A whole bunch of civilians have been killed and injured within the Israeli bombardment of Gaza. Israel’s authorities has declared a complete siege of Gaza, preventing what it calls “human animals”. Earlier, tons of of Israelis had been killed by Palestinian fighters.
Why has politics failed so badly? And what’s subsequent – for either side?
Presenter: Sami Zeidan
Francesca Albanese – United Nations Particular Rapporteur on the Occupied Palestinian Territories
Diana Buttu – lawyer and former spokeswoman for the Palestine Liberation Organisation
Gideon Levy – columnist on the Israeli newspaper Haaretz and creator of The Punishment of Gaza