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Palestinian children, wounded in an Israeli strike on a compound housing a U.N. school in Beit Hanoun, in the northern Gaza Strip, are treated as they lay on the floor at the emergency room of the Kamal Adwan hospital in Beit Lahiya, Thursday, July 24 ...
Despite perennial accusations of sensationalism, mainstream media have been notably squeamish when it comes to corpses, with a long-standing convention that in the case of war and mass casualty tragedies it is permissible to show everything - smoking ...

Israel insists it does its utmost to prevent civilian casualties but says Hamas puts Palestinians in danger by hiding arms and fighters in civilian areas.
A Palestinian child, wounded in an Israeli strike on a compound housing a U.N. school in Beit Hanoun, in the northern Gaza Strip, cries at the emergency room of the Kamal Adwan hospital in Beit Lahiya, Thursday, July 24, 2014.
Dutch royalty led by King Willem Alexander and Queen Maxima, together with Prime Minister Mark Rutte came in black for the airport arrival ceremony, not because Netherlands had the most number of casualties at 189. Malaysia had 44, including 15 crew ...
Your news reports only talk about Palestinian casualties. What about the tragedies in Israel? .... Yet NPR seemed only to be carrying stories about the four Palestinian children killed on the beach by Israeli fire. "Was it INTENTIONALLY IGNORED," Stone ...

... David Cameron also spoke with [Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin] Netanyahu, reiterating 'the UK's strong support for Israel's right to take proportionate action to defend itself from Gaza rockets, while expressing condolences over the Israeli deaths ...
It's almost a matter of indifference to Hamas whether a dead child is an Israeli killed by a Hamas rocket deliberately aimed at a village or a Palestinian child killed because Israel returned fire and the launcher was located in a kindergarten. If it's ...
A Palestinian child, wounded in an Israeli strike on a compound housing a U.N. school in Beit Hanoun, in the northern Gaza Strip, cries at the emergency room of the Kamal Adwan hospital in Beit Lahiya, Thursday, July 24, 2014.
With a new soccer ball and baseball cap, Abdullah Alathamna, then 11, was packed and ready to leave Shriners Hospital for children in Los Angeles on March 19, 2010.
Palestinian-child-Gaza-school A Palestinian child, wounded in an Israeli strike on a compound housing a U.N. school in Beit Hanoun, in the northern Gaza Strip, cries at the emergency room of the Kamal Adwan hospital in Beit Lahiya, Thursday, July 24, 2014.
Efforts to broker a truce between Israel and Hamas militants have been severely hampered by the deaths of 15 Palestinians - reportedly mostly children - at a UN school shelter.
Following Operation Cast Lead in 2009 Hamas softened its position and the Interior Ministry established the Tunnel Affairs Commission (TAC) which, "In response to public concern at a rising toll of tunnel casualties, particularly of child workers ...
A Palestinian child, wounded in an Israeli strike on a compound housing a U.N. school in Beit Hanoun, in the northern Gaza Strip, cries at the emergency room of the Kamal Adwan hospital in Beit Lahiya, Thursday, July 24, 2014.
These Palestinian children dying in Gaza are not victims struck down in the crossfire or collateral damage - they are the targets.
(Photo : Reuters/Finbarr O'Reilly ) Palestinian children who fled what medics said was Israeli shelling that hit a U.N-run school sheltering Palestinian refugees, sit in shock at a hospital in Beit Hanoun in the northern Gaza Strip July 24, 2014.
Palestinian children weep at the funeral for their loved ones in Rafah, southern Gaza Strip (15 July 2014). Credit: UNICEF/ElBaba.

