gaza Archive

Palestine’s chief negotiator shuts down the Israeli ambassador’s spin live on the BBC
On May 14, Israeli forces opened fire on protesters in Gaza, killing at least 60 people. This brought the number of Palestinians killed during recent demonstrations to 104, including 12 children.

The Israeli ambassador tried to justify these killings on the BBC. But his argument was shut down by Palestine’s chief negotiator. Responsibility Israel’s ambassador to the UK, Mark Regev, was challenged on the killings in an …

37 Palestinians killed in Gaza protests ahead of US embassy opening
At least 37 Palestinians were killed by Israeli forces during clashes at the Gaza border on Monday, the largest number of fatalities suffered in one day since the latest round of protests began more than six weeks ago, the Palestinian Ministry of Health announced.

The demonstrations were taking place hours before the new US embassy was due to officially open in Jerusalem. The Palestinian Health Ministry said more than 1,600 had suffered injuries, and that many of the dead had not …

Robert Peston challenges Israel’s ambassador on Gaza. His response is extraordinary
Israel may have wooed the world with their Eurovision victory, but state representatives are still courting controversy. On 13 May, Israel’s ambassador to the UK Mark Regev appeared on Peston on Sunday. In the interview, Robert Peston challenged the ambassador about Israel’s actions in Gaza. Regev’s response was extraordinary.

Palestine “refuse to engage” Robert Peston opened the interview  by asking the ambassador about the feasibility of peace between Israel and Palestine through a two state solution: We’re also at the 70th anniversary of the founding …