Israel presented videos that allegedly prove that Hamas used al-Shifa hospital as a base of operations.
For the UN, the Gaza Strip has become a “cemetery for thousands of children”. According to the local health authority, the death toll has risen to more than 13,000 people since the start of the war, including, according to estimates, up to 5,000 children. Children in shrouds and under rubble; Children crying and wailing in search of their parents and siblings, many of whom are dead and whose corpses are lined up next to each other in makeshift morgues: these images are already circulating everywhere on social media, and Israel is under increasing pressure in the war. of advertising.
The Israeli army is now reacting with a public relations offensive. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and the army leadership have stated from the beginning that Hamas command centers are hidden beneath hospitals. Israel has not yet presented any definitive proof, but the evidence suggests that Hamas created a control center for the terrorist organization within the al-Shifa Hospital – according to Israeli information, after the withdrawal of Israeli troops and the seizure of power in Gaza Tira in 2007.