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Republicans celebrate opening of US embassy in Jerusalem

16 May 2018, 06:21 | Opal Carroll

World by Dawood Rehman | Published

World       by Dawood Rehman | Published

In addition to their anger over the controversial embassy move, Palestinians also demonstrated in anticipation of Tuesday's commemoration of the day they call Nakba, or day of catastrophe, when the creation of Israel 70 years ago turned more than 700,000 Palestinians into refugees.

They claim East Jerusalem as the capital of a future Palestinian state and see the U.S. move as backing Israeli control over the whole of the city - which Israel regards as its indivisible capital. Two Palestinians were shot dead, the Gaza health ministry said.

At the direction of terrorist group Hamas, 40,000 Palestinians living in Gaza participated in violent riots Monday along the border with Israel.

Some funerals were held on Monday, while others were taking place Tuesday.

The Palestinian president, Mahmoud Abbas, called the new embassy "a United States settlement in East Jerusalem". However, Haley said that the embassy's relocation had "no bearing" on the issues of contested borders, negotiations for peace, or yesterday's deadly events.

Numerous governments called for an independent investigation of Monday's carnage.

Germany called for an independent investigation, saying the violence "concerns us greatly and it's awful that so many people lost their lives, including minors".

He called on Israel to show "greater restraint" in the use of live fire, and said that the inquiry should look into why so much was used.

Turkey expelled Israel's ambassador, and several European countries called for an global investigation. "No country in this chamber would act with more restraint than Israel has".

German Chancellor Angela Merkel voiced concern about the Gaza violence in a phone call with Netanyahu, while expressing understanding for Israel's security needs. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan now holds the rotating chairmanship of the body.

There have been demonstrations against Israel in Istanbul and in the capital Ankara.

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Most of the protesters stay around the tent camps, but groups of youths have ventured closer to the no-go zone along the fence, risking live fire from Israeli troops to roll burning tires and throw stones. "The Palestinian right to peaceful protest is undeniable, but at the same time, we are deeply concerned that peaceful protests in Gaza are being exploited by extremist elements".

The EFF added that the South African government was a key beneficiary of worldwide boycotts and "must take the lead".

The UN rights office said it seemed that any Palestinian protesting in Gaza, regardless of whether they pose an imminent threat, is "liable" to be killed by Israeli forces.

"The act of brutality by Israel with disproportionate use of force in the name of self defence is a clear violation of global law", it said.

"This is a mild but apt diplomatic response", ANC chief whip Jackson Mthembu said in a statement.

United Nations human rights spokesman Rupert Colville told reporters in Geneva on Tuesday that Israel's use of force was "not acceptable".

Iran said Israeli officials should be tried as war criminals over the "brutal massacre" of Gazan protesters.

The Palestinian Authority called for an "immediate and urgent worldwide intervention" to stop the "horrific massacre committed by the Israeli Occupational forces against our heroic people", government spokesman Youssef Mahmoud said in a statement.

He called on global organizations and bodies to take prompt action without any hesitation to bring the Tel Aviv regime to the worldwide Criminal Court as a war criminal.

It also reaffirmed United Nations resolutions on the status of Jerusalem, saying that recent events had "no legal effect" under global law.



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