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Polish Journalist: Hamas Used Residents, Journalists as Human Shields in Last Gaza War

by Staff
August 25, 2015

Hamas fired rockets at Israel from residential areas in Gaza during Operation Protective Edge last year in an attempt to provoke IDF retaliatory strikes and cause civilian casualties, Wojciech Cegielski, a reporter for Polish Radio, wrote in… 80 more words

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