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  • Details of Palestinian deaths jeopardize a system of denial

    The news says, 'the IDF doesn't kill children in vain.' And everyone here nods with a serious 'moral gaze.' By Nir Baram While mourning the horrific murder of the three Israeli boys by despicable murderers, yet again we hear the familiar calls of, "in times like these there is no Left and Right. We are all together." While there is "no Left and Right," MK Yariv Levin calls to deal with Israeli Muslims and make them understand that "that which was – will no longer be"; Minister Israel Katz calls to shake the houses in Gaza; Bennett, as always, wants…

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  • Why did prosecutors sit on a Palestinian boy's killing for 14 months?

    Yusuf Fahri Mussa Ahleil, aged 16, was shot and killed on January 28, 2011, probably by a settler. The state took 14 months to appoint a prosecutor to the case. By Yesh Din, written by Yossi Gurvitz Many of Yesh Din’s posts in this blog deal with the incompetence of Israeli police investigations, and it's possible that the death of Yusuf Fahri Mussa Ahleil, a 16-year-old boy from Beit Ummar, will be added to that list; but for the time being, it is a story of criminal negligence on behalf of the prosecution. On January 28, 2011, something happened in…

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