Tag Archives: war crimes

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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The Legal Israeli Settlements

Originally posted on FirstOneThrough:
Many people have argued that it is illegal for Israelis to live beyond the 1949 Armistice Lines (east of the Green Line, EGL/Judea and Samaria/West Bank).  The question of “legitimacy” (not legality) has been repeated often by…

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The UN – the source of the legal pogrom against Israel

As we look about the Middle East in horror at the barbarity committed by Islamists of all stripes, we can but gape in astonishment at the focus of the UN on Israel’s alleged war crimes – which, even if they … Continue reading

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Those Gaza casualty figures and Hamas’ use and abuse of civilian human shields

Regular readers of this blog will be well-used to reports of Hamas using human shields in order to cause maximum Palestinian physical casualties and maximum damage to Israel’s reputation. Here are several links which help to illustrate this war crime … Continue reading

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The disproportionate focus on Israel’s proportionality

One of the favourite weapons of Israel’s opponents (when they aren’t using rockets, missiles and bombs) is to accuse it in the court of public opinion of using “disproportionate force” in its response to the attacks on it.  Besides the … Continue reading

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A couple of post-Hannukah minor miracles

A couple of items in today’s news caught my attention today which I would classify in the category of post-Hannukah miracles (or Christmas miracles for those who are celebrating). The first and more important item is that Human Rights Watch, … Continue reading

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