Information Clearing House 20 July 2014: A doctor writes from Gaza – ‘there are lakes of blood’

20 July 2014 — Information Clearing House

Dozens of Civilians Killed in Fresh Attacks on Gaza
Video – Warning – Graphic Images –
This video shows the horror and reality of the Israeli attack on the people of Gaza. It should only be viewed by a mature audiance.


Israel kills relentlessly, but no ‘Al-Shejaia moment’
A doctor writes from Gaza – ‘there are lakes of blood’
By John Hilley
Pictures show the horror and reality of the Israeli attack on the people of Gaza. Should only be viewed by a mature audience.



Israelis Gather on Hillsides to Watch and Cheer as Military Drops Bombs on Gaza
By Harriet Sherwood in Sderot
People drink, snack and pose for selfies against a background of explosions as Palestinian death toll mounts in ongoing offensive.



Netanyahu: Erdogan’s ‘Anti-Semitic’ Jibe Desecrates Memory of Holocaust
By Barak Ravid
Prime Minister’s remarks follow Erdogan’s claims that Israel massacring Palestinians in Gaza and committing war crimes worse than Hitler’s.



Watch Worm Squirm
Kerry Slams Gaza Incursion: ‘It’s a Hell of a Pinpoint Operation’
By Haaretz
U.S. secretary of state speaks candidly to his advisers, without noticing open microphone.



64 Public Figures, 7 Nobel Laureates, Call for Arms Embargo on Israel

By Haaretz

Tutu, Chomsky, Waters, Pappe, others accuse country of ‘war crimes and possible crimes against humanity.’



Bill Maher and Conservative Agree on Israel and Gaza, Or
Why Maher is a Piece Of *hit

Does Bill Maher pretend to be an idiot, or is he really one? This is the question that came to my mind when I watched his latest puke-worthy fawning piece about Israel.



What Happened to the Malaysian Airliner?

By Paul Craig Roberts

Washington’s propaganda assault against Russia is a double tragedy, because it has diverted attention from Israel’s latest atrocity against the Palestinians locked up in the Gaza Ghetto.



What Did US Spy Satellites See in Ukraine?
By Robert Parry
With the scramble to blame Putin for the Malaysia Airlines shoot-down – the shoddy journalism has grown truly dangerous.



What the Media Won’t Report About Malaysian Airlines Flight MH17
By Ron Paul

While western media outlets rush to repeat government propaganda on the event, there are a few things they will not report.



Germany Pivoting East
The wars are to defend the USDollar, in the last stages of its reign of terror.
By Jim Willie
The Germans have had enough, fed up with destructive US activities of all kinds. For the last few months, they have been laying out their indictment, their justification, their reasons to abandon the corrupt US-UK crowd.



People Are Mobilizing to Finally Put an End to the Disastrous U.S. Empire
By Kevin Zeese and Margaret Flowers

The faltering US economy can no longer afford the expensive US military. The people of the United States no longer support war and the people of the world are rebelling against US rule.


Israel kills 100 Palestinians in Gaza assault on Sunday alone: –
Israeli forces killed at least 100 Palestinians on Sunday including 66 in a single neighborhood of Gaza City, bringing the 13-day death toll to 437.



13 Israeli soldiers killed in Gaza Sunday: –
An Israeli military spokeswoman told Ma’an that 13 soldiers have been killed in intense fighting in the Gaza Strip on Sunday alone, bringing the total to at least 18 since the beginning of a ground invasion late Thursday.



‘Death and horror’ in Gaza as thousands flee Israeli bombardment:
The fiercest fighting of the 13-day war in Gaza erupted on Sunday as Israel dramatically widened its ground offensive, sending tanks and troops into urban areas and causing thousands of panicked civilians to flee.



UN chief condemns ‘atrocious’ Gaza killings:
Ban Ki-moon condemns killing of civilians by Israel as UN Security Council prepares to meet on Gaza.



2 American Members Of Israeli occupation Forces Killed in Fighting in Gaza Strip:
The young men’s love of Israel ultimately led them to join the Israel Defense Forces, and they ended up fighting for the Jewish state in the Gaza Strip this week



Obama facilitates Israeli war crimes. Put him on trial.:
The number one recipient of US aid is not a poor country: it is Israel, a rich, developed society, which receives billions of dollars in military aid every year. This makes the US directly complicit in Israel’s deliberate and indiscriminate assaults against Palestinian civilians



Hamas claims it’s captured an Israeli soldier:
The solider was taken during an early morning operation, according to Abu Obeida, a spokesman for Hamas’ military wing, al-Qassam Brigades. He provided the supposed soldier’s name and ID.



Hamas commends withdrawal of Ecuadorian ambassador from Tel-Aviv:
“We condemn the Israeli military incursion into Palestinian territory, we require cessation of operations and indiscriminate attacks against civilians,” Patino said.



