I've covered numerous conflicts and wars in Afghanistan, Syria and Yemen during my ten years as a journalist, but I've never seen so many dead or wounded children. “It's a war against the children,” I heard several foreign journalists say. By
Dr. Mona El-Farra writes of being knocked on the floor overnight during heaving shelling in Gaza City and MECA partner, Al-Awda Hospital, sent chilling photos of some of the injuries after Israel once again targeted a UN school where displaced families were seeking safety and shelter in Gaza. At least 17 people were killed at the school.
We are appalled by the military onslaught on civilians in Gaza under the guise of punishing terrorists. This is the third large scale military assault on Gaza since 2008. Each time the death toll is borne mainly by innocent people in Gaza, especially women and children under the unacceptable pretext of Israel eradicating political parties and resistance to the occupation and siege they impose.
Videos and other updates from International Jewish Anti-Zionist Network (IJAN) as Jews answer the call to “besiege Israeli consulates,” and to protest Zionist events attempting to justify Israel’s massacre of Palestinians.
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon expressed his horror at the attack on the school at Beit Hanoun in the northern Gaza strip. "Many have been killed – including women and children, as well as U.N. staff."
Jon Snow has been speaking to youngsters in Gaza City about their lives and how they're coping with living in a warzone. And he also talks to Dr Mads Gilbert - a Norwegian doctor working at al Shifa hospital - who is treating some of the children.
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