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Israel has mobilized some 300,000 army reservists as it ramps up its war on Gaza following a devastating surprise attack by Hamas militants on Saturday that killed hundreds inside Israel, including many civilians. Journalist Haggai Matar of +972 Magazine says that while the violence shocked Israelis, the unending military occupation and apartheid set the stage for this weekend’s events. “There is no military solution. These recurring attacks on Gaza bring nothing but death and destruction, and no hope for any of us,” says Matar, a conscientious objector who refused service in the Israel Defense Forces.

This content originally appeared on Democracy Now! and was authored by Democracy Now!.


[1] Israeli Conscientious Objector Haggai Matar: Hamas Attack Reflects Israeli Violence in Palestine | Democracy Now! ➤