Abby Martin reports on the latest violence in Gaza, highlighting how Israel is targeting civilians and using weapons called ‘Dense Inert Metal Explosives (DIME) which are banned under international law.
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Friday was the fourth day of the Israeli air offensive against the Gaza Strip and the number of dead and injured continues to rise. More than 100 people have been killed in the Palestinian territory so far as a result of the Israeli military’s Operation Protective Edge. The Israeli army says Hamas, which governs Gaza, is using civilians as “human shields”. Osama Hamdan, Hamas spokesman in Beirut, Lebanon, denied the charge in an interview to Al Jazeera’s Laura Kyle.
Israel’s carried out at least two dozen airstrikes on the Gaza strip following the discovery of the bodies of three missing Israeli settlers. Prime Minister Netanyahu blamed Hamas for the deaths and warned that it would pay a heavy price
Breaking the crippling siege by the Israeli Occupational Forces (IOF) on Gaza, the Viva Palestina aid convoy entered Gaza via the Rafah Crossing.
As George Galloway put it, “we had to walk through the Rafah crossing and leave the brand new vehicles we bought with our own money, in Egypt, behind!”