Sikh devotees paying obeisance at Golden Temple on the occasion of 544th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji in Amritsar on Wednesday

Sikh devotees paying obeisance at Golden Temple on the occasion of 544th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak in Amritsar - PTI

Sikh devotees paying obeisance at Golden Temple on the occasion of 544th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak in Amritsar - PTI

Sikh devotees paying obeisance at Golden Temple on the occasion of 544th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak in Amritsar - PTI

Sikh devotees paying obeisance at Golden Temple on the occasion of 544th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak in Amritsar - PTI

There is no shortage of just causes in the world, filled as it is with rising inequity, conflict and brutality. Yet, some causes seem more equal than others. The current one is the Israeli invasion of Gaza.

The Israeli assault on Gaza is horrific in its ferocity and far exceeds the limits of justifiable and even acceptable retribution.