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Israeli’s assault on the Gaza Strip has caused havoc for the territorys residents. Even before the start of the offensive, a blockade on the region by Israel meant an humanitarian crisis was occurring in the Gaza Strip, which had meagre food and medical supplies. Al Jazeera’s Ayman Mohyeldin reports from Gaza on the impact this war has been having on the people.
Riz Khan Extra: UN rapporteur Richard Falk
Riz Khan speaks to Richard Falk, the UN’s special rapporteur on human rights in the Palestinian territories, about whether Israel has committed war crimes in its Gaza offensive and whether Barack Obama, the US president-elect, could do more to pressure Israel.
Israeli tanks enter Gaza City
Israeli forces are ploughing into Gaza City and other densely populated Palestinian areas as air and ground attacks against Hamas continue. Reports say some Israeli reservists are already in action in the region, with thousands more poised to enter.