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10 Human Rights Organizations in an Urgent Letter to Attorney General: Concerns Regarding Serious Violations of International Humanitarian Law in the IDF’s Operations in Gaza | B’Tselem

Based on very broad scan of some online platforms or channels, sometimes, I can’t help but notice that some readers who are physically very very far away from ground zero are the ones who try to drum up the ‘religion’ or ‘community-based’ card in this conflict.

And as with many different kinds of conflict where this card could be thrown around at a whim, the people from within the community themselves also have to step up and show the situation for what it is : a bloody humanitarian crisis.

What can we learn about dealing with conflict from the examples  below (in the links & the picture) ? Try to apply to conflicts or tensions that have or could emerge in our own societies (racial; religious; between the rich and poor; between foreigners and locals etc.)

http://www.btselem.org/press_release/20140721_joint_statement_on_gaza

http://www.bustle.com/articles/31508-is-israel-wrong-in-attacking-gaza-to-me-being-jewish-means-thinking-critically

Academic of Jewish origin, Naomi Wolf walks out of synagogue in protest : http://mondoweiss.net/2014/07/synagogue-nothing-massacre.html

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