- 850 people killed and some 3 500 injured since the Israeli attacks began on December 27.
- Rumours say Israel is using white phosphorus (a nasty compound that catches fire if not kept constantly moist/wet) in combat.
- Reports indicate that up to 25 % of the victims are children.
- Some 1 000 people have died of cholera since mid December, 2 000 in total since the outbreak in August 2008.
- Every day between 5 000-10 000 flee the desperate situation in the country.
- Several opponents to Mugabe’s rule have been arrested and may be facing the death penalty.
- Approximately 650 civilians killed in the Orientale province since December 24.
- Victims are often hacked to death/pieces.
- Rapes and child abductions (to serve as soldiers and/or sex slaves) are common features.
- Ranger killed by rebels in the Virunga National Park while he was trying to protect the endangered mountain gorillas.
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