Operation Pillar of Defense – one year later

from Harry Fear – November 14, 2013

“A year ago today, after attacking non-combatants (including children) in Gaza in the preceding days, Israel launched its second Open War on Gaza. We all remember it, and we shan’t forget it.

“Israel’s use of force constituted a deliberate policy of state terrorism, inflicted reckless on a largely defenceless, third world, oppressed, historically displaced population.”

“To the Western world the [187 Palestinian dead killed during the 8-day war] represent some kind of ‘collateral damage’. Well, they are not ‘war casualties’ and these deaths will never be erased from our consciences. Millions of people will tirelessly seek justice in their names.”

This video is a commemorative naming of the dead that was produced shortly after the ceasefire that ended those horrendous days of war. — with Mohanad Nabhan and Noor Harazeen in Gaza, Palestine.”

My blog posts during the war:

Amateur diplomacy in the Middle East – November 13, 2012

Adapting to Targeted Assassinations – November 14, 2012

Why Now? – November 14, 2012

Put Israel’s assault in Gaza in context – November 14, 2012

#GazaUnderAttack – November 16, 2012

Normalcy Follows Terror – November 16, 2012

gaza by Suheir Hammad – November 16, 2012

“We teach life, sir!” – November 16, 2012

Pictures from Gaza – November 17, 2012

blood stitched time by Suheir Hammad – November 17, 2012

Sunday in Gaza – November 18, 2012

Obama MIA – November 18, 2012

A Polite War – November 20, 2012

Ceasefire does not equal peace – November 22, 2012

A Polite War – part 2 – November 22, 2012

A Polite War – part 3 – November 24, 2012

The Gaza Ceasefire: An Early Assessment – November 24, 2012

Al-Shifa Hospital in Gaza City – November 26, 2012

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