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B'Tselem ad in Hebrew that urges Israeli soldiers to defy orders to shoot Palestinian protesters.
April 5, 2018

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Jewish state, Jewish values, Jewish shame

By Robert Herbst

Learning of 18 Palestinians killed over the Passover holiday gutted Robert Herbst. He felt shame. But when he looked around, he could only find a scant few voices also condemning the shooting of the demonstrators at the border with Gaza. The indifference struct him as an act that could be worse than pulling the trigger on one of those sniper guns.


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B’Tselem calls on Israeli soldiers to defy shooting orders, lest they commit war crimes

By Yossi Gurvitz

The Israeli human rights organization B’Tselem began a media campaign today urging Israel Defense Forces soldiers posted on the Gaza border to disobey "patently illegal" shoot-to-kill orders against unarmed protesters. B’Tselem has taken an irrevocable, and breathtakingly brave, step.


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Pelosi and 9 Dems had ‘excellent meeting’ with Netanyahu even as Israel sent ‘dozens of snipers’ to Gaza

By Philip Weiss

Democratic Congresspeople Nancy Pelosi and Adam Schiff and 9 others met with Israeli leaders even as Israel announced it was sending "dozens of snipers" to Gaza border. Four days later they shot hundreds of Palestinians, killing 17. Pelosi and Schiff and the others have issued no criticism of the shootings. Did they give Netanyahu the OK?


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Want to study Arabic? This Gaza university now offers Skype-in classes

By Mohammed Moussa

Arabic is the fifth-most-commonly spoken language in the world, with an estimated 250 million native speakers. It's a useful language to know, and a university in the Gaza Strip is offering to teach it via Skype -- while reducing the isolation imposed on it by a decade-long Israeli blockade.


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they use Palestine

By Tema Okun

Tema Okun's new poem examines how the Israeli military uses Palestinians for "experimenting the latest weaponry of war on fenced in old men, pregnant women, toddlers."


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Israeli ‘terror’ propaganda is itself incitement to state-terror

By Jonathan Ofir

The Israeli IDF spokesperson released photos of some of the Palestinians shot dead in Friday's Gaza massacre, suggesting they were "terrorists" because they were affiliated with Hamas. This dubious propaganda campaign eliminates distinctions between civilians and combatants and is an incitement to state terror.


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