Tag Archives: Operation Protective Edge

Non-surprise of the week: UN HRC condemns Israel despite military experts defence of the IDF

As I wrote a couple of weeks ago, ahead of the United Nations Human Rights Council  (UNHRC)’s investigation of Israel’s alleged “war crimes” during Operation Protective Edge last summer, Israel went the extra mile and invited a panel of international … Continue reading

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The UNHRC publishes its Schabas Charade

When William Schabas resigned from the UNHRC Commission of Inquiry into “Israel’s war crimes” (OK, that wasn’t the exact title of the commission of inquiry but it might as well have been, because that was their aim and that is … Continue reading

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Israel went too far to protect Gaza civilians

Once again, the above headline reads like a parody. Only, unlike my previous post, this one is deadly serious. The International Criminal Court (ICC) is  preparing to send a team to investigate the IDF for alleged war crimes during Operation … Continue reading

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Yom hazikaron 5775 – Israel’s Memorial Day 2015

The ceremony for Yom Hazikaron, Memorial Day, at the KotelYom Hazikaron, Israel’s Memorial Day for fallen soldiers and victims of terror, began this evening at sundown with a very moving ceremony at the Kotel. President Reuven Rivlin addressed the audience … Continue reading

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William Schabas resigns from UN’s anti-Israel Gaza inquiry

Finally! Some great news from the UN – William Schabas, the head of the kangaroo court known as the Schabas Commission, the commission of inquiry established by the Human Rights Wrongs Council to investigate Israel’s war crimes in Gaza during … Continue reading

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Guest Post – Middle East news you might have missed over the chagim

This is another guest post by frequent contributor Brian Goldfarb, who brings us a review of Middle East-related news that you might have missed over the Jewish holiday period. So, let’s start with some good news (sort of), with David … Continue reading

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