West Bank

Jake Johnson, staff writer
"I am overcome with emotions realizing how we are finally humanizing one of the world's most dehumanized peoples," tweeted Rep. Ilhan Omar
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"He really put 'grandmother' in quotes like Palestinians are incapable of...
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"This is the result of the ongoing incitement campaign against aid and human...

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In their latest atrocity among too many, Israeli forces shot and killed Samah Zuhair Mubarak, 16, at a West Bank checkpoint on her way home from school. Officials say Mubarak tried to stab a security officer - as proof, they helpfully posted a random picture of a small knife - after which “a rapid response by additional security forces brought about her neutralization." Mubarak, who received no first aid, was just one of Israel's grievous victims this week. They all had, and deserve, names.

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