The military confirmed there had been a new clash on Thursday but did not immediately publish casualties. Discarded belongings are left behind at a U.N.
But Israel can't destroy Hamas or its arsenal without reoccupying Gaza and being sucked into an endless guerrilla war that would cause major casualties on both sides. As Palestinian children die in homes and shelters, Israeli soldiers fall, and Hamas ...
Israel insists it does its utmost to prevent civilian casualties but says Hamas puts Palestinians in danger by hiding arms and fighters in civilian areas.
Palestinian children, wounded in an Israeli strike on a compound housing a UN school in Beit Hanoun, in the northern Gaza Strip, cry as they lie on the floor at the emergency room of the Kamal Adwan hospital in Beit Lahiya, Thursday, July 24, 2014 ...
1406207220363772700.jpg. NO SAFETY: Palestinian children stand in the back of a truck as families flee Israeli atrocities in Gaza.
UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon said UN staff were among the casualties and demanded that Israel and Hamas abide by international humanitarian law, respect "the sanctity of civilian life, the inviolability of UN premises" and protect humanitarian ...
Amid raging violence, UN humanitarian chief Valerie Amos yesterday expressed deep concern about the mounting civilian casualties, saying it was "almost impossible" for Palestinians to shelter from Israeli air strikes in the densely-populated territory.
According to UNICEF, at least 15 Palestinian children were killed throughout Gaza during the last 24 hours (between July 23 11:00 and July 24, 11:00).
Among the competing storylines: The sight last week of Palestinian children dying from Israeli airstrikes on a Gaza beach, versus the disquieting discovery of 30 Hamas tunnels that were presumably built to launch terrorist attacks on Israeli ...
A Palestinian child, wounded in an Israeli strike on a compound housing a U.N. school in Beit Hanoun, in the northern Gaza Strip, cries at the emergency room of the Kamal Adwan hospital in Beit Lahiya, Thursday, July 24, 2014.
A Palestinian child, wounded in an Israeli strike on a compound housing a U.N. school in Beit Hanoun, in the northern Gaza Strip, cries at the emergency room of the Kamal Adwan hospital in Beit Lahiya, Thursday, July 24, 2014.
When I started visiting Gaza in 1991, hundreds of thousands of Palestinians crossed Erez every day to get to work. Paul Adams, my BBC colleague, told me that when he first went to Gaza, teaching on a gap year in 1980, he took a party of Palestinian ...
But in the densely populated Gaza Strip, where half the population is under 18, child casualties are inevitable - no matter how many precautions Israel takes.
Israel insists it does its utmost to prevent civilian casualties but says Hamas puts Palestinians in danger by hiding arms and fighters in civilian areas.
Mr Ya'alon said the offensive had been "very successful so far", but added: "Hamas is trying to cause more casualties here, and we must remain vigilant - its highest goal is to kidnap a soldier." On day 16 of Israel's offensive, Hamas was still able to ...
A Palestinian child, wounded in an Israeli strike on a compound housing a U.N. school in Beit Hanoun, in the northern Gaza Strip, cries at the emergency room of the Kamal Adwan hospital in Beit Lahiya, Thursday, July 24, 2014.
According to UNICEF, at least 15 Palestinian children were killed throughout Gaza during the last 24 hours (between July 23 11:00 and July 24, 11:00).
And I'm still angry at the celebration that took place in Gaza, the gloating at their killing, the pictures of proud, smiling Palestinian children holding up three fingers as if to say, "We got three of yours," like a trash-talking athlete pointing to ...
Palestinian children, wounded in an Israeli strike on a compound housing a U.N. school in Beit Hanoun, in the northern Gaza Strip, lay on the floor of an emergency room at the Kamal Adwan hospital in Beit Lahiya, Thursday, July 24, 2014.
Yet Israeli media is barely covering the story, other than mentioning the number of casualties. To encourage ... The radio refused, on the grounds that reading out the names of Palestinian children killed in Gaza is politically "controversial". Yet the ...
Mr. Dieng and Ms. Welsh stated that the high number of civilian casualties, particularly among the Palestinians, could demonstrate disproportionate and indiscriminate use of force by the Israeli Defence Forces.
The sad truth is, as Cameron's statement above clearly demonstrates, some lives are deemed to be intrinsically worth more than others, whether we are talking of the Middle East or East Africa.
"We're extremely concerned now that if this trend continues we will see a mass casualty event," said Robert Turner, the director of Gaza operations for the agency, citing two incidents from the Gaza conflict in 2008-2009.
Palestinian children, wounded in an Israeli strike on a compound housing a U.N. school in Beit Hanoun, in the northern Gaza Strip, lay on the floor of an emergency room at the Kamal Adwan hospital in Beit Lahiya, Thursday, July 24, 2014.
If we juxtapose the images of the children being slaughtered in Gaza with his statement that 'Israel is operating with care to avoid civilian casualties', how can there be any appetite to celebrate with those who stand by him? There has been no apology ...
... including 121 Gaza children under age 18 who make up one-third of the total civilian casualties, Juliette Touma of the UN Children's Fund (UNICEF) said.
Since 2000, for every Israeli child killed, 12.3 Palestinian children have been killed by weapons purchased from U.S. defense corporations, using U.S.
John Howard said 'some civilian casualties are unavoidable'; over 125,000 Iraqis have been killed. AAP/Alan Porritt.
The UN said in a new report on Wednesday that the ongoing Israeli aerial and ground attacks have claimed the life of at least one Palestinian child every hour over the past couple of days. ... women and children make the bulk of the civilian casualties ...
"We are more concerned (than any other party) about a humanitarian truce, like last Thursday ... for evacuating casualties and assisting the population," he said. "We are not closing the door to a humanitarian truce ... that would not manoeuvre around ...
... over the growing number of casualties in the Palestinian coastal enclave. The UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said in a recent statement that one Palestinian child has been killed every one hour over the past two days ...
Western eyes and ears consider it a dubious choice, but Hamas never hid its position on the matter: it has no problem with Palestinian children dying, so long as it serves its political objectives. ... is the reason that Hamas intentionally builds its ...
You assume that those who post on social media sites pictures of dead Palestinian children do nothing else to support this country or its people.


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