The Intercept quotes USCPR Executive Director Yousef Munayyer in its coverage of the Great Return March in Gaza and Israel’s excessive and extrajudicial use of force.

Yousef Munayyer, who directs the U.S. Campaign for Palestinian Rights, pointed out that Israel’s justification for the use of force against unarmed protesters — that they are agents of a hostile power threatening to invade Israel — is contradicted by the reality that Gaza is not a separate state, but rather an enclave sealed off from the world by Israel’s military, which remains an occupying power under international law.

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