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  1. The top stories on our social channels this week: Ariel Sharon's deeply disturbing legacy; thousands are starving to death in the siege of Damascus; crisis in the Central African Republic and South Sudan; the other Malala's; will Buddhist women in Burma be able to choose their husbands? 
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    Ariel Sharon: a legacy of destruction, but remembered in eulogies as a peacemaker. He went to his grave without facing justice for terrible things he did. His death is a grim reminder that impunity for human rights abuses and violations of international humanitarian law has plagued Israel and the Palestinians for far too long.
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    Israel: Ariel Sharon’s Troubling Legacy

    Ariel Sharon died without facing justice for his role in the massacres of hundreds and perhaps thousands of civilians by Lebanese militias in the Sabra and Shatilla refugee camps in Lebanon in 1982. The killings constituted war crimes and crimes against humanity.