Truthout Interviews Marjorie Cohn on Israel and Gaza

Marjorie Cohn discusses the illegal conflict between Israel and Palestinians in Gaza City and non-violent means to break the cycle of violence.

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The conflict between Israel and Hamas in Gaza City remains fluid., Professor of law and Truthout contributor Marjorie Cohn lays out some of the legal violations of humanitarian law the Israelis have committed in their ongoing occupation of Gaza City. The all-too-familiar narrative of this conflict suggests to some that there’s no way to resolve the long-standing hostilities between Palestinian and Israeli forces. However, Marjorie Cohn highlights the non-violent BDS movement (boycott, divestment and sanctions) to pressure Israel to break the cycle of violence and forge a lasting peace that is equitable and just for both sides.