Suffering and scholarly response to Amidu Sanni – how to discuss the Israel-Hamas violence

Prof. Jon Abbink was invited by Research Africa Reviews to briefly comment on the remarks by Prof. Amidu O. Sanni (Lagos State University) in his article The Israeli-Gaza (mis)Adventure: African Response to the Day Before and After October 7 (pdf). 
Read Abbink's commentary #3 (pdf).
You may also want to read Jon Abbink's commentary #1 (pdf), 'The Israel-Hamas drama and the dilemmas of scholarly response'.

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Jon Abbink

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Jon Abbink is an anthropologist-historian and carries out research on the history and cultures of the Horn of Africa (Northeast Africa), particularly Ethiopia. He is Professor Emeritus of Politics and Governance in Africa at Leiden University.

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