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Sat Dec 2, 2023, 02:27 PM Dec 2
Vice President Harris says 'too many innocent Palestinians have been killed' as fighting picks up in southern Gaza [View all]
U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris said too many innocent Palestinians had been killed in Gaza as Israeli war planes and artillery bombarded the enclave on Saturday following the collapse of a truce
with Hamas militants.
Residents feared the barrages were a prelude to an Israeli ground operation in the south of the Palestinian territory that would pen them into a shrinking area and possibly try to push them across into Egypt. The Gaza health ministry said at least 193 Palestinians had been killed and 650 wounded since the truce ended on Friday morning - adding to the more than 15,000 Palestinian dead since the start of the war.
Speaking in Dubai, Harris said Israel had a right to defend itself, but international and humanitarian law must be respected and too many innocent Palestinians have been killed. Frankly, the scale of civilian suffering, and the images and videos coming from Gaza, are devastating, Harris told reporters.
She also sketched out a U.S. vision for post-conflict Gaza, saying the international community must support recovery and Palestinian security forces must be strengthened. We want to see a unified Gaza and West Bank under the Palestinian Authority, and Palestinian voices and aspirations must be at the center of this work, she said, adding that Hamas must no longer run Gaza.
Netanyahu and his band of ultra RW supporters are perhaps going to try and drive them into Egypt, which would be textbook ethnic cleansing.
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Vice President Harris says 'too many innocent Palestinians have been killed' as fighting picks up in southern Gaza [View all] Celerity Dec 2 OP
I wonder what the responses would be if she were to post that on DU? eom Marcus IM Dec 2 #1
Given that she immediately condemned Hamas terror TheProle Dec 2 #4
Not what I've seen. eom Marcus IM Dec 2 #12
Stop arming Israel malaise Dec 2 #2
++++++++++++++++++++++++!!! 2naSalit Dec 2 #11
The concentration of the population at Egyptian border is certainly not coincidental. David__77 Dec 2 #3
That's what happens in war, a few people seeking power, the warmongers, they sit a long ways away from it republianmushroom Dec 2 #5
How can they be expelled into Egypt when they won't even take not one woman or child? Why won't they let GuppyGal Dec 2 #6
Ask the RW Netanyahu crew and its penumbra, many of whom are open advocates for ethnic cleansing. Celerity Dec 2 #7
But you are the one who said they're looking to force them into Egypt and I asked how could they do that GuppyGal Dec 2 #8
They may well try it, many in the RW Israeli coalition openly call for it. The logistics is on them. Celerity Dec 2 #9
Why is it that Egypt won't take in any women or children? Why not? GuppyGal Dec 2 #10
Egypt does not want terrorists on their land. former9thward Dec 2 #13
Are you claiming all 2.2 million or so Gazans are terrorists? Celerity Dec 3 #14
No, I don't think they are all terrorists. former9thward Dec 3 #15