We have been following the tragic events between Israel and the terrorist organization Hamas for exactly one month.
All continue to commit serious violations of humanitarian law.Amnesty International
More and more countries are getting involved in the dispute.
In a resolution the United Nations called for a ceasefire and aid to the Palestinians.
UNICEF warns that since the beginning of the war, 400 children have been killed or wounded each day.
The children have experienced too much misery. Their killing and captivity must be put to an end. We call on everyone to cease fire.UNICEF
Many are sending them aid, including the EU.
Israeli rockets often hit hospitals.
The rockets are directed towards tunnels where terrorists are said to be, despite being under hospitals. That is why there are too many victims.
Israel’s collective punishment of the population of Gaza is a war crime and must stop immediately.Office of the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights
Such war crimes have been condemned by neighboring Egypt and Jordan.
Many around the world express solidarity with the Palestinians through protests.
This also happened during World War II.
Today, some are convinced that the Israelis are now carrying out the same violence against the Palestinians.
White phosphorus causes severe burns.
Points to Consider
- Why is the first casualty of every war the truth?
- Must rules and laws still be followed during a war?
- How can peace be kept?
For parents and teachers
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The original version of this article was published on 7th November.