Friday, January 23, 2009
On Wednesday, Palestinian medical sources said the death toll in the Gaza conflict had risen to 1,010 Palestinians.
Another 4,700 have been wounded in the conflict, which began on December 27, the medics said.
In less than two minutes, the dream of a new life in Toronto was shattered for a Palestinian doctor and his eight children
'What happened, happened. I can't return the lives of my daughters'
The anguish of DR. EZZELDEEN ABU AL-AISH was broadcast live on TV, the Palestinian's pain moving even the Israeli prime minister to tears
The family of Dr. Ezzeldeen Abu al-Aish, a leading Palestinian advocate of peace, had been talking in their Gaza apartment about their impending move to Toronto where their father was to take up a teaching fellowship.
Then, in less than two minutes on Jan. 16, a pair of Israeli tank shells overturned for all time the lives of Abu al-Aish and what remains of his family. "They were the most beautiful girls, the most lovely girls ... "
Feb 01, 2009 04:30 AM