Israel “directly targeted” children in drone strikes on Gaza, says rights group

I’ve made a post previously about the hypocrisy of Israel within our global community, and their apparent immunity of any kind of war crime which is a similar theme within this post. It is certainly worth a read if you are seeking some further information.
This is a very interesting point : ’43 percent of Gaza’s inhabitants are under the age of fourteen. Israel’s ongoing war against Gaza is essentially a war on a refugee ghetto.’ Now consider the moral dimension of Israel’s previous bombardment of Gaza.

A link to my own contribution on this topic is here: https://wordpress.com/post/88844019/17/

Dispatches from the Underclass

Originally published at The Electronic Intifada

Israel deliberately targeted children in Gaza last summer, according to a new report by Defence for Children International-Palestine (DCI-Palestine).

Of the 2,220 Palestinians killed during Israel’s 51-day bombing campaign, at least 1,492 were civilians, including at least 547 children.

A total of 535 of those children were killed as a direct result of Israeli attacks. Moreover, 68 percent of children Israel killed in Gaza were under the age of twelve, according to the report.

An additional 3,374 children were injured, including over 1,000 who have been left with lifelong disabilities, many of which require medical care that is inaccessible in Gaza due to a crushing Israeli siege that has yet to be lifted. Another 373,000 children are suffering from deep trauma and require desperately needed psychosocial support that is severely lacking in the Gaza Strip.

Nowhere was safe for children

As a matter of policy, Israel deliberately and indiscriminately targeted the very spaces…

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