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Sharif Abdel Kouddous

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Sharif Abdel Kouddous

Sharif Abdel Kouddous is an independent journalist based in Cairo. He is a Democracy Now! correspondent and a fellow at The Nation Institute.

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As ignorant armies clash by night, civilians bear the brunt of a collapsing economy.

Life in the Sinai is now defined by curfews, checkpoints, house raids and arbitrary arrests.

A sense of malaise plagues activist circles, with energies largely spent supporting the thousands in prison.

At least six shelters have been hit since the conflict began, killing dozens of civilians.

“I saw a massacre,” says one survivor, “There were heads off bodies, shoulders half torn, hands gone, chests opened.”

Two weeks of conflict made crossing borders too difficult to arrange in time. They may have had a chance if they had gotten out.

Nearly ninety people were killed by Israeli forces today, most of them in one of Gaza’s poorest and most crowded neighborhoods.

Over 77 percent of the dead are civilians. Every day brings more stories of incomprehensible anguish and loss.

More than 240 Palestinians have been killed in air strikes, nearly 77 percent of them civilians, including almost fifty children.

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The Cairo-based correspondent calls the impending law a "more aggressive authoritarian order than the one we rose up against in 2011....