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Israeli Human Rights Group Highlights How Israel Makes Fishing in Gaza Deadly

    Israeli Human Rights Group Highlights How Israel Makes Fishing in Gaza Deadly

The Gaza Strip, just six miles wide, boasts a twenty-five-mile coastline on the Mediterranean Sea. Fishing is a natural industry in such a location and as recently as 2000, was a lucrative business for ten thousand Gazans. Today, only about 3,700 remain in the fishing trade – and about ninety-five percent of these live below the…

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Israeli NGO: Israeli Soldiers, Settlers Conducting “Joint Assaults” on Palestinian Village

    Israeli NGO: Israeli Soldiers, Settlers Conducting “Joint Assaults” on Palestinian Village

TEL AVIV — Israeli human rights organization B’Tselem has provided evidence showing Israeli soldiers joining settlers in a series of attacks targeting the Palestinian village of ‘Urif, near Nablus in the occupied West Bank. The village, home to around 3,600 Palestinians, has been a target of extremist settlers for years given its close proximity to…

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Video: IDF Soldiers Block Road, Shoot Unarmed Protesters, Celebrate on Camera

    Video: IDF Soldiers Block Road, Shoot Unarmed Protesters, Celebrate on Camera

TEL AVIV, ISRAEL – Israeli human rights group B’Tselem released a video on Tuesday that shows an Israeli soldier celebrating and shouting “that son of a bitch” after shooting an unarmed Palestinian protester with a rubber-coated metal bullet in the town of Madama in Palestine’s West Bank. The video, taken on April 13, also shows…

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“Sorry Commander, I Cannot Shoot:” Israeli Human-Right Group Takes Aim at Soldiers Taking Aim at Gaza Demonstrators

    “Sorry Commander, I Cannot Shoot:” Israeli Human-Right Group Takes Aim at Soldiers Taking Aim at Gaza Demonstrators

GAZA — Tens of thousands of residents in the besieged Gaza Strip plan on returning to the Israeli-controlled border Friday in defiance of menacing promises from Tel Aviv to use massive and disproportionate force. The event will occur exactly one week after the Israelis massacred 17 unarmed demonstrators with live ammunition on Palestinian Land Day.…

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Tomorrow’s Gaza Demonstration Faces Threat of Yet Another Israeli Massacre

  Tomorrow’s Gaza Demonstration Faces Threat of Yet Another Israeli Massacre

GAZA — Tens of thousands of residents in the besieged Gaza Strip plan on returning to the Israeli-controlled border Friday in defiance of menacing promises from Tel Aviv to use massive and disproportionate force. The event will occur exactly one week after the Israelis massacred 17 unarmed demonstrators with live ammunition on Palestinian Land Day.…

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