28 December 2008
Dear Colleagues and Friends of CEIMSA,
Below is a series of reports on the on-going Israeli massacre in Gaza which began shortly before noon on Saturday, 27 December.
Francis McCollum Feeley
Professor of American Studies
Director of Research
Universit Stendhal Grenoble 3
News You Won't Find On CNN
December 27, 2008 - Special Report - Slaughter In Gaza
The accomplice to the crime of corruption is frequently our own indifference" : Bess Myerson
"The majority, oppressing an individual, is guilty of a crime, abuses its strength, and by acting on the law of the strongest breaks up the foundations of society." -- Thomas Jefferson
to P. Dupont, 1816
"Bear in mind this sacred principle, that though the will of the majority is in all cases to prevail, that will, to be rightful, must be reasonable; that the minority possess their equal rights, which equal laws must protect, and to violate would be oppression." -- Thomas Jefferson
: 1st Inaugural, 1801
Slaughter In Gaza
More Than 200 Killed As
Israel Drops 100 Tons Of Bombs In Gaza City
The BBC Video Report
Israeli F-16 bombers have pounded targets across the Gaza Strip, killing more than 200 people, according to local medical workers. Click to view
Israeli Attack on Gaza, Kills 205
Israeli warplanes have carried out a massive airstrike on the Gaza Strip
By Press TV
Video footages showed the bodies of dead people including men, women and children on Gaza streets.
Eyewitness: Chaos in Gaza
We can see from our office here in Gaza, in the middle of Gaza City, ambulances are still evacuating the injured from buildings and school kids are trying to find secure places.
Hamas Press Conference After Israeli Attacks On Gaza
Video - 27 Dec08
Taher al-Noono, a Hamas spokesman, speaks to reporters in Gaza following Israeli attacks which killed more than 195 people and wounded more than 200 others.
Bush Winks at Israel's Slaughter in Gaza,
Obama and Clinton Are Silent
By Matthew Rothschild
President-elect Barack Obama and Secretary of State-to-be Hillary Clinton were shamefully silent in the first hours after the attack. Bush's reaction, and the non-reaction by Obama and Clinton, underscores the point that Hanan Ashrawi made on Saturday. "Israel has gotten used to not being held accountable and to being a country that is above the law," said the Palestinian legislator and human rights activist. She called the bombings a "massacre."
Gaza Massacres Must Spur Us To Action
By Ali Abunimah
"I will play music and celebrate what the Israeli air force is doing." Those were the words, spoken on Al Jazeera today by Ofer Shmerling, an Israeli civil defense official in the Sderot area adjacent to Gaza, as images of Israel's latest massacres were broadcast around the world.
Israel's Cynicism Supported by the West's Complicity
By Palestine Solidarity Campaign (PSC)
Today the Israeli army launched its long awaited strikes against the Gazan people, an unarmed, captive civilian population. The West, including the British government, has supported the last two years' of blockade of the Palestinians in Gaza for the crime of exercising their democratic rights in a manner not to Israel's liking.
One Israeli killed, 4 hurt as Palestinian rockets hit Negev home:
Palestinians in the Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip fired at least 54 Qassam and Grad rockets into southern Israel on Saturday after Israeli air strikes killed more than 195 Palestinians in Gaza, according to Palestinian sources.
Israel to mount emergency international PR effort in wake of savage attacks on Gaza:
Livni instructed senior ministry officials to open an aggressive and diplomatic international public relations campaign, in order to gain greater international support for Israel Defense Forces operations in the Gaza Strip.
In Pictures :Israeli Attack On Gaza:
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