News Release

From Gaza

Reuters reports: “Israeli warplanes and combat helicopters pounded the
Hamas-ruled Gaza Strip on Saturday, killing at least 155 people in the
bloodiest day for Palestinians in more than 20 years of conflict.”

AFP reports: “Christmas lights will be shut off around Bethlehem,
including those on the city’s giant Christmas tree, to protest Israel’s
deadly attacks in Gaza, its mayor said on Saturday.”

The Free Gaza Movement, a group of human rights activists, has put out a
news release that provides contact information for various individuals
in and out of Gaza who are available for interviews:

The group’s general web page is http://www.freegaza.org

For more information, contact at the Institute for Public Accuracy:
Sam Husseini, (202) 347-0020; or David Zupan, (541) 484-9167