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Celebrities express their opinions over Israel’s attack on Gaza

2014-07-24 10:55

Los Angeles – Actors and actresses have taken to social media to express their opinions over Israel’s attack on Gaza.

And while most of them have tweeted and reacted in support of Gaza, there are also some who sympathises with Israel's situation.

22-year-old singer Selena Gomez posted a photo on 18 July on her Instagram account that says: "It’s about humanity, pray for Gaza."

On 21 July actor Mark Ruffalo shared a link to an Israeli’s personal account and brief history of Gaza.

Movie star and comedian Rob Schneider tweeted the following on 21 July:

Followed by:

Jewish actress and Big Bang Theory star, Mayim Bialik, took to her Facebook page in support of Israel’s actions in Gaza. Her post was shared more than 2000 times.

A few celebs have also deleted their tweets after it garnered unwanted attention. Rihanna and Dwight Howard deleted their tweets which read: "#FreePalestine"

Another statement came from political activists and award-winning band Massive Attack at the Longitude Festival in Marlay Park, Dublin on Sunday. The band used their headlining slot to post a message behind them during their song Battlebox. The message read: "Gaza has been ocupied or under restrictions since 1948."

Scandal actress Kerry Washington shared a link on her Twitter account on 16 July to a news account of the four children killed on a Gaza beach.

News24 reported on Thursday that the death toll in the Israeli military campaign in the Gaza Strip has reached 707 with more than 4 500 people wounded.

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