RT America - April 6, 2018
Over 1,000 Palestinians injured in deadly Gaza border protests
Israeli forces have deployed tanks to the border with Gaza, as protests continue to escalate between Palestinian demonstrators and the Israeli Defense Forces. Journalist Hind Khoudary tells RT America’s Anya Parampil that Palestinian demonstrators have been burning tires and using mirrors to prevent more casualties. Meanwhile, RT‘s Paula Slier reports Israeli officials have repeatedly warned Palestinians that anyone who approaches the border will be shot.
A new generation of activists will overcome white supremacy – historian
Historian Bernard Demczuk talks to RT America’s Ashlee Banks about Ben’s Chili Bowl, an informal meeting space for civil rights leaders during the late 1960. The restaurant was at the center of the nations’ capital uprising after Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated 50 years ago. Find out more in this week’s Race in America.
Michigan approves Nestle water permit, activists upset
Michigan has approved a permit allowing Nestle to pump 400 gallons of water a minute. Michigan Citizens for Water Conservation has issued a statement calling the approval an economic and environmental outrage. The group’s vice-president Jeff Ostahowski talks to RT America’s Anya Parampil.