Israel Probes Five Gaza Crimes in Attempt To Deflect International Investigations

Cook, Jonathan
November 2014
Washington Report on Middle East Affairs;Nov/Dec2014, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p16
The article discusses the allegations of criminal conduct being investigated by the Israeli army. Particular focus is given to the testimony of 16-year-old Ahmad Abu Raida who claims he was held by Israeli soldiers as a human shield. Topics covered include the possible violation of the Geneva Conventions which are aimed at protecting noncombatants, the death of children playing soccer as a result of an Israeli air force missile strike and the estimated number of Palestinians killed in Gaza.


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