A special session has been called to convene this Friday amongst the 47-member Human Rights Council of the United Nations over the recent realization of deadly violence in the heavily contested region of the Gaza Strip.

As the Washington Post reports, the past few days have seen heavy losses for the Palestinian protesters attempting to force their way into Israeli territory by storming the border fence. Israeli forces repelled the encroachment under withering live fire, drawing criticism from many in the international community as more than 60 Palestinians were recorded as killed, and hundreds more wounded.

The Supreme Committee of the Great Return March said Wednesday the Palestinians would not accept medicine “from the murderers of our people.” It accused Israel of “trying to improve its black image.”

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