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A Quarter of Gaza Dead Are Kids

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According to Gaza's Health Ministry, more than a quarter of those killed in Gaza so far during the war have been children.New numbers say 2,133 Palestinians have died since fighting broke out in Gaza, including 577 children.Around 11,100 have been wounded

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Anteater Ants (122)
Tuesday August 26, 2014, 8:03 am

Vallee R (280)
Tuesday August 26, 2014, 8:25 am
They don't care who they kill - kill kids - the elderly will die off anyway. Sick people.

Sandra Penna (135)
Tuesday August 26, 2014, 9:07 am

. (0)
Tuesday August 26, 2014, 12:38 pm
> They don't care who they kill
- exactly. And in some cases, kids were even targeted deliberately.

There's one thing which makes USraHell's indiscriminate mass-killings appear even worse than they are: the (extremely, probably "world-record-)high fertility-rate in (certainly: Palestine; thus, presumably in) Gaza_strip, and the resulting unusually high percentage of kids in total population.

. (0)
Tuesday August 26, 2014, 12:40 pm
'It's a little girl, She's running defensively eastward.'
'Are we talking about a girl under the age of 10?'
'A girl about 10, she's behind the embankment, scared to death.'
'Anything moving in the zone, even a three-year old, needs to be killed.'
-- Comversation between Israeli soldiers. A 13-year old Palestinian girl was killed by a soldier on her way to school in Gaza. Twenty bullets were found in the girl's body, the soldier having emptied his magazine into her body to "confirm the kill."
-- -- ADBUSTERS #59, 05/2005
Israelis, from 2000-2004, were responsible for killing over 600 other Palestinian children.
-- "Israeli officer: I was right to shoot 13-year-old child - Radio exchange contradicts army version of Gaza killing

Carrie B (306)
Tuesday August 26, 2014, 5:39 pm
el ~ That is criminal and worthy of ISIS behavior ~ silly me ~ it's and ISRAELI officer!

. (0)
Tuesday August 26, 2014, 8:24 pm
thank you hamas for helping israel to kill. why don't you ever mention hamas except to defend them.

Mike H (252)
Tuesday August 26, 2014, 9:04 pm
Jews must be the worst people in the world. They must all be sent to special prisons and exterminated. Then we will all be safe.

Carrie B (306)
Tuesday August 26, 2014, 9:42 pm
That's a wretched thing to say Mike!

Fiona Ogilvie (565)
Tuesday August 26, 2014, 10:42 pm
The most helpless of the victims. Heartbreaking.

TomCat S (129)
Tuesday August 26, 2014, 11:46 pm
We are all responsible for our own actions. Either the intent or the mistake is ours. One of the first lessons I teach prisoners is that "They made me do it" is a form of criminal thinking called "justification".

This is not about Jews. Zionism has nothing to do with Authentic Judaism.

Mike H (252)
Wednesday August 27, 2014, 12:40 am
It was sarcasm

Arild Gone for now (174)
Wednesday August 27, 2014, 2:42 am
It's not called killing kids - it's called colateral damage............
Plz explain that to me.

Gloria picchetti (304)
Wednesday August 27, 2014, 9:13 am
Are the little Arab children going to have their houses as perpetual monuments to their lives the way Ann Frank's house is?

Carrie B (306)
Wednesday August 27, 2014, 12:39 pm
Mike, I know you thought you were being sarcastic, but it was in very poor taste.

Lois Jordan (63)
Wednesday August 27, 2014, 4:00 pm
Noted. As Arild stated above....collateral damage---a psychotic term used by cold-hearted bullies. That's my best explanation.

. (0)
Wednesday August 27, 2014, 10:27 pm
carrie to avoid this all you have to do is pick up a phone and politly call hamas and ask them to stop hiding their wepons where the children are. you are in poor taste. now you are telling mike what he thought.

Mike H (252)
Wednesday August 27, 2014, 11:02 pm
No it wasn't. What is in poor taste is the way Muslims treat women. Brutal treatment of women and young girls is rampant throughout the Muslim world. The abuse and murder is condoned by Muslim governments. Muslim women are regularly subjected to beatings at the hands of their husbands, for a host of reasons. They may suffer a savage attack for having an affair, or for simply disobeying their Muslim husband's daily orders. It is also perfectly socially acceptable within the Islamic community, for a father to beat his daughter. The young girl may have spoken with a boy of whom the father does not approve, or forgotten to cover her face in public. Murder is also inflicted upon Muslim women by their husbands, fathers, and brothers. The practice is called "honor killings." A Muslim woman or young girl will often be killed by a male family member, after she is believed to have committed an act which defies Islam. If a Muslim woman is raped by someone her family will decide that she must marry the kindly rapist. In Muslim society, it is always the woman who is wrong...even when she has been raped! Muslim women are brutalized daily by their own family members. However, this fact of life in the Islamic world is completely ignored by the liberal left in this country. You may have had the chance to view the videotape of Muslims beheading an American journalist. Is that in poor taste or is my one sentence description of the holocaust in poor taste?

Carrie B (306)
Wednesday August 27, 2014, 11:11 pm
"Jews must be the worst people in the world. They must all be sent to special prisons and exterminated. Then we will all be safe." Yes, your comment on its own with nothing else is in poor taste. And like your diatribe above ~ has nothing to do with this article: 'A Quarter of Gaza Dead Are Kids'

. (0)
Thursday August 28, 2014, 11:59 am
then call as i sugested hamas and tell them to stop putting their wepons where the children live. mikes sarcasum was apropriate. it is you that is not. oh barrie where are you. i need another joke. you carrie will not be happy unless israel is blown off the map. i think your husband should find you something else to do.

. (0)
Thursday August 28, 2014, 12:09 pm
why is his comment not apropriate. it is more then yours are. at least he posts the truth. i guess this is what you do when you don't lik a comment. and mike don't forget the stonings to death. nice people bad israel. bad bad bad
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