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Amira Hass: The old man and the ‘strip and swim’ procedure in Gaza

By Amira Hass, Haaretz | Haaretz | June 4, 2012 The Israeli navy harasses Gazan fishermen even within 3-mile limit from shore “Take off your clothes,” ordered the soldier over his megaphone. The old man and his son removed their clothing. “Get into the water,” the soldier continued shouting into the megaphone. The son, 18, […]

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UN: Judge hasn’t asked Gaza report to be nixed

GENEVA — The U.N.’s top human rights body says it is standing by a report about Israel’s 2009 incursion into Gaza even though the lead author has backtracked from some of the report’s most damning allegations against Israel. Israel has called for the report to be withdrawn after Richard Goldstone, a former South African judge and […]

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