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IDF soldier: We used Palestinians as human shields

Amos Harel | Ha’aretz 15 July 2009 The Israel Defense Forces used Palestinians as human shields during Operation Cast Lead last January despite a 2005 High Court ruling outlawing the practice, a Golani brigade soldier says. He says he did ...

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West Bank fence not done and never will be, it seems

Amos Harel | Ha’aretz 14 July 2009 Seven years after construction work began on the West Bank separation fence, the project seems to have run aground. Work has slowed significantly since September 2007, and today, after the state has spent ...

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Israel’s wall still deepening the divide

Ben White | The Guardian 9 July 2009 Five years ago today, the international court of justice in The Hague published its advisory opinion on Israel’s separation wall in the Occupied Palestinian Territories (OPT). The keenly awaited verdict, requested by ...

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UN: Israel must tear down West Bank barrier

Associated Press 8 July 2009 Israel must tear down its West Bank separation barrier, a senior U.N. official said Wednesday, marking five years since the International Court of Justice declared the barrier illegal and a violation of Palestinian rights. The ...

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