Genocide in Gaza
Photo by Adel Hana AP
The silence is deafening.
January 18, 2008
Israel blocked shipment of food, fuel and all other supplies into the Gaza Strip on Friday and intensified airstrikes on the Palestinian territory, calling the steps a response to increasing rocket attacks into Israel. Ellen Knickmeyer, Washington Post
December 27, 2008
Hospitals crowded with people, civilians rushing in wounded people in cars, vans and ambulances. "There are heads without bodies .... There's blood in the corridors. People are weeping, women are crying, doctors are shouting, "
said nurse Ahmed Abdel Salaam from Shifa Hospital, Gaza's main treatment center. By early evening, 205 Gazans were known to be dead and 388 wounded, Gaza health official Dr. Moaiya Hassanain said. He did not provide figures on civilian deaths. Israeli military officials said more than 100 tons of bombs were dropped on Gaza by mid-afternoon. IBRAHIM BARZAK, Associated Press