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Premeditated murder: the Shuja'iyya massacre and Israeli criminality

Ben White65-year-old Ahmed Suleiman Akram al-'Atawai and his 10-year-old grandchild Tala were running from Israel's onslaught on Shuja'iyya. As they fled, they were hit by Israeli artillery shells, and died.

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Homes in the crosshairs: Israeli war crimes, deterrence and impunity

Ben WhiteOn the eighth day of Israel's most recent assault on the Gaza Strip, a senior officer in the Israeli military commented on the overnight bombing of the house of senior Izz ad-Din al-Qassam Brigades figure Marwan Issa. "You call it a home", the anonymous official said, "we call it a command centre and a military post for all intents and purposes". For all intents and purposes.

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Israel’s war on the Palestinian people in Gaza

Ben WhiteIsrael is at war with the Palestinian people. More accurately, Israel is writing a new, brutal chapter in its ongoing war against the Palestinian people, a horror story stretching back decades, and, appallingly, with more pages to be written.

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New 'security'-focused plan advances Israel's colonisation of East Jerusalem

Ben WhiteThe Israeli government's approval of an $86 million plan for tightening its grip over occupied East Jerusalem is the latest development in a process of colonisation that continues to proceed with impunity.

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At home and abroad, Christian Palestinians under attack by Israel and its apologists

Ben WhiteAs the Pope visits the 'Holy Land', much media coverage has focused on the current problems facing Christian Palestinians, and in particular, the so-called 'price tag' attacks being perpetrated by right-wing Jewish extremists. Ahead of the Papal visit, Israeli police even issued restraining orders against known activists.

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