Stop glossing over the siege in Gaza and call it what it is: Genocide

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Stop glossing over the siege in Gaza and call it what it is: Genocide

Nada Elia — Middle East Eye

Whole families were wiped out when Israeli bombs targeted homes. Many of these families are the rightful owners of homes and land in what is today Israel. Click to enlarge

Whole families were wiped out when Israeli bombs targeted homes. Many of these families are the rightful owners of homes and land in what is today Israel. Click to enlarge

As accustomed as I am to the offensiveness of the mainstream media coverage of Palestine’s suffering, I still have to stop and do a double take every now and then.

An article in Haaretz this past weekend, with its headline “No Water, No Electricity, and Children Dying Unnecessarily”, was one such moment.

When is it ever necessary for children to die, I wondered? I could not help but be horrified at just how expendable people must be before someone can come up with a cavalier headline about the necessity, or lack thereof, of its children dying.

But the article itself…

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