Over 100 Children Among 600 Dead in Gaza


(Common Dreams) Over 3,000 injured and more than 100,000 now seeking refuge in UN shelters.

Israel’s Justice Minister Tzipi Livni on Tuesday declared that a “cease fire is not near” as heavy shelling of the Gaza Strip continued alongside an increasing number of dead and wounded.

International outrage over the “disproportionate” assault by Israel has done little or nothing to stem the violence and latest figures put the death toll inside Gaza at nearly 600 people, with well over 3,000 injured and more than 100,000 now seeking refuge in UN shelters. Read more