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Navigating the Language of Genocide by Keene Short

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There is also Palestine. While the contexts and implementation for the Israel and the Islamic’s State’s actions against innocent civilian populations differ in a few crucial ways, they are overwhelmingly similar. Palestinians, in many cases children, are held captive without just cause; the Israeli military regularly encroaches upon Palestinian land, removes the indigenous population by force, and occupies it by destroying local property and replacing it with Israeli property. If the U.S. accuses the Islamic State of genocide, which it should, the U.S. would be remiss if it did not make the same accusation against the Netanyahu Administration, which it should.

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The Islamic State: Al Nakba in Yarmouk Refugee Camp by Ahmad Moussa

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The Nakba also known as the ‘catastrophe’ signifies the ethnic cleansing and the incremental genocidal process that occurred against the Palestinians by the State of Israel in 1948 which caused the dispossession and displacement of 750,000 Palestinians from their ancestral homelands; forced to settle in refugee camps such as Al Yarmouk  in neighboring countries of Syria, Lebanon and Jordan as well as the camps for the internally displaced within what are known as the occupied territories of 1967 of the West Bank and Gaza Strip.

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