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Persistent Violence in Israel-Palestine Could Escalate Further

As Israeli protesters rage against their far-right government’s anti-democratic legislation, military raids and settler attacks continue in the West Bank.

Without steps to de-escalate the situation, violence there or in Jerusalem could spiral during the Muslim and Jewish holidays in the weeks ahead.

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Persistent violence in occupied East Jerusalem and the West Bank could escalate ahead of major Muslim and Jewish holidays – Ramadan and Passover – which will coincide in 2023 as they did the two preceding years.

Tensions have been rising for the past few months, fuelled by a combination of factors. Among them are deadly Israeli military raids in…

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