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A growing chorus of international voices has described what Israel has done to Gaza in military operations “Cast Lead,” “Pillar of Fire” and “Protective Edge” as genocide. Genocide has been defined legally as (1) the intent to destroy a people in whole or in part, and (2) killing members of a group of people or inflicting conditions of life calculated to bring about their physical destruction, in whole or in part. Terms applied to Israel’s treatment of Palestinians by world-recognized figures include: genocide, Holocaust, Nakba (“Catastrophe”), ethnic cleansing, massacre, torture, barbarism, inhuman, atrocity, immoral, abomination, evil, oppression, nightmare, intolerable hell, apartheid, racism, fascism, fanaticism, war crimes, crimes against humanity, and war on children. The people who have said such things include prominent Jewish intellectuals like Albert Einstein, Sigmund Freud, Noam Chomsky, Christopher Hitchens, Richard Falk and Ilan Pappé. They also include Nobel Peace Prize laureates Nelson Mandela, Desmond Tutu and Jimmy Carter. And they include eloquent Palestinians such as the poets Mahmoud Darwish, Fadwa Tuqan, Khaled Nusseibeh, Iqbal Tamimi, Dr. Hanan Ashrawi and Walid Khazindar, who was born in Gaza City.
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