white phosphorous

In Gaza

By Eva Bartlett

It’s daily hard to believe it can get worse, but daily it does.

Last week, I saw what seemed to be the white phosphorus clouds doctors have written about, condemned. From a tall Gaza city building, the panoramic view showed a spreading stream of poison, on eastern Gaza.

The chemical burns deeply, to the bone, experts say. It is considered illegal warfare, not to be used in civilian areas. Yet the accounts grow of its use: heavy use in the Khosar region, east of Khan Younis, and in the northwest of Gaza, and in eastern Jabaliya, Sheik Zayid, Sheik Rajleen, Zaitoun… Everywhere. The UN headquarters housing hundreds of fleeing Palestinians which was bombed on January 15 was hit with white phosphorus.

“Five days ago, in Jabaliya, I saw an abnormal material: white dust, spread out in spinning circles which spread the dust further. From inside there…

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Terrorists from ISIS confess to receiving training to carry out crimes against civilians in Hama

Friends of Syria

 

Damascus, SANA- Three terrorists belonging to ISIS terrorist organisation admitted that they were heading to a busy location at a time of active movement of employees and citizens in Hama city to carry out terrorist crimes in order to inflict the greatest number of casualties.

On July 17th, the authorities arrested 3 terrorists who were wearing explosive belts near al-Arba’in roundabout in Hama while they were heading to the middle of the city and planning to target a certain location with successive bombings to kill the largest possible number of civilians.

In confessions broadcast by the Syrian TV, terrorist Mahmoud Ibrahim Hamad al-Shihani from al-Khayala village in Raqqa province said that he went to a recruitment office for ISIS and registered his name along with other people and then they attended a “Sharia” course for 20 days, during which they were indoctrinated about “Jihad” and on the final day…

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