Of course it is a war crime to hide a bunker in a hospital! - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Josh
    • 13.09.10 | 17:13 (IST)

    As per the Foruth Geneva convention, it is illegal to use civilians as human shields. The fact that the civilians are already sick and dying does not actually make it OK. Now this only applies to organizations that are party to the fourth Geneva convention, which Hamas is not. But then again, neither is Israel. So if you do not hold Hamas to account for its use of human shields, you cannot accuse Israel of war crimes, either.

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