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Humanitarian Emergency: Send Direct Aid to the Victims in Gaza

Photos From Israel's 'Operation Cast Lead', December 2008 - January 2009
Warning: Disturbing images
 
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29 December: Samera Baalusha carries her surviving child, Mohamad, while crying over the body of her daughter, Jawaher Baalusha, four, during her funeral. Jawaher and four of her sisters were killed d
29 December: Samera Baalusha carries her surviving child, Mohamad, while crying over the body of her daughter, Jawaher Baalusha, four, during her funeral. Jawaher and four of her sisters were killed during an Israeli air raid - Photograph: Abid Katib/Getty Images - The Guardian - The Guardian

Israeli artillery shells explode with a chemical agent - white phosphorus - designed to create smokescreen for ground forces - Times of London
Israeli artillery shells explode with a chemical agent - white phosphorus - designed to create smokescreen for ground forces - Times of London - Israel rains fire on Gaza with phosphorus shells

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 - Palestinian Information Center
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28 December: Palestinians pass the al-Shifa mosque after it was hit in a Israeli air force bombing raid on Gaza City - Photograph: Fady Adwan/EPA - The Guardian
28 December: Palestinians pass the al-Shifa mosque after it was hit in a Israeli air force bombing raid on Gaza City - Photograph: Fady Adwan/EPA - The Guardian - The Guardian

1 January: Palestinians look at buildings damaged after an Israeli air strike in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip - Photograph: Ibraheem Abu Mustafa/Reuters - The Guardian
1 January: Palestinians look at buildings damaged after an Israeli air strike in Rafah in the southern Gaza Strip - Photograph: Ibraheem Abu Mustafa/Reuters - The Guardian - The Guardian

6 January: Orthodox Jews dance with Israeli soldiers at the Gaza border - Photograph: Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images - The Guardian
6 January: Orthodox Jews dance with Israeli soldiers at the Gaza border - Photograph: Menahem Kahana/AFP/Getty Images - The Guardian - The Guardian

A relative of the 10 members of the Deeb family weeps at their funeral in Jabaliya refugee camp. The victims died in an Israeli strike on a a UN run school the previous day - Photograph: Mohammed Sabe
A relative of the 10 members of the Deeb family weeps at their funeral in Jabaliya refugee camp. The victims died in an Israeli strike on a a UN run school the previous day - Photograph: Mohammed Saber/EPA - The Guardian - The Guardian

5 January: Palestinians wheel an injured girl to hospital - Photograph: Mohammed Saber/EPA - The Guardian
5 January: Palestinians wheel an injured girl to hospital - Photograph: Mohammed Saber/EPA - The Guardian - The Guardian

7 January: Locals walk through rubble after an airstrike on Rafah refugee camp in southern Gaza - Photograph: Khaled Omar/AP - The Guardian
7 January: Locals walk through rubble after an airstrike on Rafah refugee camp in southern Gaza - Photograph: Khaled Omar/AP - The Guardian - The Guardian

1 January: Palestinians inspect the different rooms of a building that was damaged by an Israeli air strike in Rafah - Photograph: Said Khatib/AFP/Getty Images - The Guardian
1 January: Palestinians inspect the different rooms of a building that was damaged by an Israeli air strike in Rafah - Photograph: Said Khatib/AFP/Getty Images - The Guardian - The Guardian

27 December: The bodies of Hamas policemen lie on the floor of their destroyed police compound following an Israeli air strike - Photograph: Reuters - The Guardian
27 December: The bodies of Hamas policemen lie on the floor of their destroyed police compound following an Israeli air strike - Photograph: Reuters - The Guardian - The Guardian

4 January: A bomb explodes over the northern Gaza Strip - Photograph: Yannis Behrakis/Reuters - The Guardian
4 January: A bomb explodes over the northern Gaza Strip - Photograph: Yannis Behrakis/Reuters - The Guardian - The Guardian

4 January: Mourners pray near the bodies of Palestinians killed in an air strike - Photograph: Reuters - The Guardian
4 January: Mourners pray near the bodies of Palestinians killed in an air strike - Photograph: Reuters - The Guardian - The Guardian

