David LG - prevent Civilians fleeing a war zone - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • CJ
    • 12.10.09 | 09:22 (IST)

    IS A WAY OF MINIMIZING CASUALTIES? "Israel was right to defend herself against rockets fired from Gaza" No rockets fired from Gaza ever reached Israel. Look at a map of Israel's ACTUAL SOVEREIGN territories. " She conducted the war in a way to minimize casualties." Propaganda works... Israel has all means of civilians escaping a war zone closed under the 2005 agreement with Egypt, not even into the sea. Geneva Convention 1V?Section II..Occupied territories..Art49?The Occupying Power shall not detain protected persons in an area particularly exposed to the dangers of war unless the security of the population or imperative military reasons so demand.

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    First published 02:59 12.10.09 | Last updated 11:55 02.11.09
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