More than 54 civilians, at least 34 of them children, have been killed in a town in south Lebanon in the deadliest Israeli strike of the conflict so far. ... Lebanon's prime minister denounced "Israeli war criminals" and cancelled talks with the US secretary of state. ... Prime Minister Ehud Olmert is reported to have told US Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice that Israel needs 10-14 days to press its offensive. .....
Wish these images were in mass media, so that masses are really shocked and respond, massively... because words like "atrocities", "genocide","war crimes" have lost their power in the meantime. Tomáš J. Fülöpp
Naomi Klein calls for a strategy to use to put an end to Israeli apartheid and war crimes in Gaza. It is the strategy that worked to stop apartheid in South Africa 20 years ago: BDS = boycott, divestment, sanctions.
There have been mounting calls in Europe to suspend a planned upgrade in relations with Israel until its new right-wing government publicly expresses support for a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. If the suspension goes ahead Israel's Foreign Ministry has warned the European Union it could lose its role as a broker in Middle East peace efforts.