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Gilles Devers on Gaza: “The notion of ‘terrorism’ does not exist under international law”

ByTheEast: As a legal advocate for political causes, could you clarify who you represent in Palestine? Gilles Devers: I’m a dedicated supporter of the Palestinian cause. I work with everyone, without exception. Due to logistical reasons, my work primarily revolves around Gaza and the Hamas resistance movement. However, I also engage with various sectors of Palestinian civil society. Currently I am in the...

Once we begin the Rafah operation, the intense phase of the fighting is weeks away from completion. Not months. If we don't have a deal, we'll do it anyway."

Benjamin Netanyahu

Israel Prime Minister

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