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“They are bombing 1.5 million people in a cage”

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A Norwegian doctor in Gaza describes serving 2500 wounded, 50% of them women and children (naturally:  half the Palestinian population is under 15 ).  He has seen only one military casualty. Surgery goes on around the clock.
clipped from www.juancole.com

“It’s Hell in Here”
“They are Bombing 1.5 million People in a Cage”

He says he has seen one military casualty come into the hospital. Of 2500 wounded, 50% are women and children. Doing surgery around the clock. There are injuries you do not want to see– children coming in with open abdomens, with injured legs, we had to amputate both of them. This is a war on the civilian population of Gaza. It is a very young population. They cannot flee. They are fenced in. They are bombing one and a half million people in a cage.

Also please write your representative and senator, send this link, and demand that the US intervene diplomatically to stop this atrocity.
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FAR FROM IT: Rather than working on a plan for intervention, House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer is planning a resolution of support for Israel.


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  1. I’m encouraged – there are bright things happening, too, that signal a change in the future of this conflict. Let’s hope so! HNY to you!

    Monte

    January 14, 2009 at 12:51 pm

  2. naj

    January 11, 2009 at 8:10 am

  3. Israel is the Grinch!

    But I hope we can work hard to make this a happy new year!

    Best

    naj

    January 10, 2009 at 5:40 am


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