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100+ Groups Condemn Israeli Violence in East Jerusalem and Gaza

Brett Wilkins Common Dreams
A statement signed by 124 groups says the current conflagration is part of a "broader context of Israel's ongoing policy to forcibly remove Palestinians from their homes through eviction, home demolition, and displacement."

Teshuvah: A Jewish Case for Palestinian Refugee Return

Peter Beinart Jewish Currents
Why is dreaming of return laudable for Jews but pathological for Palestinians? Since World War II, the international bodies that oversee refugees have developed a clear ethical principle: People who want to return home should be allowed to do so.

We Are All One Staters Now

Noam Sheizaf +972 Magazine
The ideological argument over the future of Israel-Palestine disguises the fact that for the past decade we have been living in a one-state reality.

Israel’s Crimes Must Be Met With Arms Embargo

Maureen Clare Murphy The Electronic Intifada
Palestinian children sitting in the dark due to power outage The complicity of Western governments such as the US, UK and the European Union allows Israel’s “crimes against a captive civilian population” in Gaza to proceed with impunity.

Pandemic Lays Bare Israel’s Systemic Racism

Diana Buttu The Electronic Intifada
Palestinians do not only have to fear loss of life, a collapsed health care system and economy: They also have to fear Israel’s daily actions in occupied territory.

Israel's Caging of Gaza Is a Recipe for Coronavirus Disaster

Jehad Abusalim +972 Magazine
The pandemic's arrival threatens to make Gaza even more unlivable under Israeli siege. Humanitarian aid is not enough. The specter of the coronavirus haunts the strip's 2 million Palestinian residents, half of whom are children,

Why Child Labor Is Common in Gaza

Isra Saleh el-Namey The Electronic Intifada
child selling at street market OCHA has found that children are working amid “an increasingly destabilized economy” in Gaza, which has been under an Israeli siege for more than 12 years.
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