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    • Olais@hotmail.com
    • 16.10.09 | 14:07 (IST)

    The vote is more symbolic than anything else the reason being the US would veto it in the Security Council, and I doubt if we will see any IDF personal or Israeli politician who authorize the stupidly executed operation cast lead in the ICC dock on war crime charges. For the record Goldstone is spot on both the IDF for indiscriminate shelling of civilians, the use human shields, shooting civilians surrendering and other acts and Hamas for indiscriminately lobbing rockets into Northern Israel have committed war crimes. All those in denial are just blind supporters of Israel or Hamas or somehow were Astronauts on the International Space Station when 'operation cast lead was played out in the full glare of television cameras in spite of concerted Israeli attempts to prevent it.

    from the article: PA 'won't oppose war crimes trials for Hamas militants'
    First published 13:32 16.10.09 | Last updated 21:38 17.10.09
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