Online responses to humanitarian costs of Israeli Occupation Nuseirat camp invasion


Published: 2024-06-09 16:20

Last Updated: 2024-06-19 00:41

Guy Pearce, Francesca Albanese, and Mehdi Hasan
Guy Pearce, Francesca Albanese, and Mehdi Hasan

A recent Israeli Occupation Forces (IOF) operation to rescue four "Israeli" captives from the Nuseirat refugee camp in Gaza has drawn widespread criticism for its deadly impact on Palestinian civilians.

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The mission, which took place on Saturday, resulted in the massacre of at least 274 Gazans and left hundreds more injured, according to Gazan health officials.

The IOF employed heavy airstrikes and gunfire during the operation, which has been condemned by many as disproportionate and excessively violent.

Critics argued that the IOF could have achieved their objective of freeing the captives without causing such a high number of civilian casualties, underscoring a broader frustration among many observers who feel that the humanitarian costs of the war are being overshadowed by political and military considerations.

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Social media platforms have been flooded with reactions from around the world, with many political figures, celebrities, journalists, and users expressing outrage and sorrow over the loss of innocent lives.

Australian actor Guy Pearce criticized the Israeli Occupation Forces’ (IOF), saying:

UN Special Rapporteur, Francesca Albanese, posted on X:

British-American journalist Mehdi Hasan also posted on X: