Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Bombed Blockaded Gazans Escape to the Stars

UPDATED: Scores injured in explosions, Israeli attacks on Gaza
Report, The Electronic Intifada, 3 August 2010

Israeli airstikes killed a Palestinian resistance activist and wounded another early Wednesday morning 4 August, east of Khan Younis in the occupied Gaza Strip, reports Reuters, citing Palestinian medical sources. This latest attack comes on the heels of five days of Israeli missile strikes, Palestinian rocket fire and other explosions that have injured dozens and killed one leader of the armed wing of Hamas. [More]

Clip Syndicate Video: Blockaded Gazans look to the stars:

Agence France-Presse
Aug. 04, 2010. 08:03 AM EST

"They may be trapped inside the Palestinian enclave of the Gaza Strip, but for a handful of stargazers, the sky is now the limit. With a telescope, budding astronomers are able to look beyond the problems on the ground, and learn about the world beyond their borders. Duration: 01:55.

Gaza children shelled with flechette bombs
Adie Mormech
27 July 2010
Source: The Electronic Intifada

Nine-year-old Samah al-Massry is now being hospitalized in serious condition, having been hit by shrapnel and flechettes from an Israeli-fired nail bomb that landed 100 meters away, causing internal bleeding to the chest and severe head trauma. Adie Mormech reports for The Electronic Intifada. [MORE]

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