Smoke rises from a building after it was destroyed by Israeli air strikes amid a flare-up of Israeli-Palestinian violence, in Gaza May 11, 2021. Photograph:( AFP )
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The Israeli military and Hamas militants in Gaza continue to exchange rocket fire and airstrikes. Meanwhile, a report has revealed the birth rates in the Uyghur community in the Xinjiang region have seen an alarming decline, pointing towards the inhumane practices being forced upon the minority community by the Chinese government.
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The death toll in Gaza rose to 65 Palestinians, including 16 children and five women, according to Gaza`s Health Ministry. At least 365 people have been wounded, including 86 children and 39 women.
The figures have seen a decline in the birth rates after the Chinese government implemented policies to reduce the number of babies born in the Uyghur and other Muslim minority communities in the area.