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In the dying days of the Bush administration, and a week before Israel launched an aerial bombing campaign, followed by a land invasion of the Gaza Strip, the U.S. military shipped 989 containers of munitions to Israel.
Each container was 20-feet long with a total estimated net weight of 14,000 tonnes. The shipment reportedly reached Israel last month at Ashod, 40 kiometres north of Gaza. The huge arsenal of munitions will replenish those expended in the Gaza War.
According to Amnesty Inte
According to Amnesty International in the UK, the shipment included white phosphorous.
Another incident was verified on the last day of the assault Jan. 18 in which a white phosphorus shell bombed the UNRWA school killing two children and injuring their mother.
“UNWRA has stated that they have evidence of white phosphorous having being fired into their installations, including the UNWRA school in Beit Lahia. This is also supported by video footage of phosphorous shells being.” Stated the report.
Originally posted by xbranscombex
I don't agree on all of the "sancations" put against Gaza though.
Their living conditions and lack of food and power is a great concern.
But so is Africa?
Originally posted by redhead57
The sad thing is this doesn't even surprise me anymore. Considering we Napalmed the hell out of Vietnam.
What is most important to me is to know if anyone is going to do anything about this???? It would seem to me that some international court should bring those busturds boys of Bush, and him, should bring them up on war crimes.
Originally posted by Darth_Prime
because even the slightest out cry against Israel people say you are racist and attacking Jews..
People condem Israel because their retaliation is too hard.
So be it, I say.