Israel—U.N. Report Finds Troops May Have Committed War Crimes During Gaza Protests

Haaretz | 03/04/2019

Israeli soldiers intentionally fired at civilians during protests along the Gaza border last year in violation of international law, according to a report by a U.N.-backed independent panel cited by Haaretz (Israel). The U.N. Independent Commission of Inquiry investigation into the Gaza protests in May 2018 was launched in response to an increase in the number of fatalities among Palestinians in demonstrations along the Israeli border fence. On Feb. 28, the commission, backed by the...

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