Israeli attacks on Gaza continue. Over 160 people have lost their lives so far, and more than one thousand are injured. There are no casualties on the Israeli side. Two days ago, Press TV‘s Gaza correspondent covered the situation describing how:
“…They killed a doctor, they injured a paramedic, and also targeted an ambulance… There were also casualties reported in hospitals, such as the European Hospital, the al Wafa Hospital… and Red Crescent societies…
The real tragedy here is about the children. We’ve been seeing a lot of videos and pictures, dead bodies in hospitals, of children, innocent children. A person cannot just stand silent in front of those pictures. They bring anyone to tears, except Mahmoud Abbas, Ban Ki-Moon, the Israeli community and those who support the Israeli aggression on Gaza.
Two days ago, there was a father crying over his 4 year old child’s dead body, who lost half his head, and asking him to wake up, he had got him toys. Another dad, his only daughter was critically injured and he was crying ‘take my blood and give it to her and bring her back to life’. Another 6 year old boy is laying in a bed in a hospital… he doesn’t even know that his family was targeted.
The situation is only getting worse, kids are being targeted, and the international community just stands silent.”
Yesterday, Robert Fisk wrote his regular column for The Independent. He warns us that all of this has happened before: