#GazaUnderAttack | B’Tselem: Israel Failed to Provide Connection between Targets and Military Activity

Occupied Palestine | فلسطين

  Wednesday July 16, 2014 00:41 by Chris Carlson – 1 of International Middle East Media Center Editorial Group  | IMEMC News

Israeli human rights organization B’Tselem has issued an information sheet stating that the interpretation presented by the Israeli forces spokesperson — that it is enough for a person to be involved in a military activity to render his home and his neighbors’ homes legitimate military targets without having to prove any connection between his activity and the house in which he and his family live — is unfounded and illegal.

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The organization added, according to WAFA Palestinian News & Info Agency’s recent report:

“It is not a coincidence that the number of uninvolved civilians killed or injured by these bombings is growing. The law is meant to protect civilians and, unsurprisingly, violating it has lethal consequences. Euphemisms such as ‘surgical strikes’ or ‘operational infrastructure’…

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