Palestine eyewitness: Attack on Gaza

Submitted by Editor on Thu, 14/10/2004 - 20:17

Seven days after the Israeli military campaign in the northern Gaza region began on September 28, 100 Palestinians -- one third of them under the age of 15 -- have been killed, while more than 300 civilians, including more than 80 children, have been wounded, 168 houses have been demolished, along with kindergartens, dozens of grocery stores, schools and olive groves. Electricity has been cut off and tens of thousands of people have been left without running water.

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Green Left Weekly, issue #602, October 13, 2004

AUSTRALIA: Greens' gains take edge off Howard's win

The pollsters and bookies were right after all. Australia's Liberal-National coalition won the election comfortably, increasing its House of Representatives majority. But there is good news for the progressive side of politics in the further advance of the Greens who have decisively displaced the Australian Democrats as the third force in federal parliament.
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# Ray Alexander, 1913-2004

# Peter Camejo: Kerry is stealing votes from us!

# AFGHANISTAN: Fraudulent election imposed by US

# HAITI: The ravages of an unnatural disaster

# HAITI: Violence escalates

# HONG KONG: Pro-democracy activist causes 'stir' in parliamentary swearing in

# In brief

# IRAQ: US military 'recaptures' Samarra

# IRAQ: Kurds call for autonomy referendum

# SRI LANKA: Fears grow of war's renewal

# SUDAN: Khartoum to allow more African troops in Darfur


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# Greens' gains take edge off Howard's win

# Baxter protest continues

# Iraqi TPV-holders demand permanent protection

# A woman's place is in the struggle: What's at stake for women in US

# Greens vote 'bucked the trend'

# Socialist vote 'puts us in a better position to fight back'

# Rat traps and other polling booth tales

# Cashing in on the HIV pandemic

# Demanding justice for asbestos victims

# National shame job

Regular Features

# Write on: Letters to the editor

# Loose cannons
# On the box
# Cartoon>

Australian News

# Eritreans protest deportation of refugees

# Detainees launch hunger strike

# Refugees 'so exhausted'

# When injustice becomes law

# Union network launched on NSW north coast

# Actors portray refugee tragedy

Cultural Dissent

# The blackfellas' Eureka

# Eye to eye, a Palestinian poem

# Exposing the inhumanity of Bush's war

# Twinfish

# Castro: 'Solidarity will prevail'

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