The NFL has announced it will fine teams if players refuse to stand for the national anthem before games. But players will be allowed to stay in the locker room during the anthem. Over the past two seasons, dozens of players have knelt during the anthem to protest police shootings of unarmed black men.
As Palestinians vow to continue protesting against the Israeli occupation of Gaza, a Canadian doctor who was shot by Israeli forces in both legs Monday while he was helping injured Palestinians speaks out. Israeli forces shot dead at least 61 unarmed Palestinian protesters taking part in the Great March of Return Monday.
The United States is refusing to criticize Israel after Israeli forces shot dead at least 61 unarmed Palestinian protesters taking part in the Great March of Return in Gaza Monday. More than 2,700 Palestinians were injured. At the United Nations, U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley has blocked a call for an international investigation into Israel’s actions.