Sexism and Aggression: What We Learn From Israeli Army T-shirts

Racy, sexually explicit items have become part of Israeli military culture. And the main targets are women, Arabs and gays.

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A soldier wears a T-shirt that says 'every Arab mother should know that her son's fate is in my hands.'
A soldier wears a T-shirt that says 'every Arab mother should know that her son's fate is in my hands.'Credit: Shachar Atwan
Shachar Atwan
Shachar Atwan

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