Photos of the week: No end to the violence

As Israel’s Operation Protective Edge enters its 17th day, violence continues as a ceasefire remains elusive. Thirty-five Israelis have been killed, including 32 soldiers, with the Palestinian death toll reaching 734, mainly civilians.

Photos by: Anne Paq, Basel Yazouri, Oren Ziv, Fiaz abu-Ramele, Yotam Ronen, Tess Scheflan, Keren Manor, Mustafa Bader / Activestills.org

Funeral for the 26 members of the Abu Jame’ family, who were killed the previous day during an Israeli attack on the Bani Suhaila neighborhood of Khan Younis, Gaza Strip, July 21, 2014. Reports indicate that 18 of the 24 killed were children of Abu Jame’ family. (Basel Yazouri/Activestills.org)
Funeral for the 26 members of the Abu Jame’ family, who were killed the previous day during an Israeli attack on the Bani Suhaila neighborhood of Khan Younis, Gaza Strip, July 21, 2014. Reports indicate that 18 of the 24 killed were children of Abu Jame’ family. (Basel Yazouri/Activestills.org)
Mother (left) of Jihad Issam Shuhaibar (8), and Wasim Issam Shuhaibar (7), two of the children killed in an Israeli airstrike on the Sabra neighborhood of Gaza City, is comforted by a relative at al-Shifa hospital, July 17, 2014. The third victim of the airstrike that hit the children while they were playing on the roof of their house, was their cousin, 10-year-old Afnan Tariq Shuhaibar. (Anne Paq/Activestills.org)
Mother (left) of Jihad Issam Shuhaibar (8), and Wasim Issam Shuhaibar (7), two of the children killed in an Israeli airstrike on the Sabra neighborhood of Gaza City, is comforted by a relative at al-Shifa hospital, July 17, 2014. The third victim of the airstrike that hit the children while they were playing on the roof of their house, was their cousin, 10-year-old Afnan Tariq Shuhaibar. (Anne Paq/Activestills.org)
A relative kisses the body of a family member from the Gaza City neighborhood of Shejaiya at Al Shifa Hospital, July 20, 2014. (Anne Paq/Activestills.org)
A relative kisses the body of a family member from the Gaza City neighborhood of Shejaiya at Al Shifa Hospital, July 20, 2014. (Anne Paq/Activestills.org)
Palestinians from Shejaiya area take refuge in al-Shifa hospital following a large-scale Israeli attack on their neighborhood, Gaza City, July 20, 2014. Spokesman of the Palestinian ministry of health Ashraf al-Qidra said rescue teams evacuated more than 100 dead bodies from destroyed houses in Shejaiya, including 17 children, 14 women and four elderly people. (Anne Paq/Activestills.org)
Palestinians from Shejaiya area take refuge in al-Shifa hospital following a large-scale Israeli attack on their neighborhood, Gaza City, July 20, 2014. Spokesman of the Palestinian ministry of health Ashraf al-Qidra said rescue teams evacuated more than 100 dead bodies from destroyed houses in Shejaiya, including 17 children, 14 women and four elderly people. (Anne Paq/Activestills.org)
Relatives and family members of Israeli solider Bayhesain Kshaun mourn during his funeral in Netivot city, Israel, July 22, 2014. (Yotam Ronen/Activestills.org)
Relatives and family members of Israeli solider Bayhesain Kshaun mourn during his funeral in Netivot city, Israel, July 22, 2014. (Yotam Ronen/Activestills.org)
Soldiers and relatives mourn at the grave of Israeli Sergeant Banaya Rubel during his funeral on July 20, 2014 in Holon, Israel. Sergeant Rubel was killed along with another Israeli army soldier on the 12th day of the attack. (Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)
Soldiers and relatives mourn at the grave of Israeli Sergeant Banaya Rubel during his funeral on July 20, 2014 in Holon, Israel. Sergeant Rubel was killed along with another Israeli army soldier on the 12th day of the attack. (Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)
Local residents hug near a house that was hit directly by a rocket lunched from Gaza, in the city of Yahud, July 22, 2014. (Yotam Ronen/Activestills.org)
Local residents hug near a house that was hit directly by a rocket lunched from Gaza, in the city of Yahud, July 22, 2014. (Yotam Ronen/Activestills.org)
An Israeli artillery unit fire towards the Gaza Strip from their position on Israel-Gaza border, on July 21, 2014. Israeli attacks have killed 550 Palestinians in the current offensive, most of them civilians. (Yotam Ronen/Activestills.org)
An Israeli artillery unit fire towards the Gaza Strip from their position on Israel-Gaza border, on July 21, 2014. Israeli attacks have killed 550 Palestinians in the current offensive, most of them civilians. (Yotam Ronen/Activestills.org)
Israeli left wing activists protest against the Israeli attack on Gaza, in central Tel Aviv, July 17, 2014. The sign reads: “There is enough guilt for everyone”. Police arrested three right-wing protesters who tried to hurt left-wing activists, as hundreds were protesting against the attack. Right-wing activists held a counter demo, calling for the killing of Arabs and for more use of force in Gaza. (Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)
Israeli left wing activists protest against the Israeli attack on Gaza, in central Tel Aviv, July 17, 2014. The sign reads: “There is enough guilt for everyone”. Police arrested three right-wing protesters who tried to hurt left-wing activists, as hundreds were protesting against the attack. Right-wing activists held a counter demo, calling for the killing of Arabs and for more use of force in Gaza. (Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)
