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Gaza acts amounted to war crimes, U.N. report says

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posted on Sep, 15 2009 @ 03:58 PM
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Gaza acts amounted to war crimes, U.N. report says


edition.cnn.com

The report claims that the Israel Defense Forces "failed to take feasible precautions required by international law to avoid or minimize loss of civilian life, injury to civilians and damage to civilian objects."

The U.N. findings also conclude that Israel fired the chemical agent white phosphorous in civilian areas, intentionally fired high-explosive artillery shells upon hospitals, and failed to provide effective warnings to civilians or U.N. workers before attacks.
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english.aljazeera.net
www.washingtonpost.com

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[edit on 15-9-2009 by Albastion]




posted on Sep, 15 2009 @ 03:58 PM
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Both the Israelis and the Palestinians were criticized by the UN as having committed war crimes, although the report mostly focused on Israel.

Here is a news story about the incursion from when it was happening.

Israeli troops push forward, splitting Gaza

edition.cnn.com
(visit the link for the full news article)

[edit on 15-9-2009 by Albastion]



posted on Sep, 15 2009 @ 04:00 PM
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Sorry about the story title, I don't know why but it looks like some sort of script changed the title from the news story title. I tried to change it back.



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