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UN: Gaza assault was ‘inhumane’

Posted in Miscellaneous by beyondtheborder on March 22, 2009

“The United Nations special rapporteur on human rights in the Palestinian territories has said Israel’s military offensive on Gaza would seem to constitute a war crime of the greatest magnitude under international law’.

Richard Falk called the 22-day bombardment a ‘massive assault on a densely populated urbanised setting’, with the civilian population subjected to ‘an inhumane form of warfare that kills, maims and inflicts mental harm’. ”


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