What a Week of Extremist Violence Reveals About Israel

My latest piece in The Nation:

Duma, West Bank–Eman and Mamoun Dawabsheh’s five children might have burned to death in the early morning hours of July 31, when Israeli settlers snuck into Duma, the West Bank village where they live, and tossed firebombs into their home. Fire entirely decimated the room where the boys usually sleep. The heat of the blaze melted the television that 17-year-old Moatasem sometimes falls asleep watching. Fortunately, the family was in Nablus.

Read the rest here.

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8-year old Ahmed Dawabsheh surveys the burnt remains of his home in the West Bank village of Duma, after it being firebombed by Israeli settlers on July 31

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