Israel’s War on Children

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By Chris Hedges

Chris Hedges sits down with author and activist Laila el-Haddad to discuss the psychological repression of Gaza’s youth by Israeli state violence and occupation.


CHRIS HEDGES, HOST, DAYS OF REVOLT: Hi. I’m Chris Hedges. Welcome to Days of Revolt.

Today we’re going to be discussing the slow-motion genocide that the Israeli government–with, of course, American support–is orchestrating against the 1.8 million Palestinians in Gaza, what life is like for them, how the configurations of repression and violence perpetrated by the Israeli state have changed, and what’s happening in the world’s largest open-air prison.

Joining me in the studio is Laila el-Haddad. She has edited, along with Refaat Alareer, of Gaza Unsilenced, an anthology of writings. It includes some of my own writings. She has spent much of her life in and out of Gaza. She has also authored Gaza Mom: Palestine, Politics, Parenting, and Everything in…

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