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Updated casualty figures from Gaza, Israel; US blocks UN statement, Israel targets journalists

Israeli warplanes continue to pummel Gaza, Health Ministry now reporting a death toll of 87 Palestinians – 18 of them children – and 530 wounded. Israeli casualties largely unchanged: 7 deaths, several dozen injuries. Biden administration blocks UN statement aimed at reducing violence. Journalism groups condemn Israel’s targeting of journalists.

Israel aims to silence Palestinian journalists

Israeli forces regularly target Palestinian journalists: shooting to kill or injure, arresting and detaining, and various forms of censorship in an attempt to control the narrative – to keep a lid on the truth.