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Stories under this heading cover Turkey as well as the Levant – a large area in the Eastern Mediterranean region of Western Asia, consisting of Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Israel and Palestine.

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The dignified struggle of a Gaza doctor for justice

The dignified struggle of a Gaza doctor for justice

The dignified struggle of a Palestinian doctor from Gaza for justice has inspired many but has not found recourse in the Israeli legal system. Izzeldin Abuelaish was seeking an apology and compensation from the Israeli government after his family members were killed by a tank strike in Gaza in 2009. Abuelaish appeal in Israel’s Supreme Court was rejected on Wednesday (24 November).

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