Palestinians Arrested for Alleged Plot to Attack Naval Vessel

LIVE BLOG: Israel, Gaza brace for another day of border bloodshed

LIVE BLOG: Israel, Gaza brace for another day of border bloodshed

In addition to the 18 deaths on Friday, more than 750 Palestinians were wounded by Israeli live fire, according to Gaza health officials.

This week John Wight is joined by author and journalist Max Blumenthal to discuss the recent actions taken by Israeli authorities against unarmed Palestinians in Gaza, as they ask when we will see an Israeli state held to account.

In the run-up to the protests last week, Israel deployed thousands of troops along the fraught border, vowing to use deadly force against anyone who threatened Israel's "security infrastructure".

It said there were attempts to damage the fence and infiltrate Israel, while alleging there was also an attempted gun attack against soldiers along the border.

Worldwide groups largely criticized Israel's response.

Lieberman has rejected worldwide calls for an independent investigation.

"We continue to believe in the need for a win-win agreement that can benefit Israel, the worldwide community and people needing asylum and we hope that Israel will reconsider its decision soon", spokesman William Spindler said.

Large demonstrations are planned again this Friday, raising the possibility of further bloodshed. Gen. Nitzan Alon, stands behind him during a mass protest along the border on March 30, 2018.

Palestinians Arrested for Alleged Plot to Attack Naval Vessel

Briefing journalists Monday, he did not say in what circumstances protesters were killed Friday or why lethal force is justified if soldiers are not in apparent imminent danger. It is also the date by which the Trump administration has pledged to move the U.S. Embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv.

USA author Max Blumenthal's book, "The 51 Day War: Reistance and Ruin in Gaza", is a chronicle of the human spirit unbowed in the face of brute oppression.

On Wednesday, the IDF published a video from March 12 that showed the IDF boarding a Gaza fishing vessel from Rafah which had sailed beyond the permissible nautical line. Two other blockade-busting strategies — war with Israel and reconciliation with Abbas — have failed.

The Good Friday protests were dubbed the "Great March of Return" and were created to highlight the plight of the two million residents penned in to the territory for more than a decade.

The mass march at the border was meant to commemorate the hundreds of thousands of Palestinians who fled their homes during the creation of Israel. Most of Gaza's 2 million people are descendants of Palestinian refugees.

They say: 'Electricity is on for four hours a day and water in many areas of Gaza is undrinkable.

However, Hamas officials have not specifically called for a mass breach of the fence.

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