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Children who Kill Never had a Chance

Posted in My notes by beyondtheborder on April 14, 2009

When you Johann Hari’s article, “Children who Kill Never had a Chance“, think of the children of Gaza… The children who were found clinging to their mother’s dead corpses for 48 hours while Israeli soldiers were less than 100 yards away… The children who want to die to reunite with their parents in paradise… the children who lived through a 22 day massacre… And in five to ten years, when you hear the stories of heart-broken Israeli families who just lost their children to suicide bombs, you’ll know who to blame.

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War-shocked Gaza children ‘want to die’

Posted in Operation Cast Lead by beyondtheborder on April 12, 2009
Palestinian boys wounded by an Israeli tank shell wait for treatment at Shifa hospital in Gaza in January

Palestinian boys wounded by an Israeli tank shell wait for treatment at Shifa hospital in Gaza in January

“At the bravest times they’ve thought, ‘I want to die. My father was dead in the Israeli attack – I want to be with them. So I want to die. There’s nothing good about this life. At least when I die, I will be with my parents, and it will be heaven and paradise’.”

For full article, visit http://www.abc.net.au/news/stories/2009/04/13/2541280.htm?section=world

Gazan children to be screened for long-term effects of white phosphorus smoke

The children, 300 from the Afaluna Society for Deaf Children and 700 associated with the Culture and Free Thought Association in Gaza will be screened with particular attention to the long-term effects of the use of white phosphorus weapons by Israel during its war against the Gaza Strip.

Children requiring follow-up treatment and medications will be seen by both Japanese and Jordanian doctors, who are supporting the initiative.

For full article, visit http://www.maannews.net/en/index.php?opr=ShowDetails&ID=37056