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    • Michael Davison
    • 24.10.10 | 17:20 (IST)

    Your memory seems to be very selective... the soldiers who testified about My Lai had the courage to show their faces and give their names when accusing; the soldiers of "Breaking the Silence" do not. Much of the so-called evidence given by Breaking the Silence consists of hearsay: "my friend, who was there, told me..." and "I heard from a friend who was there that..." Without being able to verify those statements, how much worth do they have in court, except at hearsay? Would Lt. Calley have been convicted on the strength of such evidence?

    from the article: What led to IDF bombing house full of civilians during Gaza war?
    First published 01:57 24.10.10 | Last updated 01:57 24.10.10
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