Israel’s actions in Gaza are morally unjustifiable

Israel’s actions in Gaza are morally unjustifiable

Israel is behaving savagely towards helpless people which it seems scarcely to regard as fellow human beings

Who can argue that the conduct of the Israeli attack on Gaza has not become a moral issue for all of us? To contend, as Israel has done, that a hugely populated area may, under any circumstances, be bombarded with shells, rockets and missiles, because - somewhere in its midst - a small number of militants are firing homemade rockets, is simply unsupportable. With nearly 800 dead (mostly civilians) and over 2,000 wounded (many maimed), it is clear that the Israelis have learned nothing from the huge numbers of civilians they killed in Lebanon in 2006.

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