Yesterday, June 20th, saw the indiscriminate shelling of the Gaza City neighborhood of Shuja’iyeh, killing at least 63, including 17 children. Jewish Voice for Peace is estimating that the total death toll in Gaza since Israel began its bombing campaign on July 8 has risen to over 500. Read Electronic Intifada’s coverage of yesterday’s atrocities (including some graphic images) here. Mondoweiss also has an article here.
The following poem is by Nisha Bolsey, originally published on Mondoweiss:
Gaza, a Poem
“Most difficult moment for a father: split his children in all corners of the house or all in one corner and die together?” –Mohammed Omer.
I’m walking and a man says, “If the Palestinians would just love…
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