Thursday, July 31, 2014

Reporting from Gaza: Israel's assault exceeds death toll of 2008/2009 Operation Cast Lead

Dear friends,
it has been announced there will a limited true for 72 hours. This announcement comes as the death toll in Gaza exceeds that of Operation Cast Lead. As of 31 July, Israel has now murdered more Palestinians in Gaza than they did in Operation Cast Lead in 2008/2009. According to the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights in Gaza(PCHR), Israel has now killed 1432 people during its 24 day murder spree in Gaza. Of this number, 1219 are civilian (85%) and 345 are children. Israel has injured 6511. According PCHR, 1,417 Palestinians were killed and 5303 injured in Israel's 22 day Operation Cast Lead.

The tweets included in this post are from the following journalists, photographers and bloggers (click on their names to go to their accounts) documenting the situation on the ground in Gaza:

Belal- Gaza - Palestinian doctor working in Gaza. 
Mohammed Suliman - Gazan blogger (see also his article on Gaza in Alkhabar)
Dalia Hatuaq - Palestinian journalist 
Ayman Mohyeldin - Egyptian reporter, reporting for NBC
Sherine Tadros - Sky News journalist in Gaza 
Chris Morris - BBC journalist 
UNRWA - UN Relief and Works Agency
Pierre Krähenbühl  - Commissioner General UNRWA

You can read the earlier posts in this "Reporting from Gaza" series by clicking on the titles blow:

In solidarity,









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