psm Sharon was a war criminal ---he stood back - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Labhras
    • 26.10.09 | 14:47 (IST)

    and allowed the slaughter of 1500 people---some say 3500???. "The Israeli government established the Kahan Commission to investigate, and in early 1983 it found Israel indirectly responsible for the event. The report said the possibility of a revenge attempt was "foreseeable", and that Israeli commanders should not have permitted Phalangists into the camps. Ariel Sharon was found to bear personal responsibility[3] for "ignoring the danger of bloodshed and revenge" and for "not taking appropriate measures to prevent bloodshed." The commission demanded that Sharon resign as head of the Defence Ministry, which he did, reluctantly." wikipedia

    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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