While both sides say they want to maintain the peace, Israeli soldiers moved into the strip to blow up cross-border tunnels, Hamas retaliated with mortar fire, and Israel responded with tank shelling and aerial assaults.
Tens of thousands of homes were destroyed in the conflict, leaving 100,000 people homeless. Gazans continue to live amid rubble that serves as an everyday reminder of the war.
The long-awaited results of a year-long inquiry found that both Israel and Hamas violated international law during last summer's bloody war in Gaza — a conclusion that each side rejects.
The short animation shows a foreign correspondent bumbling around Gaza and reporting on how wonderful life is under Hamas, unaware of the terrorists all around him.
Addressing his cabinet at a meeting on Sunday, the Israeli prime minister slammed the upcoming report on last summer's war as “a baseless political attack."
The Israeli military said it mistook the four cousins, aged from 9 to 11, for Hamas gunmen as they played on a Gaza beach last summer. The attack drew international condemnation.