Migrants in “the Jungle” in Calais have built a makeshift mosque so that they could observe Islamic customs in the camp.
Channel 4 reporter, Fatima Manji found Muslims doing their best to mark the holy month of Ramadan under tough conditions.
But holding this girl baby connected me again to the wardfuls of small children so brutally smashed by this odious war. Connected me too to the ever-present reality that the average age in Gaza is 17 and that a quarter of a million are children are, like the babe in my arms, small children.
and for the first time in my reporting life, scarred, deeply scarred by what I have seen, some of it too terrible to put on the screen.
I donned my headphones and listened to Bach’s heavenly violin concerto in E major, and wept, as I rarely have as an adult.
Powerful words from one of the few reporters who has actively challenged the Israeli Governments PR men about the genocide which is occurring in the region by their hand. The BBC could learn a thing or two about real, unbiased reporting from Channel 4.
Read the full post from the brilliant Jon Snow here
Israeli soldiers tell Channel 4 News they were ordered to “cleanse” Palestinian neighbourhoods, as filmmaker Nurit Kedar says “the atmosphere was that nobody should talk about this war”.