Israel won’t let foreign journalists into Gaza, but they’re losing the media war nonetheless. Haunting images of dead Palestinian children flood global newspapers, Al Jazeera captures images of white phosphorus exploding over Gaza. I don’t see how it isn’t obvious to everyone that this has become genocide. 763 Palestinians dead. Seven hundred and sixty three. One third of them children. This is genocide.
In 1995, 8,000 Bosnian Muslims were massacred in Srebrenica. Genocide. Today, the survivors of the Srebrenica massacre spoke out against the massacre going on right now in Palestine:
“During the war, the blood, the suffering and the pain were our everyday scenes and I cannot help but sympathise with the Palestinian people,” said another protester. “It all reminds us of what we went through during the war and it must stop.”
When genocide survivors call it genocide…
A recommended online reading list:
A list of bloggers in Gaza:
A list of Twitter users tweeting from or solely about Gaza (and greater Palestine):
Feel free to suggest links…I’m happy to include them.