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LETTERS | Gaza’s woes

Gaza’s misery is self-inflicted

Sara Roy’s Nov. 23 op-ed “Where’s our humanity for Gaza?” is written from a one-sided perspective that ignores reality.

Palestinians were firing hundreds of rockets into Israel, finally precipitating eight days of Israeli retaliation; there were 140 Palestinian fatalities, an unfortunate but extraordinarily low number for such a conflict, reported in often-graphic detail by journalists and nongovernmental organizations alike.

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