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Occupation Kills in Iraq and in Palestine

March 14th, 2005

A US refuser says: “I saw a soldier broken down inside because he killed a child . . . [There was] the fear of killing innocent people . . . there was the fear of losing my soul in the process of saving my body.” —Camilo Mejia

An Israeli refuser says: “Most soldiers don’t understand that you can’t be moral while serving in the occupied territories. There’s no such thing as an ‘enlightened occupation’ . . . Should you bomb their villages and then hand out candy?” —Israeli Defense Force Staff Sergeant [Res.] Shamai Leibowitz

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