Daily Archive for January 3rd, 2009

Condoleezza Rice, Gaza and Zimbabwe

By Stephen Gowans
January 2, 2009

Israel has killed 414 Gazans and wounded 1,850 in the last seven daysIn the last seven days, Israeli airstrikes have killed 414 Gazans and wounded 1,850. [1] Israel says it’s defending itself against Palestinian rocket attacks. If that’s so, the response is grossly disproportionate. In the last seven days, only five Israelis have died as a result of these attacks. [2] Average the number of Israeli deaths over the last seven years from rockets launched from Gaza and the figure comes out to less than two per year. In response, Israel has killed 59 Palestinians and wounded 264 per day over the last seven days.
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