Israeli right-wing demonstrators (left) protest in front of left-wing activists, as they take part in a protest against Israel’s attack on Gaza, in central Tel Aviv, July 19, 2014. Right-wing activists tried to attack left wing activists during the protest, police arrested at least five right-wing protesters. (Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)
Israeli right-wing demonstrators (left) protest in front of left-wing activists, as they take part in a protest against Israel’s attack on Gaza, in central Tel Aviv, July 19, 2014. Right-wing activists tried to attack left wing activists during the protest, police arrested at least five right-wing protesters. (Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)
Palestinians living in Israel march during a protest against the Israeli attack on Gaza, in the northern city of Nazareth, July 21, 2014. Police used tear gas and a water canon to disperse the protest, arresting at least 10 youths. (Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)
Palestinians living in Israel march during a protest against the Israeli attack on Gaza, in the northern city of Nazareth, July 21, 2014. Police used tear gas and a water canon to disperse the protest, arresting at least 10 youths. (Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)
Israeli policemen push back protesters, as Palestinians living in Israel and left wing activists protest against the Israeli attack on Gaza in downtown Haifa, July 18, 2014. Israeli police arrested 28 activists, as protesters took to the streets and blocked roads, calling for an end to the attack. (Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)
Israeli policemen push back protesters, as Palestinians living in Israel and left wing activists protest against the Israeli attack on Gaza in downtown Haifa, July 18, 2014. Israeli police arrested 28 activists, as protesters took to the streets and blocked roads, calling for an end to the attack. (Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)
Palestinians living in Israel participate in a demonstration in Jaffa organized by the Islamic Movement, against the Israeli attack on Gaza, July 21, 2014. (Keren Manor/Activestills.org)
Palestinians living in Israel participate in a demonstration in Jaffa organized by the Islamic Movement, against the Israeli attack on Gaza, July 21, 2014. (Keren Manor/Activestills.org)
Palestinians living in Israel and left-wing activists protest against the Israeli attack on Gaza in downtown Haifa, July 18, 2014. Israeli police arrested 28 activists, as protesters took the streets and blocked roads, calling to put an end to the attack. (Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)
Palestinians living in Israel and left-wing activists protest against the Israeli attack on Gaza in downtown Haifa, July 18, 2014. Israeli police arrested 28 activists, as protesters took the streets and blocked roads, calling to put an end to the attack. (Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)
Israeli policemen arrest protesters, as Palestinians living in Israel and left-wing activists protest against the Israeli attack on Gaza in downtown Haifa, July 18, 2014. Israeli police arrested 28 activists, as protesters took the streets and blocked roads, calling to put an end to the attack. (Fiaz abu-Ramele/Activestills.org)
Israeli policemen arrest protesters, as Palestinians living in Israel and left-wing activists protest against the Israeli attack on Gaza in downtown Haifa, July 18, 2014. Israeli police arrested 28 activists, as protesters took the streets and blocked roads, calling to put an end to the attack. (Fiaz abu-Ramele/Activestills.org)
Palestinian journalists and photographers protest the killing of Palestinian cameraman Khaled Hamad outside the offices of the Red Cross in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Shiekh Jarrah, July 21, 2014. Hamad was killed in Gaza during the Israeli artillery shelling of the city’s Shujaya residential district on July 20th, 2014. (Fiaz abu-Ramele/Activestills.org)
Palestinian journalists and photographers protest the killing of Palestinian cameraman Khaled Hamad outside the offices of the Red Cross in the East Jerusalem neighborhood of Shiekh Jarrah, July 21, 2014. Hamad was killed in Gaza during the Israeli artillery shelling of the city’s Shujaya residential district on July 20th, 2014. (Fiaz abu-Ramele/Activestills.org)
Clashes between Palestinian youths and Israeli soldiers following the killing of Mahmud al-Hamamra, 33, shot to death by Israeli soldiers, July 22, 2014. Mahmud was shot during a protest against the Israeli attack on the Gaza strip in the West Bank village of Husan, near Bethlehem. (Mustafa Bader/Activestills.org)
Clashes between Palestinian youths and Israeli soldiers following the killing of Mahmud al-Hamamra, 33, shot to death by Israeli soldiers, July 22, 2014. Mahmud was shot during a protest against the Israeli attack on the Gaza strip in the West Bank village of Husan, near Bethlehem. (Mustafa Bader/Activestills.org)
A resident of the unrecognized village of Al Arakib takes care of his horses, July 20, 2014. An Israeli court ordered the residents on Sunday to leave the village the following week. The village has been demolished by the Israeli authorities over 70 times, and the local residents are sleeping in the open air inside the graveyard of the village. (Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)
A resident of the unrecognized village of Al Arakib takes care of his horses, July 20, 2014. An Israeli court ordered the residents on Sunday to leave the village the following week. The village has been demolished by the Israeli authorities over 70 times, and the local residents are sleeping in the open air inside the graveyard of the village. (Oren Ziv/Activestills.org)

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