#GazaUnderAttack | Israeli attacks on Gaza kill 16 members of two families (Update)

A Palestinian woman reacts as she witnesses the destruction of houses in the northern district of Beit Hanoun in the Gaza Strip. (File photo)

A Palestinian woman reacts as she witnesses the destruction of houses in the northern district of Beit Hanoun in the Gaza Strip. (File photo)

More than sixteen members of two Palestinian families have been killed in the latest Israeli airstrikes on the Gaza Strip as the Tel Aviv regime’s military attacks against the besieged coastal sliver continue.

According to local health officials, at least 16 Palestinians, including several children, lost their lives in the latest Israeli air raids in the southern and central Gaza.

Ten of the victims were members of the same family. Dozens more also sustained injuries during the attacks.

Palestinian sources say Israeli fighter jets have targeted more than 150 sites since Saturday.

Israel has been targeting the Gaza Strip with military attacks since July 8. The air, sea and land strikes by Israel have so far killed at least 1,730 people and injured over 9,100 others, according to Palestinian sources. Nearly 400 children are among the fatalities.

The Ezzedine al-Qassam Brigades, the military wing of the Palestinian resistance movement, Hamas, has been launching retaliatory attacks against Israel.

Meanwhile, thousands of people have staged demonstrations in different countries in protest against the ongoing Israeli military aggression against Palestinians in the blockaded Gaza Strip.

On Saturday, scores of pro-Palestinian protesters took part in a rally near the White House in Washington. The demonstrators demanded an end to the Israeli onslaught on Gaza.

Thousands of French, Chilean, Venezuelan and Malaysian protesters also staged a rally in support of Gaza.

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For who does not understand the need or concept of resistance of Palestine, recommended read:

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THE LEGAL RIGHT OF RESISTANCE

Is Resisting Genocide a Human Right?

81 Notre Dame Law Review1275(2006). Conducting an in-depth study of the genocide in Darfur, Sudan, and also discussing other genocides, this article details the inadequacy of many of the international community’s response to genocides, such as “targeted sanctions” or international peacekeeping forces. Examining international legal authorities such as the Genocide Convention, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and the International Court of Justice, the article demonstrates that groups which are being subjected to genocide have a legal right of self-defense. International treaties, Security Council arms embargoes, or national gun control laws cannot lawfully be enforced in a manner which prevents self-defense resistance to a genocide in progress, because under international law, the prohibition against any form of complicity in genocide takes legal precedence over lesser laws. With Paul Gallant & Joanne D. Eisen. In PDF.

http://www.davekopel.com/2a/Foreign/genocide.pdf

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* The list of shuhada does not display, the numerous victims of the zionist occupation which are undocumented by media. Nor it displays the victims of the “silent onslaught” due to restrictions of movement, ability to go to hospitals for treatment or life saving surgery, due to lack of medication because of the blockades and so on. For example: The Slow Motion Genocide by the Siege on Gaza only, killed 600 patients since Gaza got under Israeli Siege.

For an overview of All Israeli Massacres Palestinians go here

Neither does this list, display the avoidable mortality. A clear and statistical factual evidence, about the number of deaths due to indecent ruling by occupation forces. For even an occupier has obligations under International Laws, Geneva Convention and the Hague regulations, which it is neglecting. These circumstances, together with deliberate policies of the occupier to neglect and even deny every basic human right, severes avoidable mortality which is totally silenced by media or reporting organisations. While in the Holocaust, 1 on 6 Jewish people directly died of deliberate neglect, so if we believe the facts over 1 million due to avoidable mortality, neither should these same circumstances be ignores which are ongoing in Palestine. For this report displays a avoidable morality of at least 0,5 million Palestinians.

How many more dead corpses of Palestinians does the international community need to see in order to act? How many more cruelties and violations of Human Rights, Regulations and International Law will be needed to intervene so this ongoing warcrime is being stopped once and for all.





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