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“Dalia Khalifa, a 9-year old Palestinian girl, was seriously injured during the Israeli offensive on Gaza Strip, at Zaytoon neighborhood. Khalifa came out of her family’s house was hit randomly by Israeli shelling of the town.
With her injures and blood over her small body, Khaifa almost lost her life. She stayed at a hospital for a long where she was listed in critical condition.
Khalifa escaped death and has become an icon for life when photographers take her face with the shrapnels and show her how she loves the life and how much she is a fracture-resistant.” Found at:
“All governments lie, as I.F. Stone pointed out, including Israel and Hamas. But Israel engages in the kinds of jaw-dropping lies that characterize despotic and totalitarian regimes. It does not deform the truth; it inverts it.”
“I saw small boys baited and killed by Israeli soldiers in the Gaza refugee camp of Khan Younis. The soldiers swore at the boys in Arabic over the loudspeakers of their armored jeep. The boys, about 10 years old, then threw stones at an Israeli vehicle and the soldiers opened fire, killing some, wounding others.”
“Dear Mum… ‘aving a smashing time here in Gaza. The ‘otel is a bit rustic and needs a coat of paint and the telly don’t work proper. It’s fully booked with dozens more dying to get in. Last night was a firework show put on by the IDF. Lovely people and no expense spared. I ‘erd that Mr. Obama actually paid for the fireworks since Israel is broke. We saw lots of lovely Israeli people watching the display from their deck-chairs on their side of the fence. One little girl actually got a sparkler dropped on her ‘ead. She lite up like a blooming candle. What fun. Gotta run as the IDF want to play more games. TTFN and hugs, your son Mo.”
“…military intelligence officials from the two countries held annual intelligence-sharing conferences and South African military representatives came to the West Bank to view the anti-riot equipment the Israeli army was using against Palestinians. When foreign journalists in the West Bank encountered visiting South African military officials, the Israeli military censor was quickly ordered to hush it up. Back in South Africa, a large contingent of Israeli rocketry experts was holed up in the seaside town of Arniston helping the South African government put the finishing touches on ballistic missiles intended to carry its next generation of nuclear weapons.” -Sasha Polakow-Suransky, Huffington Post. “Bolding” added by WS
Dear Mum. ‘aving a smashing time playing Hide-and-go-Seek. The IDF made this game more funer but blowing everything to pieces. Won’t be home for dinner any time soon. Luv, Aadab