5 January: A wounded Palestinian girl arrives at al-Shifa hospital in Gaza City - Photograph: Abid Katib/Getty Images - The Guardian
5 January: A wounded Palestinian girl arrives at al-Shifa hospital in Gaza City - Photograph: Abid Katib/Getty Images - The Guardian - The Guardian

30 December: A destroyed building reported to have been used by Hamas members - Photograph: Mohammed Saber/EPA - The Guardian
30 December: A destroyed building reported to have been used by Hamas members - Photograph: Mohammed Saber/EPA - The Guardian - The Guardian

28 December: Palestinian firefighters attempt to douse flames at the site of an Israeli air strike in Rafah - Photograph: Reuters/Getty - The Guardian
28 December: Palestinian firefighters attempt to douse flames at the site of an Israeli air strike in Rafah - Photograph: Reuters/Getty - The Guardian - The Guardian

28 December: Palestinians inspect the Hamas TV building, destroyed in an air strike - Photograph: Suhaib Salem/Reuters - The Guardian
28 December: Palestinians inspect the Hamas TV building, destroyed in an air strike - Photograph: Suhaib Salem/Reuters - The Guardian - The Guardian

1 January: Palestinians pass by an unexploded bomb near a destroyed Hamas government building after an Israeli air strike in Gaza - Photograph: Suhaib Salem/Reuters - The Guardian
1 January: Palestinians pass by an unexploded bomb near a destroyed Hamas government building after an Israeli air strike in Gaza - Photograph: Suhaib Salem/Reuters - The Guardian - The Guardian

6 January: A line of Israeli armoured personnel carriers roll down a dirt road near the border fence - Photograph: Jim Hollander/EPA - The Guardian
6 January: A line of Israeli armoured personnel carriers roll down a dirt road near the border fence - Photograph: Jim Hollander/EPA - The Guardian - The Guardian

7 January: A woman waits to receive food supplies at the UN relief agency HQ in Gaza - Photograph: Mohammed Salem/Reuters - The Guardian
7 January: A woman waits to receive food supplies at the UN relief agency HQ in Gaza - Photograph: Mohammed Salem/Reuters - The Guardian - The Guardian

4 January: An injured child is carried into al-Shifa hospital in Gaza City - Photograph: Khalil Hamra/AP - The Guardian
4 January: An injured child is carried into al-Shifa hospital in Gaza City - Photograph: Khalil Hamra/AP - The Guardian - The Guardian

4 January: Palestinian doctors carry a wounded boy into a Gaza City hospital - Photograph: Yasser Saymeh/AFP/Getty Images - The Guardian
4 January: Palestinian doctors carry a wounded boy into a Gaza City hospital - Photograph: Yasser Saymeh/AFP/Getty Images - The Guardian - The Guardian

7 January: Mourners pray over the victims killed yesterday in an Israeli attack on a UN-run school building in Jabaliya, northern Gaza - Photograph: Abid Katib/Getty Images - The Guardian
7 January: Mourners pray over the victims killed yesterday in an Israeli attack on a UN-run school building in Jabaliya, northern Gaza - Photograph: Abid Katib/Getty Images - The Guardian - The Guardian

30 December: The father, brother and husband of Irit Shitrit, a mother of four, lean over her body during her funeral in Ashdod where she was killed by a Palestinian rocket - Photograph: Uriel Sinai/G
30 December: The father, brother and husband of Irit Shitrit, a mother of four, lean over her body during her funeral in Ashdod where she was killed by a Palestinian rocket - Photograph: Uriel Sinai/Getty Images - The Guardian - The Guardian

28 December: Palestinians try to dig the remains of a Hamas security force officer from rubble following an Israeli missile strike on a building in Gaza City - Photograph: Fadi Adwan/AP - The Guardian
28 December: Palestinians try to dig the remains of a Hamas security force officer from rubble following an Israeli missile strike on a building in Gaza City - Photograph: Fadi Adwan/AP - The Guardian - The Guardian

