"My God, what a terrible world we live in!"

While Israel's "Operation Cast Lead" Gaza assault continues, some - including statements from The Vatican - are increasingly comparing Israel's treatment of Palestine (Gaza Strip) to that of a concentration camp. Now, with evidence of genocide and other broken laws defying The Geneva Conventions, such comparisons seem to make perfect sense.

Alternet reports:
One Israeli official promised a holocaust in Gaza; it is impossible to keep pace with the death toll.

Gaza is an immense concentration camp -- 1.5 million people squeezed into 140 square miles hemmed in on all sides by 25-foot-high walls separated by a vast expanse of bulldozed earth. The 2005 "pull-out" left Gaza still controlled by Israel from air and sea, its entries and exits prison like mazes electronically controlled and under constant surveillance. Bombing it, assaulting it with tanks and Uzis, is like shooting animals in a pen. The claptrap about "pinpoint" accuracy and "avoiding civilians" is a lie so flagrant, so transparent, that any child -- certainly any Gaza child -- could grasp it. Read More.

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