No mention of Hamas' use of human shields - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Realist
    • 18.01.10 | 15:12 (IST)

    It is very clever of these Palestinian terrorist support groups to disguise themselves as human rights watchdogs. It is even cleverer of them to demand that Hamas investigate some of its own war crimes while ignoring its use of human shields. Most of the alleged incidents that the Goldstone Report purports to base its conclusions on resulted from the use of Arab civilians as human shields by Hamas to protect its terrorist forces from the Israeli self-defence operation. Not only was this use of Arab civilians as human shields for the terrorists a war crime in its own right it also enabled Hamas to derive a propaganda benefit from the war crimes it committed against Israeli civilians, making it a double war crime. These fake human rights groups' main aim is to avoid an investigation of this so as to preserve the option for Hamas of using the same war criminal strategy in the future.

    from the article: Palestinian activists urge Hamas to probe own Gaza war crimes
    First published 01:58 18.01.10 | Last updated 22:26 18.01.10
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