Tuesday, July 8: 1. Mohammed Sha’aban, 24, was killed in a bombing of his car in Gaza City. 2. Ahmad Sha’aban, 30, died in the same bombing. 3. Khadir al-Bashiliki, 45, died in the same bombing. 4. Rashad Yaseen, 27, was killed in a bombing of the Nusseirat refugee camp in central Gaza. 5….
The Israel Broadcasting Authority banned a radio broadcast made by the human rights organization B’Tselem about children killed in Gaza, claiming its content was “politically controversial.”
You’ll never hear the end of Israeli spokespeople on our television screens offering their condolences, how they “deplore” the loss of innocent lives and how they “don’t target children”, but back in Israel where they show their true character, naming those very kids they’re oh so sorry about would be “controversial”. Welcome to the master of two-facedness and genocide - welcome to Israel.
"Stop pretending the US is an uninvolved, helpless party in the Israeli assault on Gaza. The Obama administration’s unstinting financial, military and diplomatic support for Israel is a key enabling force in the conflict." .. (from this article)
Israel puts on a show for the world’s media by reminding them over and over again how they tell Palestinian civilians to “evacuate” (which is an insult in itself since they’re not allowed to leave Gaza due to the illegal blockade), but the reality on the ground is that they tell Palestinians ‘we will kill you no matter where you go - you are our targets’ by bombing all the places they’re taking shelter in - ambulances, hospitals and UN schools.