The killing of four boys on a Gaza beach has generated enormous criticism of Israel.
Israel itself has expressed sorrow at the killing (see Featured Image Tweet).
But one fact not reported anywhere except WaPo is that the area was known to be used for rocket launching:
— Legal Insurrection (@LegInsurrection) July 17, 2014
This clip is from British news. Note how the interviewer doesn’t even attempt to hide his bias. Welcome to British media, and increasingly, U.S. left-wing media.
Mark Regev, a spokesperson for the Israeli Prime Minister’s office, held his own and handled it well:
In other news today, even the United Nations refugee agency admitted that rockets were found hidden in a school:
Yesterday, in the course of the regular inspection of its premises, UNRWA discovered approximately 20 rockets hidden in a vacant school in the Gaza Strip. UNRWA strongly condemns the group or groups responsible for placing the weapons in one of its installations. This is a flagrant violation of the inviolability of its premises under international law. This incident, which is the first of its kind in Gaza, endangered civilians including staff and put at risk UNRWA’s vital mission to assist and protect Palestine refugees in Gaza.
Firing from civilian areas. Hiding rockets in schools. Using civilians as human shields.
There’s only one side doing that.
Update: UN not quite truthful that this was the first time:
— Avi Mayer (@AviMayer) July 17, 2014
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