UN peacekeepers as human shields - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Walt P
    • 08.03.13 | 20:46 (IST)

    "A rebel spokesman seemed to suggest the hostages were serving as human shields. " Well, I guess it sounds cynical, but I suppose that that is an extension of their peacekeeping role. Now, maybe the Syrian rebels will seize more UN peacekeepers and distribute them all over the rebel held territory to force a cease fire on the regime.

    from the article: Eight UN peacekeepers abandon posts near Syria, retreat to Israeli territory
    First published 12:45 08.03.13 | Last updated 12:45 08.03.13
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