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    • Leeguy
    • 09.09.09 | 15:59 (IDT)

    This just confirms what I suspected all along, that Israel used its military might to inflict the highest number of civilian casualties to reestablish the so-called deterent effect. Without fail almost all of the comments here claim Hamas used their own civilians as shields by firing from schools and hospitals and shelters. It just amazes me. Was the doctor in Gaza who lost half his family being used as a human shield? The answer is no. How about the guy who's children were shot dead after he was ordered out of his house leaving one child a quadropalegic? No, not that time either. I guess there were very few cases of Hamas using shields, but don't let that stop you from believing in what you believe. Ignorance is a fundamental right in any democracy.

    from the article: Rights group: Most Gazans killed in war were civilians
    First published 06:21 09.09.09 | Last updated 13:15 09.09.09
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