28 December: A Palestinian family react as they rush past a burning building after an Israeli missile strike in the Rafah refugee camp in the southern Gaza Strip - Photograph: Hatem Omar/AP - The Guar
28 December: A Palestinian family react as they rush past a burning building after an Israeli missile strike in the Rafah refugee camp in the southern Gaza Strip - Photograph: Hatem Omar/AP - The Guardian - The Guardian

28 December: A Palestinian protester in the Shuafat refugee camp, on the outskirts of Jerusalem, throws stones at Israeli troops (not seen) during clashes at a demonstration against Israel's air strik
28 December: A Palestinian protester in the Shuafat refugee camp, on the outskirts of Jerusalem, throws stones at Israeli troops (not seen) during clashes at a demonstration against Israel's air strikes on Gaza - Photograph: Dan Balilty/AP - The Guardian - The Guardian

28 December: Palestinians search for the bodies of Hamas members in the the rubble of the Hamas security compound after Israeli missile strikes in Gaza City - Photograph: Mohammed Saber/EPA - The Guar
28 December: Palestinians search for the bodies of Hamas members in the the rubble of the Hamas security compound after Israeli missile strikes in Gaza City - Photograph: Mohammed Saber/EPA - The Guardian - The Guardian

29 December: Palestinian mourners carry the bodies of Muhammed Hamed, 18, and Arafat Khawaja, 20, from the village of Nillin, west of Ramallah, during their funeral in the West Bank town of Ramallah.
29 December: Palestinian mourners carry the bodies of Muhammed Hamed, 18, and Arafat Khawaja, 20, from the village of Nillin, west of Ramallah, during their funeral in the West Bank town of Ramallah. Both were shot dead by Israeli soldiers during a protest against Israel's missile attacks on Gaza - Photograph: Atef Safadi/EPA - The Guardian - The Guardian

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31 December: A Palestinian boy lies in Gaza City's al-Shifa hospital intensive care unit after he was wounded and his two sisters killed in an Israeli air strike in Beit Hanoun - Photograph: Mahmud Ha
31 December: A Palestinian boy lies in Gaza City's al-Shifa hospital intensive care unit after he was wounded and his two sisters killed in an Israeli air strike in Beit Hanoun - Photograph: Mahmud Hams/AFP/Getty Images - The Guardian - The Guardian

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 - The Independent
 - The Independent
 - Middle East Online
 - Middle East Online
 - Middle East Online
 - The Independent
 - Middle East Online
5 January: Magdi al-Samuli mourns over the bodies of his children, killed by an Israeli tank shell - Photograph: Mahmud Hams/AFP - The Guardian
5 January: Magdi al-Samuli mourns over the bodies of his children, killed by an Israeli tank shell - Photograph: Mahmud Hams/AFP - The Guardian - The Guardian

4 January: A wounded Palestinian girl is carried into a Gaza hospital - Photograph: Abid Katib/Getty Images - The Guardian
4 January: A wounded Palestinian girl is carried into a Gaza hospital - Photograph: Abid Katib/Getty Images - The Guardian - The Guardian

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 - Palestine Monitor
 - Palestinian Information Center
 - The Independent
 - Palestine Chronicle
Palestine Chronicle - Guernica Revisited

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 - The Independent
 - The Independent
 - Palestine Chronicle
 - Palestinian Information Center
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 - Palestine Chronicle
Palestine Chronicle - Israel is Not a Victim

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 - Palestine Chronicle
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Al Jazeera - Al Jazeera

 - Palestine Think Tank
 - Electronic Intifada
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 - The Independent
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Palestine Chronicle - Living under Israeli Fire

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Palestine Chronicle - Gaza in Perspective

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Palestine Chronicle - Letter to Bush on Gaza Crisis

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Palestine Chronicle - Humanizing the West

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Palestine Chronicle - Gaza - Israel's Butchering Block

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Palestine Chronicle - If Hamas Did Not Exist

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Al Jazeera - Al Jazeera

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Palestine Chronicle - Gaza's Blood and Israel's Lies

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 - Palestine Chronicle
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 - Palestine Monitor
 - International Solidarity Movement
International Solidarity Movement - Journal: Attacks last night in Gaza

