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State of Palestine: Palestinians wounded in 'March of Return' recreate World Cup02:00

State of Palestine: Palestinians wounded in 'March of Return' recreate World Cup

Palestinian Territory, Occupied, Gaza Strip
June 15, 2018 at 04:13 GMT -00:00 · Published

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Palestinians injured during the 'Great March of Return' rallies held 'The World Cup in Gaza' , recreated the world's most famous sporting event on Thursday.

Within sight of the Israeli border wall, the scene of such violence last month, a group of injured footballers played a five-a-side game.

One of the amputees playing, had a message for World Cup hosts Russia.

"They have to look to the Palestinian cause as a fair cause and to look towards us with the eye of mercy as people who deserve to live," he said.

Earlier in June, Argentina cancelled a friendly game against Israel, because of its treatment of Palestinians in Gaza.

State of Palestine: Palestinians wounded in 'March of Return' recreate World Cup02:00
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Palestinians injured during the 'Great March of Return' rallies held 'The World Cup in Gaza' , recreated the world's most famous sporting event on Thursday.

Within sight of the Israeli border wall, the scene of such violence last month, a group of injured footballers played a five-a-side game.

One of the amputees playing, had a message for World Cup hosts Russia.

"They have to look to the Palestinian cause as a fair cause and to look towards us with the eye of mercy as people who deserve to live," he said.

Earlier in June, Argentina cancelled a friendly game against Israel, because of its treatment of Palestinians in Gaza.

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