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    Bombing Gaza isn't fighting sexual violence

    Matthews, H. and Serisier, Tanya (2024) Bombing Gaza isn't fighting sexual violence. Counterpunch , ISSN 2328-4331.

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    Abstract

    As the human catastrophe in Gaza deepens, Israel and its allies are mobilizing evidence of sexual violence committed by members of Hamas and other Palestinian militant groups on October 7 to justify continued military action. When the Security Council failed to pass a resolution demanding a ceasefire on December 8, Israel government spokesperson Eylon Levy tweeted: “Thank you to the United States of America for vetoing a UN Security Council resolution designed to keep Hamas’ rapist regime in power.” In the wake of its case at the International Court of Justice accusing Israel of genocide Levy accused South Africa of complicity with a “rapist regime.”

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    Item Type: Article
    School: Birkbeck Faculties and Schools > Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences
    Depositing User: Tanya Serisier
    Date Deposited: 02 Feb 2024 06:13
    Last Modified: 02 Feb 2024 09:01
    URI: https://eprints.bbk.ac.uk/id/eprint/52766

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