Monday, February 9, 2009

UN - Gaza: "Children demand answers and we must deliver now" (Radhika Coomaraswamy)

Gaza: "Children demand answers and we must deliver now" (Radhika Coomaraswamy):

"United Nations, 9 February 2009 - Ms. Radhika Coomaraswamy, UN Special Representative for Children and Armed Conflict has just returned from a tour of Gaza, the West Bank and southern Israel. She describes the anger and despair she encountered, stressing that an international enquiry and accountability were crucial for channelling these emotions away from violence.
Summarizing her conclusions she said: Israel, I demand, please open the crossings at Karni and Sufa, and expand the list of articles that can be admitted into Gaza As regard to Hamas, I demand that they stop the rocket fire that falls indiscriminately, and also that they respect the integrity of international aid and not allow it to be diverted.

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