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"Humanity demands an immediate ceasefire," Angelina Jolie voices support for Palestine

05:20 PM | 2 Nov, 2023
Source: Instagram

On October 31, Israel escalated its air and ground incursion into Gaza, directing a deadly airstrike at the besieged Strip's largest refugee camp, Jabalia. This tragic attack resulted in the loss of more than 50 lives and left nearly 150 people wounded, as reported by Gaza's Indonesian Hospital.

Renowned actor and philanthropist Angelina Jolie once again spoke out to the international community, condemning the unfolding atrocities against the people of Gaza. Jolie shared a haunting image of the devastated Jabalia refugee camp in the aftermath of Israel's airstrike, accompanied by a brief description of the camp provided by UNRWA, the UN agency for Palestinian refugees.

Jolie's caption highlighted her strong disapproval of the Jabalia attacks, stating, "This is a deliberate bombing of a trapped population with no escape. Gaza has effectively become an open-air prison for nearly two decades and is rapidly turning into a mass grave. Shockingly, 40% of the casualties are innocent children, and entire families are being tragically affected."

She emphasized, "While the world watches, and with the active support of numerous governments, millions of Palestinian civilians—children, women, and families—are enduring collective punishment and dehumanization. They are being denied access to food, medicine, and humanitarian aid, which is a clear violation of international law."

Jolie reiterated her previous appeal for a humanitarian ceasefire and criticized world leaders for not demanding it and obstructing the UN Security Council from imposing one on both parties. She made a passionate plea, stating that all lives "matter equally," and those in positions of power must take immediate action to prevent further loss of life. 

With nearly 9,000 Palestinians already dead, the ongoing humanitarian crisis in Gaza has worsened due to relentless military assaults and a blockade that hinders the delivery of essential aid supplies. Despite persistent global calls for a ceasefire, Israel and its allies continue to disregard these pleas, raising extreme concerns.

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Pakistani rupee exchange rate against US dollar, Euro, Pound and Riyal – March 3, 2024

Pakistani rupee remains largely stable against USD and other currencies in the open market on March 3, 2024 (Sunday).

US Dollar rate in Pakistan

In the open market, the US dollar was being quoted at 279.3 for buying and 282.45 for selling.

Euro currently stands at 302.5 for buying and 305.5 for selling while British Pound rate stands at 354 for buying, and 359 for selling.

UAE Dirham AED hovers at 76.3 whereas the Saudi Riyal saw slight increase, with new rates at 74.5.

Today’s currency exchange rates in Pakistan – March 3, 2024

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 09:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar ‎USD 279.3 282.45
Euro EUR 302.5 305.5
UK Pound Sterling GBP 354 359
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.3 77
Saudi Riyal SAR 74.5 75.3
Australian Dollar AUD 181 183
Bahrain Dinar BHD 737.97 745.97
Canadian Dollar CAD 207 209.2
China Yuan CNY 38.82 39.22
Danish Krone DKK 40.23 40.63
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.37 3.48
Japanese Yen JPY 2.1 2.18
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 901.62 910.62
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.49 59.09
New Zealand Dollar NZD 168.97 170.97
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.54 26.84
Omani Riyal OMR 725.68 733.68
Qatari Riyal ‎QAR 76.74 77.44
Singapore Dollar SGD 207 209
Swedish Korona SEK 27.13 27.43
Swiss Franc CHF 314.07 316.57
Thai Bhat THB 7.74 7.89

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