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6 month old baby killed by Israel attacks March 1, 2008

Posted by shadows15 in Contemporary Issues, Misc.
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Rana el-Hindi from Save the Children, speaking from inside the Gaza Strip, told Al Jazeera children were suffering greatly from the Israeli bombardment.

“In the last three days at least 19 children have been killed … it’s a real concern for all organisations here,” she said.

“Most of the time, when we go into the field and talk to the children about their fears and concerns, they are always afraid of a new [Israeli] invasion to the Gaza Strip – and obviously the current situation is just … what they fear.”

She said the number of children being hospitalised was increasing “day after day”.

Eissam Younis, director of the Al Mizan Centre for Human Rights in Gaza, told Al Jazeera that the Israeli army was “intentionally and systematically targeting civilians” and criticised world powers for their muted response.

“Israel puts itself above the law because the international community is always silent,” he said. Read here!

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