Official PA TV, special broadcast on March of Return protests on the Gaza border
(The journalist reports from the protests that the Israeli army is shooting at protesters –Ed.)
Official PA TV journalist:
"What is catching people's attention since this morning is a great influx of families, women, children, elderly, and also young people. But there is one sight, a different picture – that there are some who will describe it incorrectly, but each of us has freedom of opinion and expression and to make a connection by conveying messages to the world – it is a baby, apparently no more than three months old, with her mother who is carrying a Palestinian flag. First, let us get to know you."
Demonstrator with baby:
"I am Nasrin Abu Kashef from Khan Yunis."
"Nasrin, the male or female baby that you are carrying in your arms, how old is it?"
"The youngest female baby, the smallest Palestinian baby coming to the March of Return. Allah willing, Allah willing, we will be loyal to will of the Martyrs (Shahids) that was written in their pure blood."
"OK, Nasrin, your baby is about four months old?"
"You are not afraid for her from the gas and smoke?"
"'Never will we be struck except by what Allah has decreed for us’ (Quran, Sura 9:51, Sahih International translation). One whose fate it is will also be taken from the middle of the ocean, praise Allah, Lord of the Universe."
"How do you view the women's participation today? Is there a very large number of women participating in this march?"
"Praise Allah, Lord of the Universe… Enough, people have had enough. We want to return to our country, we want to return to our country from where they (sic., we) were unjustly and aggressively uprooted. We want to go to our country, Allah willing, 'millions of Martyrs are marching’ (part of a famous quote by former PLO and PA Chairman Yasser Arafat, ‘Millions of Martyrs are marching to Jerusalem –Ed.)."
"What is your message to all the women and all the mothers in the great March of Return?"
"Everyone is returning to his land, Allah willing. We are marching, marching to our land, Allah willing, we are advancing. No one will turn me back, I am bringing my sons and daughters. Allah willing. Allah willing, we will advance." […]
Fatah leader in Gaza Muhammad Al-Nahal:
"This Mariam, the youngest girl in the Gaza Strip, comes today with her mother so that we will convey a message according to which these generations are inheriting our right to return, to self-determination, and to the establishment of our Palestinian state."
The March of Return protests are massive violent riots in Gaza that began on March 30, 2018, in which thousands demonstrated on the border and attempted to breach the security fence.