You don’t need to be a journalist, Mid-East analyst or expert of any kind to come up with a list of practical steps ‘protesters’ participating in the Hamas organised Great Return March can take to save Palestinian lives.
Here are just a few:
- Stop firing at soldiers on the border.
- Stop throwing grenades and other explosive devices at soldiers on the border.
- Stop attempting to damage the security fence and infiltrate into Israel in order to kill Jews.
We don’t mean to be cheeky, but to introduce a larger point: that the Guardian’s coverage of the region is characterised, as much as any other factor, by the denial of Palestinian agency, with reports invariably describing the cause of Gaza’s woes as some sort of act of nature or, much more often, the result of Israeli malevolence.
Reports on Palestinian deaths and injuries during the Gaza border riots which have taken…
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