Israel sinks to new low by smearing slain children as “terrorists” | The Electronic Intifada

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Maureen Clare Murphy

Palestinian mourners attend the funeral of JanaAssaf, 15, after she was shot and killed in the West Bank city of Jenin, 12 December. Ahmed Ibrahim APA images

Leave it to innovative Israel to sink to ever-new lows.

It isn’t anything new for the state to smear Palestinians killed by its police and military as terrorists. But it seems to be a fresh twist for Israel to try to convince the UN that most of the Palestinian children slain by its forces had “terror” ties.

According to media reports, Israeli officials planned to tell Virginia Gamba, the UN special reporter on children and armed conflict, that Palestinians are exploiting children who are then killed by its forces.

Gamba was visiting Israel, the West Bank and Gaza ahead of her annual report on the conflict’s impact on children.

“Regarding the…

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