War crimes in Gaza - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 15.09.09 | 20:33 (IDT)

    Talking about "collective punishment". This is what Shimon Peres said the 14th of January 2009: Speaking to a delegation from the Israeli lobby Aipac, President Shimon Peres confirmed that "Israel's aim was to provide a strong blow to the people of Gaza so that they would lose their appetite for shooting at Israel" These are his words. Note, he did not say "provide a blow to HAMAS". If you don't believe that these are his exact words, I can send a video link, where you can see him pronounce these words.

    from the article: UN probe: Israel, Palestinians both guilty of Gaza war crimes
    First published 17:29 15.09.09 | Last updated 22:23 15.09.09
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