CARICOM calls for restraint in Israel-Palestine conflict

50 members killed this week on border: Hamas

At a UN Security Council meeting, Palestine insisted Israel had committed a war crime by firing at the protesters, while Hamas - the rulers of Gaza - was accused of using civilians as "human shields".

Bardawil did not elaborate on whether the 50 were fighters or associates, and his number could not be verified. We must strive for a future where Israel and Palestine thrive as States in which all are equally respected, and where civil society is able to play its constructive role. "This is a warlike move by Hamas".

Mr. Trudeau did not back down from his view that an investigation was needed into the wounding by Israeli forces of children, civilians, journalists and first responders, including Canadian doctor Tarek Loubani, officials said. The military informed the Supreme Court that it shoots people in Gaza who are allegedly "leading inciters or breachers of order"; they did not claim that the people shot were armed or that they posed an immediate threat to the lives of others.

Lastly, the Israeli prime minister commented on statements from Hamas leader Yahya Sinwar and Mahmoud al Zahar, a co-founder of Hamas, saying he agreed with their messages. Israeli settlement building in the Palestinian territories, illegal in the eyes of the United Nations, continues apace, and Hamas extremists in Gaza refuse to renounce violence against Israel.

Since the Gaza rallies began on 30 March, more than 100 Palestinian demonstrators have been martyred by cross-border Israeli army gunfire. Refugees and their descendants make up more than two-thirds of Gaza's population.

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Monday's violence erupted on the same day that a Trump administration delegation, led by senior White House advisers Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, commemorated the embassy opening in Jerusalem.

Most countries say the status of Jerusalem - a sacred city to Jews, Muslims and Christians - should be determined in a final peace settlement and that moving their embassies now would prejudge any such deal.

The Alliance for the Peace of Jerusalem is urging individuals to sign "Our Hope for Peace: A Statement on Israel, the Nations and the Gospel" after deadly violence erupted in Gaza following the move of the U.S. Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem.

But there's also the problem of expanding the worldwide recognition of Jerusalem.

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