How the IDF Is Tarnishing the Name of the Medic It Killed in Gaza

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by Yael Marom “Razan al-Najjar is no angel of mercy,” tweeted IDF Arabic Spokesman Avichay Adraee on Thursday. Attached to Adraee’s defamatory tweet was an edited video in which a young woman dressed in a white coat and a headscarf, a mask covering… Continue Reading  

What Justice Looks Like for Those Who Kill Palestinians

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by Yael Marom Ever since she was arrested in the middle of the night late last December, 17-year-old Ahed Tamimi has been held in Israeli custody. On Wednesday, Tamimi signed a plea deal in Israeli military court and will serve eight months in prison,… Continue Reading  

Army arrests Palestinian teen for hurting soldiers’ masculinity

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by Yael Marom The IDF Spokesperson was clearly excited to publish the details of a complicated military operation that took place Tuesday morning: under the cover of darkness, Israeli Border Police broke into the Tamimi family’s home and arrested 17-year-old Ahed, taking… Continue Reading  

Israel Must Apologize to Its Citizens for Lying about Gaza Flotilla

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By Yael Marom Now that Israel has signed a reconciliation agreement with Turkey over the Gaza flotilla incident, it must apologize to its own citizens for its lies and distortions. Five takeaways. 1. A Shayetet 13 combat soldier who was… Continue Reading