Hamas is the governing body in Gaza. They choose not to exersize controll over those sending rockets into Israel, Therefore they are to be held accounatable. If the shoe were on the other foot where rockets were being fired into Gaza by residents of Southern Israel, the world would be in an uproar of indignation.
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from the article: 'Israel will defend itself from Gaza rockets, regardless of Goldstone'