"1. We know now that the IDF avoided direct engagement with Hamas forces in order to minimize Israeli casualties." We know Hamas were hiding in tunnels. "Without real goals and continued bombardments in Gaza, the IDF had to destroy civilian "assets" and this is the cause for war-crimes" Goal was to drastically reduce the rocket fire from Gaza into Israel. Goal was achieved.
Three minors arrested in Jaffa for throwing rocks at a bus; no injuries reported (Haaretz)
from the article: Report: UN evidence counters Israel's account of Gaza war