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    • Amir Mohamed
    • 15.11.09 | 13:49 (IST)

    The Egyptian general Saad el-Shazly who showed bravery and skill in the war of 1967, was also a skillful military in the war 1973. Notwithstanding, he ordered no mercy towards Israeli war prisoners in the latter conflict, and the testimonies of that are clear and conclusive. That kind of behaviour is both un-Islamic and in breach with all known international conventions and laws relating to modern warfare.

    from the article: IDF Chief Rabbi: Troops who show mercy to enemy will be 'damned'
    First published 01:04 15.11.09 | Last updated 19:24 15.11.09
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