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The 'Forensic Architects' investigating Gaza

Friday, July 31, 2015 - 05:31

Drawing on hundreds of photos, videos and satellite images taken during the 2014 Gaza conflict, analysts in London are using new techniques to piece together what happened.

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The 'Forensic Architects' investigating Gaza

Friday, July 31, 2015 - 05:31