TITLE

Israel Probes Five Gaza Crimes in Attempt To Deflect International Investigations

AUTHOR(S)
Cook, Jonathan
PUB. DATE
November 2014
SOURCE
Washington Report on Middle East Affairs;Nov/Dec2014, Vol. 33 Issue 8, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
99173272

 

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