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Israel snubs UN Gaza war inquiry

Al Jazeera 16 April 2009 An Israeli foreign ministry spokesperson has confirmed to Al Jazeera that it will not co-operate with a United Nations investigation into alleged war crimes during the 22-day assault on the Gaza Strip. Up to 1,300 ...

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Al-Fakhouri home demolished in East Jerusalem

6 April 2009 On the morning of 6 April, about 150 Israeli soldiers, police & border police came and woke up the 22 members of the Al-Fakhouri family in the Burj Al-Laqlaq neighborhood. The Israeli forces blocked all the entrance ...

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A harsh reality for Palestinians

Ahmad Tibi | The New York Times 6 April 2009 JERUSALEM — The right-wing coalition of the new Israeli prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, does not bode well for Palestinians in Israel. With the appointment of Avigdor Lieberman as foreign minister, ...

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Israel created ‘terror without mercy’ in Gaza

Rory McCarthy | The Guardian 7 April 2009 The Israeli military attacked civilians and medics and delayed – sometimes for hours – the evacuation of the injured during the January war in Gaza, according to an independent fact-finding mission commissioned ...

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Israel on trial

George Bisharat | The New York Times 3 April 2009 Chilling testimony by Israeli soldiers substantiates charges that Israel’s Gaza Strip assault entailed grave violations of international law. The emergence of a predominantly right-wing, nationalist government in Israel suggests that ...

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