Regarding Whether or Not Shalit is a POW Depends on Whether Israel is in an Armed Conflict with Gaza - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Doug
    • 13.11.10 | 17:05 (IST)

    If there is a conflict, then he is definately a POW. If there is no armed conflict, then this is yet one more reason why the Gaza blockade is Illegal. Whether a captured soldier is a POW or not does not depend on which side of the border he is on when he is captured. Even if one takes the position he is not a POW, his capture is no more illegal and immoral than Israel's continual arrest of Pals in illegally occupied territory and during their frequent incursions of Gaza.

    from the article: Carter: Hamas agrees to deliver new Gilad Shalit letter
    First published 08:38 13.11.10 | Last updated 08:38 13.11.10
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