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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 25.03.10 | 05:16 (IST)

    It was many years ago that the Israeli supreme court ruled against the practice of the IDF of using human shields. Since then there have been many and continuous accouns of the IDF violating the ruling of the Supreme Court. The accounts during Cast Lead were coninuous and denied by Israel. When reported in the Goldstone Report the accounts of the IDF using human shields were catagorically denied by the government of Israel. Now we have a few Israeli soldiers being prosecuted for doing something the IDF has refused to stop doing for many years. Men accused of doing what Israel denied happened. Why do I suspect these men are being offered up as sacrifices to the IDF? Like children offered to Molach. "I was working for the government, and it stabbed a knife in my back." - Accused Soldier No, you were doing what you thought your government wanted despite what your government had stated as the 'truth'. You are as much a victim as the kid you used. But the kid had no gun. . .

    from the article: 'I was stabbed in the back,' says soldier who used human shield in Gaza
    First published 15:48 24.03.10 | Last updated 16:55 24.03.10
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