Saturday, January 24, 2009

From Israel (and the U.S., Egypt, Saudi Arabia, & Jordan) with Love: Maps & Photos of the Destruction it Wrought in Gaza

A little Palestinian girl cries as she sits next to a puddle on a street in Gaza city,
January 23, 2009. [Reuters]

Palestinian sisters Dunia, 10, and Dana, 5, discover their school books admid the rubble of their destroyed home in the southern part of Gaza City. Some 200,000 Gaza children have returned to school for the first time since Israel's offensive, many having lost family members, their home and their sense of security. [Agence France-Presse]

Members of the Palestinian Khadr family gather around a fire next to a tent in the rubble of their house destroyed in the recent Israeli military operation in the devastated area of east Jabaliya, in the northern Gaza Strip, Saturday, Jan. 24, 2009. [Associated Press]

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A Palestinian father and his son sit on the wreckage of their destroyed home in Jabalya refugee camp in Gaza January 23, 2009. [Reuters]

Palestinian boy Muhammed Kutkut, 14, right, covers his face as he sits next to the name sign of his killed friend Ahed Qaddas in the Fakhoura boys school in Jabaliya, northern Gaza strip, Saturday, Jan. 24, 2009. Three friends of his class where killed when the Israeli army shelled Jabaliya in the past weeks. Tens of thousands of children have flocked back to schools throughout the Gaza Strip, days after Israel ended its fierce military operation against the territory's rulers. [Associated Press]

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