hamas is NOT a humane government and should be recognized - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 16.09.09 | 17:08 (IDT)

    as such: 77. The Mission is of the opinion that, as a soldier who belongs to the Israeli armed forces and who was captured during an enemy incursion into Israel, Gilad Shalit meets the requirements for prisoner-of-war status under the Third Geneva Convention. As such, he should be protected, treated humanely and be allowed external communication as appropriate according to that Convention. The ICRC should be allowed to visit him without delay. Information about his condition should also be provided promptly to his family.

    from the article: Netanyahu calls UN Gaza probe a 'kangaroo court' against Israel
    First published 09:28 16.09.09 | Last updated 23:46 16.09.09
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