 - Palestine Chronicle
28 December: Palestinians gather in the crater left by an Israeli missile strike on a building used by Hamas in Gaza City - Photograph: Khalil Hamra/AP - The Guardian
28 December: Palestinians gather in the crater left by an Israeli missile strike on a building used by Hamas in Gaza City - Photograph: Khalil Hamra/AP - The Guardian - The Guardian

28 December: An injured Palestinian prisoner is helped as he and others flee through the rubble of the central security headquarters and prison, known as the Saraya, after it was hit in an Israeli mis
28 December: An injured Palestinian prisoner is helped as he and others flee through the rubble of the central security headquarters and prison, known as the Saraya, after it was hit in an Israeli missile strike - Photograph: Adel Hana/AP - The Guardian - The Guardian

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28 December: Palestinian firefighters attempt to douse flames at the site of an Israeli air strike in Rafah - Photograph: Getty - The Guardian
28 December: Palestinian firefighters attempt to douse flames at the site of an Israeli air strike in Rafah - Photograph: Getty - The Guardian - The Guardian

 - The Independent
 - Palestinian Information Center
 - Palestinian Information Center
Palestinian Information Center - Reflections on the Israeli holocaust in Gaza

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 - Palestine Chronicle
 - Electronic Intifada
 - The Independent
 - Palestine Chronicle
Palestine Chronicle - Thoughts on Gaza

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 - Palestine Chronicle
Palestine Chronicle - Gaza: Plan of Attack

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 - The Independent
 - Middle East Online
 - Palestine Chronicle
Palestine Chronicle - This is Not About Rockets

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Palestine Chronicle - Shiv'a in Gaza

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Al Jazeera - Al Jazeera

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Al Jazeera - Al Jazeera

 - The Independent
 - Al Jazeera
 - Palestine Chronicle
 - The Independent
 - Palestine Chronicle
Palestine Chronicle - Israel; Always the Victim

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 - The Independent
28 December: Smoke rises after an Israeli air strike on Gaza - Photograph: Suhaib Salem/Reuters - The Guardian
28 December: Smoke rises after an Israeli air strike on Gaza - Photograph: Suhaib Salem/Reuters - The Guardian - The Guardian

30 December: An Israeli soldier searches a Palestinian boy detained during a protest in the West Bank city of Hebron - Photograph: Nayef Hashlamoun/Reuters - The Guardian
30 December: An Israeli soldier searches a Palestinian boy detained during a protest in the West Bank city of Hebron - Photograph: Nayef Hashlamoun/Reuters - The Guardian - The Guardian

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Al Jazeera - Al Jazeera

4 January: Israeli artillery fire in the Gaza Strip - Photograph: Olivier Fitoussi/EPA - The Guardian
4 January: Israeli artillery fire in the Gaza Strip - Photograph: Olivier Fitoussi/EPA - The Guardian - The Guardian

4 January: An Israeli soldier fires tear gas during clashes with Palestinians - Photograph: Abed Al Hafiz Hashlamoun/EPA - The Guardian
4 January: An Israeli soldier fires tear gas during clashes with Palestinians - Photograph: Abed Al Hafiz Hashlamoun/EPA - The Guardian - The Guardian

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 - Al Jazeera
Al Jazeera - Al Jazeera

 - Palestine Chronicle
 - Palestine Chronicle
Palestine Chronicle - Dominant Media Vilify Hamas

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 - Middle East Online
31 December: Palestinian youths celebrate the new year during a candlelit vigil in the West Bank city of Bethlehem to show their solidarity with the people of Gaza - Photograph: Musa Al-shaer/AFP/Gett
31 December: Palestinian youths celebrate the new year during a candlelit vigil in the West Bank city of Bethlehem to show their solidarity with the people of Gaza - Photograph: Musa Al-shaer/AFP/Getty Images - The Guardian - The Guardian

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29 December: A wounded Israeli lies on the ground after a rocket attack in the southern city of Ashkelon - Photograph: /Reuters - The Guardian
29 December: A wounded Israeli lies on the ground after a rocket attack in the southern city of Ashkelon - Photograph: /Reuters - The Guardian - The Guardian

 
     
     
 

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