7 Faces of Gaza and Israel

What a mass-killing looks like

Credit: Times of Israel
Credit: Times of Israel

Israeli artillery shells U.N.-run school sheltering evacuees from the Gaza conflict early Wednesday, killing at least 20

http://www.washingtonpost.com/world/israel-presses-attack-16-killed-at-un-school/2014/07/30/4a643588-17a5-11e4-85b6-c1451e622637_story.html

What a relief worker/witness looks like

Credit: Yahoo News
Credit: Yahoo News

UNRWA Strongly Condemns Israeli Shelling of Its School in Gaza as a Serious Violation of International Law

 “…a source of universal shame. Today the world stands disgraced… ” “We have visited the site and gathered evidence. We have analysed fragments, examined craters and other damage. Our initial assessment is that it was Israeli artillery that hit our school, in which 3,300 people had sought refuge. We believe there were at least three impacts. …  there were multiple civilian deaths and injuries including of women and children …   These are people who were instructed to leave their homes by the Israeli army.”

“I condemn in the strongest possible terms this serious violation of international law by Israeli forces. This is the sixth time that one of our schools has been struck. Our staff, the very people leading the humanitarian response are being killed. “

  • United Nations Relief and Works Agency Commissioner General

http://www.unrwa.org/newsroom/official-statements/unrwa-strongly-condemns-israeli-shelling-its-school-gaza-serious

What conscience looks like.

Credit: Reuters
Credit: Reuters

5 American-Hemisphere governments recall their ambassadors from Israel. “…the scale and intensity of Israeli operations in Gaza violate the principle of proportionality in the use of force, an essential requirement to justify self-defense.” – Chilean government http://www.haaretz.com/news/diplomacy-defense/1.607915

“The White House condemned the attack and said it was ‘extremely concerned’ that Palestinians were not safe at shelters despite being told to evacuate their homes by Israel’s army.”

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-28571785

What bullies look like.

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At Israel’s request the U.S. is re-supplying Israel Defense Forces with several categories of ammunition, CNN has learned.

What a news reporter looks like.

Credit: Twitter
Credit: Twitter

Vaughn Sterling At Israel’s request the US is re-supplying Israel Defense Forces with several categories of ammunition, CNN has learned About two hours ago via Twitter Web Client Favorite Retweet Reply

What a diplomat looks like.

Credit: Huffington Post
Credit: Huffington Post

“I speak directly for my prime minister here,” he said. “The criticism of Secretary Kerry for his good faith efforts to advance a sustainable ceasefire is unwarranted.”

Israel’s ambassador to Washington, Ron Dermer

What a peacemaker looks like.

Credit: Wikipedia
Credit: Wikipedia

“Israel has exhausted the military option,” – Former President Shimon Peres

http://www.jpost.com/Operation-Protective-Edge/Peres-Israel-has-exhausted-military-option-Abbas-rule-in-Gaza-must-be-restored-369388

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