The High National Commission for the March of Return and Breaking the Siege announced that Friday’s demonstrations will be held under the banner: 'The March is Continuing.'
The organizing committee of the march said in a statement that the cancellation did not reflect a new agreement between Gaza terror organizations and Israel
Following the incident, photo journalists from around the world posted on social media photos of themselves with one eye covered by a patch.
This would be the first that Hamas cancels the protests since March 2019, over 6 months ago.
The Great Return March demonstrations have taken place every Friday since March 2018.
The sniper is the first soldier to be convicted in a "Great Return March" death.
After roughly a year and a half of weekly protests, some residents of the Gaza Strip question Hamas’s policy of leading ‘March of Return’ protests.
Among those injured, 31 were wounded from gunfire.