#GazaUnderAttack | Hamas: No Reply from Israel on Ceasefire

  Friday August 08, 2014 00:24 by Chris Carlson – 1 of International Middle East Media Center Editorial Group

[Thursday Evening 8/7/14]: Hamas has stated that Israel has not yet replied to its ceasefire offer, warning of an “escalation” in hostilities should Israel failed to do so — this just hours before the three-day ceasefire is set to expire at 8am on Friday.

Palestinians look at the wreckage from a damaged window following an  Israeli strike in Rafah on Aug. 2, 2014 (AFP Said Khatib)

Palestinians look at the wreckage from a damaged window following an Israeli strike in Rafah on Aug. 2, 2014 (AFP Said Khatib)

According to Ma’an, sources privy to the Cairo ceasefire talks stated that a meeting would be held around 10:30pm, Thursday night, between Palestinian delegation officials and the Egyptian intelligence minister, in order to relay the Israeli response to Hamas’ demands.

Sources indicate the possibility of an extension of the current ceasefire to another 72 hours, that attempts to reach a lasting ceasefire may continue.

Hamas’ demands are consistent with the terms of the Oslo Accords, Ma’an further reports. The agreement was jointly signed between Israeli and Palestinian officials in the 1990s, but Israel has failed to abide, and continues to publicly denounce Hamas as a terrorist group.

The Israelis are apparently willing to extend the ceasefire indefinitely, but insist that a long-term agreement should include the demilitarization of the Gaza Strip.

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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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