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A Palestinian boy plays near the rubble of his family house, which was destroyed during the December-January Israeli offensive, in the northern Gaza Strip refugee camp of Jabalia on 28 May, 2009. Israel's recent war on Gaza brought the enclave to the brink of a catastrophe, Amnesty International said on May 28, also lambasting the two main Palestinian factions for human rights violations. By Mohammed Abed/AFP/Getty.

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