Six Palestinian journalists were shot and wounded by the Israeli army during clashes Friday between demonstrators and troops on the Gaza border, the Palestinian Journalists’ Syndicate said.
The union said the six were shot despite wearing clothes clearly identifying themselves as journalists, adding it held Israel “fully accountable for this crime”.
None of the injuries were life threatening, but it called for the perpetrators to be held accountable.
An Israeli army spokeswoman had no immediate comment on the statement.
The Gaza Center for Media Freedom, which defends Palestinian journalists, called on the international community to intervene to protect its journalists.
At least seven protesters were killed during Friday’s protests, as thousands of Palestinians faced up to Israeli forces in five locations along the Gaza-Israel border.
Gaza’s health ministry also reported that 408 Palestinians had been taken to hospitals and medical centres for treatment. Those killed included a 16-year-old, it said.
There are still Trump White House staff secretly trying to save the US from Trump: Ex-National Security Adviser
Former National Security Adviser Gen. H.R. McMaster appeared on "60 Minutes" Sunday and reassured the world that there are still secret members in the White House that are trying to protect the country from the likes of President Donald Trump.
Speaking to Scott Pelley, McMaster explained that he thinks the world now sees the United States as "weak and divided," something that Russian President Vladimir Putin has worked toward since 2016, according to intelligence reports.
Trump’s campaign reveals just how very little money they have left
Former Vice President Joe Biden announced that his campaign brought in a massive campaign haul during the Democratic convention last month ahead of the August campaign finance filing. President Donald Trump has attempted to keep his campaign numbers hidden with a late filing, and by Sunday evening it was clear why.
Trump's total haul for August, when he got a week's worth of free media from the Republican convention, was just $61.7 million. The campaign spent almost all of it, $61.2 million.
The campaign still has about $900,000 in debt. His cash on hand is just $121 million in the bank.
Someone created a tile mosaic panel to rename the 50th Street Subway station in NYC after Ruth Bader Ginsburg
There continue to be amazing acts of love and honor of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg across the world and another one has popped up in New York City.
ABC7 discovered that someone created a tile mosaic at the 50th Street subway station so it says RUth Street instead.
Flowers, cards, chalk messages signs and more continue to be left at the Supreme Court for a massive memorial that has started curving around the building. After the first night where mourners sat on the steps and sang, security blocked off the steps and the memorial began to grow with hundreds of things being left.