It is being claimed that Israeli troops fired on Gazans attempting to flee the fighting, even though they had white flags. Israel is denying the allegation.
UN and other groups contest Israeli claims that they are only hitting targets from which hostile fire has originated.
Aljazeera English reports on United Nations Secretary-General Ban-Ki Moon’s rebuke of Israel for its attack on a UN warehouse, and on the split in the Israeli elite about whether to accept a ceasefire. The UN website also carries the angry secretary-general’s protest.
And, No place is safe for Gazans: “We are being killed!”
A veteran Jewish member of the British parliament condemned the Israeli attack on Gaza, saying, “It is time for our Government to make clear to the Israeli government that its conduct and policies are unacceptable and to impose a total arms ban on Israel.”