during Operation Cast Lead. A central part of Operation Cast Lead was to make sure nobody knew how Israel was collectively punishing the Gazans for the actions of at the most 2000 people. For the Israeli government it is still important, hence the detentions without trial of political activists who dare to try to tell the Israeli people the truth. Problem for Israeli leaders is of course despite their best efforts the rest of Planet Earth saw Israeli Jews cheering the sound of explosions, and it didn't matter what Mark Regev said on our televisions. We'd already seen the 2 year old child (major HAMAS rocketeer) with her head blown off. Which is wh the accusations of war crimes are ringing in the ears of Askhenazi, and Barak's and Livni's ears.
First refugees travelling on Hungarian bus arrive at Austrian border (Reuters)
from the article: How Israel silenced its Gaza war protesters