"Life Comes First": Israeli Peace Activists Condemn War on Gaza, Demand Ceasefire Deal

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Four Israeli hostages have returned to their families after Israel’s deadly raid on the Nuseirat refugee camp that killed at least 274 Palestinians. All four hostages were in good medical condition. As Israel’s war on Gaza continues unabated, families and supporters of many of the remaining hostages see the Israeli government’s refusal to negotiate for a ceasefire as a barrier to their loved ones’ safe return. “I already lost my parents, and I don’t want [anyone] to be in the position I am,” says Maoz Inon, whose parents were killed in the Hamas attack on October 7. Inon is a supporter of an “all for all” exchange, in which all surviving Israeli hostages would be returned to Israel in exchange for the release of the thousands of Palestinian prisoners held in Israeli detention before and after October 7. We also speak with Israeli entrepreneur Ami Dar, who says it’s only a matter of time before some kind of peace agreement ends the war, making further delay “Just do the damn deal,” Dar says.

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