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Is Blood of Iconic Journalist Redder Than Blood of Anonymous Palestinians?

Gideon Levy
Gideon Levy
Gideon Levy
Gideon Levy

The relative horror expressed over the killing of Shireen Abu Akleh is justified and necessary. It is also belated and self-righteous. Now you’re appalled? The blood of a famous journalist, no matter how brave and experienced she was – and she was – is no redder than the blood of an anonymous high school student who was traveling home in a taxi full of women in this same Jenin a month ago when she was killed by gunfire from Israeli soldiers.

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