The Scene Is Vile

The Scene Is Vile

by
Abby Zimet

Oh, Gaza. At least 19 Palestinians, including four children, have been killed and 150 injured since the Israelis began attacking the Gaza Strip after assassinating a Hamas commander. Three Israelis also died from rocket fire. Amidst the escalation, Noam Chomsky and other linguists blast the skewed, "willfully dishonest" and "reprehensible" media coverage. Much more: Timeline, background, emergency global protests, the terrorizing of ordinary Palestinians, eyewitness accounts, live updates, many - warning - graphic photos, and Buzzfeed asks why Israel is allowed to kill people on Twitter and YouTube.

Jihad Masharawi, a BBC journalist, weeps while he holds the body of his 11-month old son Ahmad, at Shifa hospital following an Israeli air strike on their family house, in Gaza City, Nov. 14, 2012.

Read more: http://world.time.com/2012/11/15/a-new-gaza-war-israel-and-palestinian-militants-trade-fire/#ixzz2CP6zEiiv

Jihad Masharawi, a BBC journalist, weeps while he holds the body of his 11-month old son Ahmad, at Shifa hospital following an Israeli air strike on their family house, in Gaza City, Nov. 14, 2012.

Read more: http://world.time.com/2012/11/15/a-new-gaza-war-israel-and-palestinian-militants-trade-fire/#ixzz2CP6zEiiv

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