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Nicola Perugini

Nicola Perugini

Nicola Perugini is lecturer at the School of Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh. Follow him on Twitter: @PeruginiNic

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Why We Need to Challenge Russia's Human Shields Narrative

The human shield accusation has actually become an increasingly common defense when states act immorally.

Nicola Perugini ·


Ukraine, International Law, and the History of Hospital Bombings

From the war in Afghanistan and the US-backed Saudi intervention in Yemen to the Israeli campaigns in Gaza and the Syrian civil war, in recent years hospitals have constantly been bombed by military forces under the guise of counterterrorism.

Neve Gordon ·


Migrant Caravan: Branding Migrants ‘Human Shields’ Has a Deadly Motive

By attempting to make a better life for themselves, migrants are transformed into military targets, people who can be legitimately injured or killed

Neve Gordon ·


The Fallacy of Israel's Human Shields Claims in Gaza

Desperately trying to justify the killing of unarmed protesters, Israel once again uses its 'human shields' mantra.

Neve Gordon ·




Israel’s 'Indigenous Invaders’

How Israel justifies the imminent relocation of thousands of Palestinian Bedouin by characterizing them as invaders.

Neve Gordon ·

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