The Heat: Deadly clashes in Gaza as US opens Jerusalem embassy

The Heat

Palestinians erupted in fury as the United States opened a new embassy in Jerusalem.

The Israeli military said the demonstration involved 40,000 people at 13 locations along the Gaza border.

According to the Gaza’s Ministry of Health, at least 90 demonstrators have been killed and more than 11,000 wounded by Israeli forces since protests began on March 30.

CGTN’s Yael Lavie reports from Jerusalem.

To discuss:

  • John Sitilides is a global risk analyst and a consultant to the U.S. State Department.
  • Nour Odeh is the former spokesperson for the Palestinian Authority.
  • Yossi Mekelberg is a senior research fellow with Chatham House.
  • Daniel Serwer is the academic director of Conflict Management at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies.

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