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Palestinian video game strikes Israel’s nerve

A new video game developed by a Brazilian of Palestinian origin has raised controversy among Israelis who claim the game encourages the killing of Jews.
Palestinian children wearing protective face masks as a preventive measure against the spread of the coronavirus play video games in Rafah, Gaza Strip, March 22, 2020.

Palestinians have always wished that the heroes that resisted the Israeli occupation do not end up dead, injured or imprisoned. But this is far fetched on the ground given Israel’s military superiority.

But a new video game has made this a possibility — albeit in the virtual world.

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