Gaza A Year Ago: "Rockets Did Not Make A Choice"

by
Abby Zimet

 

From Dec. 27, 2008, excerpts from a diary
by Khulood Ghanem, who was in Gaza City when Israel launched its
three-week assault that killed 1,400 Palestinians and destroyed Gaza's
infrastructure. Translated into English and assembled into a
performance piece by playwright Edward Mast, it describes the terror,
chaos, dismembered bodies that are Israel's grievous legacy.

From the UN fact-finding mission: "It is clear from evidence
gathered by the Mission that the destruction...was the result of a deliberate and systematic policy by the Israeli armed forces... to make the daily process of living, and dignified living, more difficult for the civilian population...."

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