Right of return spurs Gaza protests

Palestinian demonstrators carrying a man shot by Israeli forces during clashes on Monday as they protested along the border with Israel, east of Gaza City, in support of Palestinian refugees' right of return to areas from which they fled or were expe
Palestinian demonstrators carrying a man shot by Israeli forces during clashes on Monday as they protested along the border with Israel, east of Gaza City, in support of Palestinian refugees' right of return to areas from which they fled or were expelled in 1948.PHOTOS: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE
Palestinian protesters collecting tyres in Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip yesterday as a tent protest raged on. Tens of thousands protested at the border with Israel last Friday, and violent clashes saw 18 Palestinians die and hundreds more in
Palestinian protesters collecting tyres in Khan Yunis in the southern Gaza Strip yesterday as a tent protest raged on. Tens of thousands protested at the border with Israel last Friday, and violent clashes saw 18 Palestinians die and hundreds more injured.

Upcoming march to help cause of Palestinians displaced from Israel

Fifteen men from the Gaza Strip have launched a campaign that will confront Israel with one of the biggest challenges 70 years after its foundation.

Last Friday was meant to be the opening shot of the Committee for the Great March of Return. It proved to be Gaza's bloodiest day since the last war ended in 2014. Tens of thousands protested at the border with Israel, and violent clashes saw 18 Palestinians die and hundreds more injured.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 04, 2018, with the headline 'Right of return spurs Gaza protests'. Print Edition | Subscribe