Monday, May 27, 2024

"The UN admits its casualty counts for Gaza have been nonsense" by Brian Henry

So will the media now stop pretending that Hamas tells the truth? Nope. Not even though the United Nations has tacitly admitted that their casualty figures for Gaza – figures which come from Hamas and which the media has broadcast to the world – have been utter nonsense.

How many women and children have died as a result of Hamas’s current war against Israel? We have an exact count for Israelis. For Palestinians, we can only make an educated guess. We do know that a few days ago, the UN quietly cut the numbers it had previously been reporting of woman and child deaths by about half.

The UN’s numbers came from the terrorist group Hamas. …. Read the rest here.

Read more of my essays here (and scroll down).

If politics doesn’t interest you, check out what I’d rather be writing if only Israel weren’t at war and antisemitism wasn’t on the rise. See my round-ups of Jewish-interest Canadian books for children here, herehereand here.  Or try my introduction to Judaism here. ~Brian

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