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Issa Amro is no “Palestinian Gandhi”

https://twitter.com/Issaamro/status/913137373004877825
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Posted by    Sunday, October 22, 2017 at 7:00pm 10/22/2017 at 7:00pm
https://twitter.com/Issaamro/status/913137373004877825

For years, the Palestinian activist Issa Amro has told credulous journalists that he is “inspired by Gandhi” and firmly committed to “non-violent resistance.”

One of the most recent examples is a puff piece by the Washington Post’s Ishaan Tharoor, who descri...

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Al Jazeera’s ‘Palestinian Supermom’ Manal Tamimi spreads antisemitic incitement on social media

http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2017/08/palestinian-supermom-170815125403131.html
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Posted by    Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 7:15am 8/23/2017 at 7:15am
http://www.aljazeera.com/indepth/features/2017/08/palestinian-supermom-170815125403131.html

“How to be a Palestinian supermom” is the title of a recently released Al Jazeera article and video.

The “Palestinian supermom” featured in the video is Manal Tamimi, a member of the Tamimi clan from Nabih Saleh. The Tamimi clan is quite notorious.

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Bassem Tamimi and the Use of Children as Political Props

http://bassemtamimi2015speakingtour.weebly.com/
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Posted by    Thursday, September 3, 2015 at 10:00am 9/3/2015 at 10:00am
http://bassemtamimi2015speakingtour.weebly.com/

Just a week before the prominent Palestinian activist leader Bassem al-Tamimi embarks on a month-long speaking tour in the U.S., he and his family attracted massive media attention when a clip of one of the clashes they provoked with the IDF went viral.

The Tamimis are used to sympathetic media coverage, including a fawning New...

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