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Uncle Joe

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Tue Feb 20, 2024, 02:15 PM Feb 20

"What I Saw Wasn't War -- It Was Annihilation," Says U.S. Doctor Who Volunteered in Gaza Hospital [View all]

We speak with an American doctor just back from Gaza about the "unimaginable scale" of its humanitarian crisis. Irfan Galaria, a plastic and reconstructive surgeon, recently wrote an op-ed for the _L.A. Times_ describing Israel's assault on Gaza's civilians as "annihilation." Dr. Galaria, who has worked in conflict zones around the world, says he and his team witnessed "a collateral humanitarian crisis of an unimaginable scale," involving the "deliberate attempt" to both target civilians with military assault and to deprive them of aid. "I thought I was going to be prepared, but I was not prepared for what I saw," he says.
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