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Jan 14, 2009

More than 1010 Palestinians dead, over 315 children,

95 women, and more than 5,000 wounded

What would this mean in Britain with its population of 60 million, in comparative terms?

It would mean 40,000 dead, 12500 of them children, and 200,000 wounded.

bombing-14-janThe carnage continues unhindered!

‘More than 1,000 killed in Gaza’: BBC

Palestinian deaths in the Gaza Strip have passed 1,000, medical sources in Gaza say, as Egypt continues efforts to broker a ceasefire. Nearly a third of the dead are reported to be children and nearly 5,000 people have been injured. After talks in Cairo, Hamas officials said they were happy with the broad outlines of an Egyptian initiative but that details remained to be worked out.

Stop Arming Israel: Call by PSC

The ongoing Israeli occupation of Palestinian territory and the Israeli assault on Lebanon in July 2006 have been conducted by a strong Israeli army using disproportionate and indiscriminate force against civilian populations in clear breach of humanitarian law. The international community has a duty to prevent this use of force. Yet despite the fact that Israel has flouted more UN resolutions, and for a longer period, than any other country, western governments, including the UK government, continue to supply Israel with weapons and military components. In doing so the UK is providing direct
material support for Israel’s aggression and sending an implicit message of approval for its actions.

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