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    • e l pratt
    • 20.10.10 | 23:31 (IST)

    This piece is obviously written with regard to the allegation of misconduct by IDF forces during operation Cast Lead. The most frequently mention of these 'violations' was the use of a gaza boy to open a suitcase that his family had packed earlier. There is nothing wrong with that action. If the boy had refused, the proper assumption would be that the suitcase was dangerous and should be handled by the EOD Team (explosive ordnance demolition). No harm, no foul. The kid is alive and so are the soldiers.

    from the article: Leading rabbi encourages IDF soldiers to use Palestinian human shields
    First published 21:08 20.10.10 | Last updated 21:08 20.10.10
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