Sixteen Minutes to Palestine

Full Color Horror

Shuja'iyya neighborhood of Gaza City, Palestine, taken 11 February 2015.  Credit: Mohammed Abed.

“Palestinians riding donkey-led carts cross through Gaza City’s Shuja’iyya neighborhood during a sandstorm. This neighborhood was among the hardest hit during Israel’s 50-day assault on the Gaza Strip last summer.”

Sami Kishawi

This is how Israel defends itself against the spectre of terrorism.

Any questions?

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Image note: Shuja’iyya neighborhood of Gaza City, Palestine, 11 February 2015. Credit: Mohammed Abed.

Kisawi, Sami. “Photo of the Week: Shuja’iyya still recovering from heavy Israeli assault”. Sixteen Minutes to Palestine. 19 February 2015.

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The Buzzkill

‘Tis the season, but the season ain’t enough. A quick list of links to depress the hell out of you:

“I have a place I would like to take you where I hung your grandpa.”

Is this really how we do it in America?

• SOTU: Did you catch the part where President Obama made history? No, really, this is important, and comes on the heels of Eric Holder’s historic memorandum in December.

‘Oh, rascal children of Gaza’, by Sami Kishawi

• What does the phrase, “the eleven American nations”, mean?

• Something about “unequivocal support for law enforcement” goes here. And here. With an update here.

Yeah, sorry ’bout that. But do try to have a good day, anyway.