Jamie McGoldrick, today called for the protection of Palestinians, particularly children and health workers, in the context of demonstrations taking place in the occupied Palestinian territory (oPt) and for demonstrators to refrain from actions that prevent the functioning of the main entry point for humanitarian goods to the Gaza Strip.
At least three Palestinians were killed and hundreds more injured during clashes between Palestinian demonstrators and Israeli military forces near the border between the besieged Gaza Strip and occupied territories.
The International Criminal Court (ICC) called on the Israeli regime to put an end to violence in the besieged Gaza Strip, which has witnessed deadly aggression perpetrated by regime forces against peaceful Palestinian protesters.