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  • Brutality is the only answer Israel has to Gaza's civil disobedience

    It is impossible to know what will happen along the border with Gaza in the coming weeks. But one thing is certain: Israel will continue to respond with brutality and arrogance in the face of Palestinian nonviolent civil disobedience. By Aviv Tatarsky Anyone who wants to understand where Israel is heading in Gaza ought to think about Prime Minister Netanyahu’s recent behavior regarding African asylum seekers. Even better: let’s go back to when the Israeli government decided to place metal detectors at the entrance to the Temple Mount/Haram al-Sharif last summer. [tmwinpost] Despite the differences, these three struggles have a single…

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  • Israeli army opens fire as tens of thousands march in Gaza

    Israeli troops Palestinians reportedly killed 15 and wounded 1,400 Palestinian demonstrators during the first day of what the organizers are calling 'The Great Return March,' 45 days of protests and events planned to mark 70 years since the Nakba. Updates will be posted as events unfold.  By +972 Magazine Staff Thousands of Palestinians are protesting in Gaza near the border fence with Israel on Friday. The protest marks the beginning of the "Great Return March," a 45-day series of events planned to culminate on May 15, Nakba Day. While the Israeli army has portrayed the march as a violent provocation organized…

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