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May we use this holiday season to shine a light

By Yonatan Gher Director of Amnesty International Israel This month, those of us who celebrate Hanukah commemorate a miracle of light: a flame, which in our people’s moment of darkness, shone far beyond the limits of physics. The world’s Christians … Continue reading

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Palestinian homes as targets

By Salil Shetty, Amnesty International’s Secretary General. Nearly three months have passed since the latest conflict came to an end, but the piles of rubble and empty shells of family homes in Gaza serve as painful reminders of the death … Continue reading

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Three steps to achieve a lasting truce in Israel and Gaza

By Philip Luther, Director of the Middle East and North Africa Programme at Amnesty International. We have seen, over and over again ceasefires dissipate in the dust of renewed bombings. Here are three basic human rights which must not be … Continue reading

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