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The West Bank: where Israel's Gaza propaganda falls apart

Writing in Israeli newspaper Haaretz this week, regular columnist Rabbi Eric H. Yoffie bemoaned the difficult task facing Israel's supporters internationally, in the aftermath of the devastating, murderous assault on the Gaza Strip.

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Israel's atrocities in Gaza prompt unprecedented political fallout

Ben White"Carnage" in Gaza – "the killing of children and the slaughter of civilians". Not the words of a Palestinian spokesperson but rather French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius. Australia's FM Julie Bishop condemned what she called "shocking" and "indefensible" incidents, with "hundreds of innocent people" killed.

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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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