Human Rights Watch: Palestinians committed war crimes during Gaza war
Rights group says rockets aimed at civilians during November's Operation Pillar of Defense is a violation of international humanitarian law, and that Hamas bears responsibility as the ruling authority in the Gaza Strip.
Armed groups in Gaza violated the laws of war by firing rockets at Israeli population centers during Operation Pillar of Defense in November, Human Rights Watch said in a report released on Monday.
During last month’s hostilities between Israel and Gaza, approximately 1,500 rockets were fired at Israel, Human Rights Watch said, citing Israel Defense Forces figures. At least 800 hit the country, with...