Radhika Coomaraswamy is the UN Special Representative on Children and Armed Conflict. Last week she expressed grave concern about Israeli attacks on UN facilities in Gaza. Al Jazeera's Shihab Rattansi began by asking her if her remarks had any effect on the war since then.
Israeli assaults bring Gazan factions together - 14 Jan 2009
Israeli officials have been repeating that the assault on Gaza is targeting Hamas, but Hamas' military wing is not the only group battling Israeli troops.
The offensive may have united Palestinian resistance inside the Gaza Strip, but as Al Jazeera's Roza Ibragimova reports, no other regional forces have joined them yet.
Heavy artillery shelling on the central part of Gaza Strip. The area was showered by tens of shells and a big cloud of strange smoke covered the area.
Heavy fighting between Palestinian fighters and Israeli soldiers.
Israeli F16s bombarded the tunnels area in Rafah, many house partially demolished and fire came into many others.
Rockets destroyed the old City Council of Gaza which is a historic one built in 1910 in the Turkish period.
Bombings in east of Gaza and news that many killed near Hasanin clan.
Heavy shelling targeted Al Shikh Ijlin area.
Medical staff and Paramadics seek to evacuate tens of dead bodies through the occupied strip, so far 4 dead bodied were found in Atatra area northern Gaza.
Three bodies of dead people still in Johr El Dik area and paramedics unable to bring them out. Between them an old man and young woman.
Bombings from the naval forces into Al Nusairat area leaving many wounded persons.
Naval forces and gunboats shelled many targets in Gaza City.
Seven Palestinians killed in the northern area of Bait Lahia as Israeli drones hit a car and shells rained into houses. Fire set in many house and several people wounded. Two children were among victims,Hanan AL Najar and Shefa' Al Mutwaq.
Around 10 homemade projectiles fired into Israel leaving no loss nor damage.
Palestinian snipers shot at 2 Israeli soldiers in Bait Lahia and fire RBG shell into Israeli troops.
Israeli Apache helicopters open its fire on the eastern part of Gaza City and the northern areas as well.