A Palestinian mother and her two babies lay together in the drawer of the morgue fridge as workers prepare the bodies for burial in the Beit Hanun hospital. (AFP/Mahmud Hams)
- Hussam Ayloush
- Hussam has been a lifelong human rights activist who is passionate about promoting democratic societies, in the US and worldwide, in which all people, including immigrants, workers, minorities, and the poor enjoy freedom, justice, economic justice, respect, and equality. Mr. Ayloush frequently lectures on Islam, media relations, civil rights, hate crimes and international affairs. He has consistently appeared in local, national, and international media. Full biography at: http://hussamayloush.blogspot.com/2006/08/biography-of-hussam-ayloush.html
Thursday, November 09, 2006
No words can describe the pain and sadness
I will not comment. Sometimes, silence is all that we can offer... A moment of silence for those innocent lives.
The reflection of a boy is seen in the water stained with blood covering a street in Beit Hanun. Eighteen Palestinians, most of them women and children, have been killed as Israeli shells slammed into their Gaza homes in an attack that drew worldwide condemnation and vows of renewed suicide attacks.(AFP/Mahmud Hams)
Palestinian Kholod Al-Athamna, 13, cries during the funeral of her brother Mahmoud in the northern Gaza Strip town of Beit Hanoun, Thursday, Nov. 9 (AP)