US to help Abbas and PA rule over Gaza after conflict ends:
According to the Times of Israel the American Ambassador to Israel Dan Shapiro indicated on Saturday night that the US may have plans to see the Palestinian Authority and Mahmoud Abbas rule Gaza once this current conflict comes to an end.



On ‘human shielding’ in Gaza : Op-Ed:
Since hi-tech states can and do kill hundreds or thousands of civilians, they have to provide moral justification for their action in order to preserve their standing in the international arena; they have to demonstrate that they are protecting the principles of liberal democracy.



Tens of thousands rally in London against Israel’s slaughter:
In huge demonstration, protesters denounce Israel as terrorist state, castigate PM Cameron for backing right to self-defense



Anti-Israel protesters rally across France, defying ban imposed after synagogue clash:
Thousands march through French cities in protest of Israeli operation in Gaza Strip; French president says will not allow violence to spill over into France.



131 Killed In Iraq As Deadline Passes for Christians To Leave Mosul:
Fourteen people were killed and 21 more were wounded during shelling in Falluja.



Iraqi bishop urges world to act after Mosul’s Christians forced to flee:
A senior Iraqi bishop urged the world to act on Sunday after Islamic hardliners drove Mosul’s Christians from the northern Iraqi city, effectively ending a presence there dating back to Christianity’s earliest years.



Syria: 65 members of Syria’s forces killed in Homs:
At least 65 members from Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad’s regime forces were killed in eastern Homs, which has been witnessing fierce battles for two days, Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said in a press statement Sunday.



60 Syria Soldiers Killed in Battle With Jihadists: Newspaper:
At least 60 soldiers have died as the army battles to retake a gas field in central Syria where jihadists killed 270 people, a pro-gov newspaper reported today.



Jihad fatigue: Hundreds of Syrian rebels give up fight:
Many exhausted, disillusioned fighters lay down guns, rejoin civilian life



Iran completes process of eliminating enriched uranium:
Iran has turned all of its enriched uranium closest to the level needed to make nuclear arms into more harmless forms, the UN nuclear agency says.



At least 47 killed in fighting at Libya airport: health ministry:
At least 47 people have been killed in fighting between rival militias for control of Libya’s main airport, the health ministry said on Sunday.



Filipinos ordered to quit Libya:
The Philippines yesterday ordered its estimated 13,000 nationals in Libya to flee that country due to the worsening unrest there.



Suspected Islamists killed 40 Nigerian civilians : –
Suspected Islamists raided the remote northeast Nigerian town of Damboa over the weekend, shooting dead more than 40 residents and burning down houses in a familiar pattern of killing that has forced tens of thousands to flee their homes this year.



Gunmen in Kenya kill four in Mombasa:
Gunmen on a motorcycle have killed at least four people and injured several others in the Kenyan city of Mombasa.



33 “Militants” Killed, 28 Injured In Afghan Army Operations:
At least 28 militants were also injured during the operations and 10 others were arrested along with some weapons, ammunition and explosives, MoD said.



Afghan election vote audit suspended following disagreements:
According to reports, the audit of presidential votes have been halted due to misunderstandings between the electoral teams of Dr. Abdullah Abdullah and Dr. Ashraf Ghani Ahmadzai.



With disregard for civilians: Pakistan Bombs North Waziristan Killing 28 People:
It was not possible to independently verify the casualties as the offensive is ongoing and media are banned from the area.



MH17 plane crash: Kerry points finger at Russia:
 US Secretary of State John Kerry says there is overwhelming evidence of Russian complicity in the downing of a Malaysia Airlines plane in Ukraine. Mr Kerry called on Russia to take responsibility for the actions of the rebels, saying their handling of the dead had been “grotesque”.



Sky News apologises for rummaging through MH17 luggage:
In a news broadcast, presenter Colin Brazier was shown rooting through personal belongings in an opened suitcase at the site, picking up a set of keys before saying: “We shouldn’t really be doing this.”



Jay Carney cashes in:
The former Obama administration spin doctor signed on this month with the Washington Speakers Bureau, a gig that came with a signing bonus and is likely to yield payments as high as $100,000 per speech to share his personal presidential anecdotes and analysis of the next two election cycles.



New Yorkers rally over alleged police brutality:
Protests follow the death of Eric Garner who died after officer placed him in what appeared to be chokehold.


Cost Of War

Number Of Iraqis Slaughtered In US War And Occupation Of Iraq 1,455,590



Number of U.S. Military Personnel Sacrificed (Officially acknowledged) In America’s War On Iraq:  4,883


Number Of  International Occupation Force Troops Slaughtered In Afghanistan :3,460


Cost of War in Iraq & Afghanistan
Total Cost of Wars Since 2001



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