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Qatar, Hamas and the West’s shameful silence

A Palestinian man displays a 100 dollar bill, part of $480 million in aid allocated by Qatar to Gaza in 2019 (Credit: Getty images)

The political class in France have rounded on Jean-Luc Mélenchon for his failure to condemn Hamas’s attack against Israel. The far-left firebrand, a Gallic Jeremy Corbyn, reacted to Saturday’s massacre of Israeli civilians by Islamist terrorists with a tweet:

‘All the violence unleashed against Israel and Gaza proves only one thing: violence only produces and reproduces itself.

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Gavin Mortimer
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Gavin Mortimer
Gavin Mortimer is a British author who has lived in Paris for 12 years. He writes about French politics, terrorism and sport.

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