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Your Call: Attack on Gaza and the child-migrant crisis at the US border


On today's Your Call, it’s our Friday media roundtable. This week, we’ll discuss media coverage of the recent influx of children crossing the border. How are the media covering the plight of these children and the US’ response? We’ll also talk about coverage of the ongoing Israeli military assault on Gaza. We’ll be joined by the Huffington Post’s Roque Planas, the San Antonio Express’ Kolten Parker and independent journalist, Mohammed Omer joins us from Gaza. Join the conversation on the next Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.


Kolten Parker, reporter with San Antonio Express-News

Roque Planas, editor for Huffington Post's Latino Voices

Mohammed Omer, Palestinian journalist and photographer based in Gaza

Web Resources:

Guardian: Palestinian casualties mount as Israel intensifies Gaza offensive

MySanAntonio: Militias move forward on Texas border, leader's background emerges

Huffington Post: USA Today Columnist Has A Terrible Idea For How To Deal With Child Migrants

Huffington post: These Are The Real Reasons Behind Our Humanitarian Crisis At The Border

Aljazeera: Children killed in Israel strikes

AlterNet: Israel's Assault on Gaza Obscures Core Issues: Racism, Occupation, Colonization

+972: How Netanyahu provoked this war with Gaza

MySanAntonio: Leaked photos show immigrant children packed in crowded Texas border facilities