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Old image does not show Israeli soldier crushing girl in Gaza

Posted on AllSides December 8th, 2023
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Israel's military operation in the Gaza Strip following an attack by Hamas has reduced entire neighborhoods to rubble and killed thousands of civilians -- including children. But a photo of a girl supposedly being crushed under the boot of a soldier is unrelated to the war; the image has circulated for more than a decade and appears to show street theater in Bahrain.

"#IsraeliChildAbusers An IDF agent stands with his boot on the chest of a little Palestinian girl of perhaps age 8. His machine gun points directly within inches of her...

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