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Counting Crowds Confounds Correspondents

How many Gaza demonstrators risked Hamas thuggery yesterday to demand national unity? Depends on who you read. Counting crowds confounds correspondents. The Guardian’s divergence alone boggles: The Guardian: “Estimates of the turnout in Gaza City ranged from 10,000 to 100,000.” Time: ” Some 10,000 protesters were reported in the streets of Gaza City . . .”

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