If true, the allegations made by the grieving Gazan father in this news report from AlJazeera are quite shocking.
Palestinian civilian deaths in the Gaza Strip were a “product of circumstance,” Israeli Foreign Minister Tzipi Livni said today. “We had to carry out this operation. I am at peace with the fact that we did it,” she told Israel Radio. Livni is running for prime minister in next month’s election.
Yesterday, U.K. Prime Minister Gordon Brown criticized Israel’s conduct during attacks on the Gaza Strip over the past three weeks that have left more than 1,000 Palestinians dead. Our government on the other hand… [crickets]