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    • r cummings
    • 26.10.09 | 18:46 (IST)

    Goldstone conclude that the Gaza police was a civilian agency, Cipora claims. The civil police are a civilian agency in every country Cipora, unless they take up arms against an invader. Until that precise point is reached, they are non-combatants. Bombing the passing-out class of trainees at the police academy and calling it a victory over terrorists is something only Israel would do and expect to get away with. That was a prima facie war crime that I would think Israel will have a LOT of trouble wriggling out of.

    from the article: Investigating the IDF would be the real war crime
    First published 01:00 26.10.09 | Last updated 09:45 26.10.09
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