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Palestinians Worry Negotiations Are in Vain as Israel Continues to Attack Gaza

HeadlineApr 30, 2024

Israel is continuing to attack Rafah and other parts of Gaza. One Palestinian woman, Umm Fayez Abu Taha, spoke to a reporter in Rafah while holding an infant after surviving an Israeli airstrike.

Umm Fayez Abu Taha: “We took her from under the rubble, thank God. She is 2 months old, and thank God. Was she holding a rocket, or was she standing near tanks? What’s her fault? What would her fault have been if she had been injured or martyred? What would her fault have been? … The entire world is seeing what’s happening to us. They carry out negotiations and things, but we feel like this is all in vain. It’s like they’re giving us some anesthetic, not more. They carry out negotiations while Israel strikes. Look at us with some compassion, with some humanity. Fear God. This is all we ask for. We’re not asking for much. Just end the war, nothing more.”

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