Category: Israeli

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Palestinian double amputee killed by Israeli sniper

Two days before he was killed, Ibrahim Abu Thurayyah filmed a message to the Israeli army. “I am passing a message to the Zionist occupation army,” the 29-year-old double amputee said. “This land is our land. We are not going to give up. America has to withdraw the declaration it made.” Before his death, the…

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How a lacking ‘the’ enabled Israeli occupation

When the United Nations Security Council passed Resolution 2334 in December 2016, Israeli leaders seethed. Their fury was duly understood to stem from what they perceived as an unprecedented betrayal by the United States. But that was not it at all, since Resolution 2334 – which asserted that Israeli settlements have no legal validity and…