Airstrike on Aleppo Hospital While World Watched Gaza

November 22, 2012 10:07 by

Aleppo's al-Farabi Hospital after a Syrian airstrike

While everyone watched Israel and Hamas slug it out, the Syrian civil war continued.

So you can be forgiven for missing a Syrian airstrike on a hospital in Aleppo.

The media wrung its hands over Palestinian casualties — collateral damage, thanks to Hamas using Shifa Hospital as cover for rocket launches and intentionally embedding itself in populated areas.

Now that the foreign press corps in Israel and Gaza have set the bar on concern for civilian casualties, will we see a similar level of righteous indignation at Syria?

Or do only Palestinians enjoy disproportionate coverage?

(Image via YouTube/fnnsyrianews)

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