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Middle East: Israel destroys family homes of Palestinian knife attackers

Since last October, the Israeli-Palestinian conflict has been marked by a wave of stabbing attacks: Palestinians and Israeli Arabs have carried out over 100 knife attacks against Israeli soldiers and civilians.

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Faced with this new form of violence, Israeli authorities have re-implemented their controversial house demolition policy, meaning that bulldozers are sent to level the homes of the knife attackers' families. But how effective is this policy? Our Jerusalem-based correspondents Pierrick Leurent and Ediz Tiyanşan report.

A programme prepared by Patrick Lovett, Aline Schmidt and Claire Pryde.

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