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Israel’s Incremental Genocide in the Gaza Ghetto

Israel’s Incremental Genocide in the Gaza Ghetto

Ever since
June 1967, Israel searched for a way to keep the
territories it occupied that year without
incorporating their indigenous Palestinian
population into its rights-bearing citizenry. All
the while it participated in a “peace process”
charade to cover up or buy time for its unilateral
colonization policies on the ground.


With the
decades, Israel differentiated between areas it
wished to control directly and those it would manage
indirectly, with the aim in the long run of
downsizing the Palestinian population to a minimum
with, among other means, ethnic cleansing and
economic and geographic strangulation.


The
geopolitical location of the West Bank creates the
impression in Israel, at least, that it is possible
to achieve this without anticipating a third
uprising or too much international condemnati…

Israel firing experimental weapons at Gaza's civilians, say doctors

Israel firing experimental weapons at Gaza's civilians, say doctors

Using Gaza as a laboratoryDIME munitions were developed by the US Air Force in 2006 and have since been tested repeatedly on the people of Gaza, who have long served as involuntary lab rats for Israel’s weapons industry.


DIME bombs contain tungsten, a cancer-causing metal that helps to
produce incredibly destructive blasts which slice through flesh and
bone, often decapitating the lower limbs of people within the blast
radius.


Renowned Norwegian doctor Mads Gilbert,
who witnessed the horrific injuries caused by DIME bombs during
Israel’s 2009 Gaza onslaught, told The Electronic Intifada over the
phone from al-Shifa hospital in Gaza City that patients are showing up
with DIME-related injuries.


“A good number of the injuries seen here are consistent with the use
of dense inert metal explosives, or DIME, that we saw during the 2009
attack and also in 2006,” said Gilbert. “The bodies are pretty much
destroyed…