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Emergency Response Protest to Stop New Israeli Massacre in GazaSalem-News.com
U.S. tax dollars are paying for this attack on Palestinian civilians.
(WASHINGTON DC) - As of November 14, Israel officially began what it is calling “Operation Pillar of Cloud”, a new war on Gaza. The Israel Defense Force (IDF) has declared that all options are on the table and that they are ready for a ground operation.
Israel's Brigadier-General Yoav Mordechai confirmed that yesterday 20 air strikes are only part of a longer-term escalation, "We are in the midst of an attack that will continue and grow. There is no hourglass."
Operation Pillar of Cloud – like previous attacks on Gaza – will target and kill a significant amount of civilians. At the time of writing Israel has already killed at least 15 Palestinians, including at least 6 children, and injured over 150, predominantly civilians.
The U.S. State Department issued a statement which it said the U.S. "support[s] Israel's right to defend itself."
From 2009 to 2018, the United States is scheduled to give Israel--the largest recipient of U.S. assistance--$30 billion in military aid. U.S. tax dollars are paying for this attack on Palestinian civilians.
Read this informative TIMELINE OF EVENTS about Israel's excalation: http://imeu.net/
Statement from the Boycott National Committee calling for intensifed BDS against Israel: On November 8, Israel carried out an attack on civilians in the occupied and besieged Gaza Strip, shooting 13-year-old Ahmad Abu Daqqa while he played football with friends. By yesterday, Israel had intensified its attacks on Gaza and begun to implement an intensive plan of aggression that at the time of writing has killed at least 15 Palestinians, including at least 6 children, and injured over 150, predominantly civilians...Continue reading here.
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