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It’s the mens rea, stupid!

31 October 2023

1:08 AM

31 October 2023

1:08 AM

The young female journalist-cum-activist from the ABC (suffering early onset bias) was asking Amir Maimon, the Israeli Ambassador to Australia, at his National Press Club address the other day:

‘…we’ve heard it being said for the past two weeks, the notion that Israel has a right to defend itself. But what does that actually look like? Where is the line crossed? What number of Palestinian people killed is a satisfactory number for the Israeli government … considering there are more than 5,000 including children that have been killed, where is that line drawn?’

Implicit in that question appears to be the assumption...

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