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Israel/Palestine: Israel Resumes Punitive House Demolitions (UA 296/14)
Israel's government has ordered the demolition of the family homes of at least 7 Palestinians who carried out attacks which killed Israelis. Israel claim they have to do this to deter future attacks.
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