The Zionist Israeli army boards the Freedom Flotilla in an act of Piracy, Wednesday.
Rocket launched from the Gaza Strip strikes a road in the southern city of Sderot on October 5, 2016. (Israel Police)
“In Gaza, Hamas is the authority, controlling everything, military and political. Nobody can fire a rocket against Israel without permission. Israel send spies to fire rockets, which gives Israel an excuse to bomb us.”
“No sound like this was used in the 2014 attack on Gaza, or previous attacks. Half of our students were absent from school today and the ones who attended could not focus on their lesson. So, I stopped teaching and took on the role as a psychological counselor, reassuring them. Fear has been planted in this new generation. They are psychologically destroyed.”
“Israel controls the boarder to Gaza. We have only enough oil to run the electricity for one day. If they close the boarders that day, oil does not get in and Gaza goes without electricity.”
“At the time of bombing, we don’t know their bombing empty fields. We adults know they are testing new weapons. We know they want to send a message that the people of Gaza should be frightened all the time. But the sounds are so terrifying, especially for the children, who can’t understand the reality.”
“Cases of cancer have increased, especially among children. Israel does not allow cancer patients to receive treatment in Israel, unless they agree to spy on their own people. Israel has sent patients (with permission) back to Gaza from hospitals in Israel before their treatment was complete, because they refused to spy.”
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