Razan Al-Najjar 21, was murdered at the Gazan border, after dedicating her time to treating wounded protesters. The young medic, and mother, who courageously dedicated her life on the front lines, was physically stopped in her tracks when an Israeli sniper shot a hole in her chest at the east of Khan Younis on Friday 1st June, in the evening. She was treated by a group of medics in a makeshift tent before she passed away.
How did the IDF (Israeli Defence League) respond?
The IDF said in a statement that it responded with “riot dispersal means” and operated “in accordance with the rules of engagement.” It said it would investigate Najjar’s death.
Testimony to Razans life’s work and character thousands attended her funeral on Saturday, June 2nd with millions making prayers for her across the globe. Many medics attended in white coats to honour her life’s work, as her father held her bloodstained coat at the funeral. More than 115 people have been murdered since protests began near the Gazan border, at the end of March 2018. As Israel’s crimes continue without accountability.
Razan’s funeral today, attended by thousands. Her body is wrapped in the Palestine flag, with her medic’s vest draped over. pic.twitter.com/LVWxys4j9p
— لينة (@LinahAlsaafin) June 2, 2018
In a rare interview weeks before she was killed by an Israeli sniper, Palestinian medic Razan al-Najjar tells us about her life as a volunteer field medic in Gaza pic.twitter.com/T2EyxGjscK
— TRT World (@trtworld) June 3, 2018
This is the last photo of Razan Al-Najjar, a 21 year-old #Palestinian medic from the #Gaza Strip, just before she was shot by an #Israeli sniper in the east of Khan Younis.#GreatReturnMarch pic.twitter.com/wEl2SqrcQi
— Ahmad Algohbary (@AhmadAlgohbary) June 1, 2018
The killing of #RazanAlNajjar was an act of state violence against women. We cannot tolerate it in the United States. We cannot tolerate it in Israel/Palestine.
We cannot tolerate it anywhere. https://t.co/dP6v4DdRbf
— Women's March (@womensmarch) June 2, 2018
No @nytimes, she did not “lose her life”. Here I fixed it for you, “A woman dedicated to saving lives in Gaza, was killed by Israel”. It’s not that hard to simply state what happened. There is no need to obfuscate the headlines. #gaza #israel #palestine pic.twitter.com/SXvo7cOusb
— Ayman Mohyeldin (@AymanM) June 3, 2018
Indonesian designer, Anniesa Hasibuan who made history at New York Fashion Week this year with all of her models were in hijabs, is being jailed for fraud. Anniesa Hasibuan and her husband, Andika Surachman were found guilty recently for creating a scam via their travel agency, ‘First Travel.’ The travel agency advertised mini-pilgrimage trips to Mecca, but the couple had been embezzling over $60m (£45m). Prosecutors say None of the trips took place. Hasibaun is said to be sentenced to up to 18 years in prison for the crime.
The designer has been described as a “leader in Islamic fashion.” She shot to fame for her multi Islamic themed designs, taken to the most well-known runways. The designer has since been dropped from Forbes Most Inspiring Women list.
Jailed for 18 years for a $60 million fraud, promising clients trips to Umrah but never delivering and embezzling the money instead.https://t.co/gjHclmNqO3
— Aisha H (@shariahaisha) June 4, 2018
In a dramatic fall from grace. Anniesa Hasibuan, who made history at NYFW by having the first show with all the models wearing headscarves, has just been sentenced by a Jakarta court to 18 year in jail for religious travel fraud.
— rebecca henschke (@rebeccahenschke) May 30, 2018
Carla Jones presenting on Anniesa Hasibuan, First Travel scandal, and the cultura politics of appearance in Indonesia. Workshop on Contemporary Media Practices and Religious Encounters. #Vienna #AustrianAcademyofScience #InstituteforSocialAnthropology pic.twitter.com/rEkjNoQLl4
— Ismail Fajrie Alatas (@ifalatas) May 3, 2018
annisa hasibuan is the living proof that money can't buy class
— ???? (@shbrnf) August 26, 2017
— Bali Promotion Center???? (@translatorbali) August 26, 2017
Fears arise that the number of fatalities in Guatemala is rising after lava spewed from a volcano burying people in its wake. So far at least 25 people have died, after the volcano erupted, spreading lava into local villages. Over 3,200 people have been evacuated to nearby communities, as up to 25 people have died, and almost 300 injured. Eyewitnesses said the lava set a house on fire, killing four people, and a further two children were killed after watching the eruption from a bridge. Read more here.
— Noti Bomba (@notibomba) June 3, 2018
Kim Jong-un, leader of the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea, has fired three of Koreas head military generals ahead of the upcoming summit with Donald Trump that will occur on the 12 June, in Singapore.
This will be the first meeting of its kind between the US and North Korea as the leaders bridge better relations between North Korea and South Korea, North Korea and the US. Kims military re assignment may imply he is willing to ‘tame the military’. Trump cancelled the summit just a week earlier but quickly revived it calling for the summit to take place in June. Reports suggest that Trump isn’t the only president to meet with the North Korean leader, Russian president Vladimir Putin may also set up a meeting in September. As well as Syrian president Bashar Al-assad.
Ken Gause, director of the International Affairs Group at CNA, said: “If Kim Jong Un is set on making peace with the US and South Korea and dealing away at least part of the nuclear programme, he will have to put the KPA’s (Koreans Peoples Army -Koreas military) influence in a box and keep it there. “This reshuffle has brought to the fore the officers who can do just that. They are loyal to Kim Jong Un and no one else.”
Is there really any difference between people in North Korea being forced to listening to propaganda and those in America listening to Fox News?
— donaldtrumpnewstoday (@irishrygirl) June 3, 2018
This seems like a swell idea! What could be better than 2 murderous dictators getting together to chat about their hobbies and swap tips on making chemical weapons? But I'm sure it's nothing to worry about. #KingDotard's got it completely under control!https://t.co/bzzwECdjOm
— Rachel McGonagill (@RachelMcGonagi1) June 4, 2018
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