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Gaza War Crimes

Both Israel and Hamas Have a Responsibility to Protect Civilians

Simon Adams | Posted 09.29.2014 | World
Simon Adams

With ongoing rocket attacks on Israel and unrelenting retaliatory airstrikes in densely populated parts of Gaza, both Hamas and the Israeli government appeared to be potentially violating the fundamental laws of war.

Gaza War Crimes Trial Reopens

AP | FRANK JORDANS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

GENEVA — The U.N. Human Rights Council will reopen the debate about alleged war crimes in Gaza later this week after Palestinians succeeded in g...

Israel Threatens Palestinian Phone Service Over War Crimes Claims

The Independent | Ben Lynfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Ben Lynfield | The Independent Israel is threatening to kill off a crucial West Bank economic project unless the Palestinian Authority withdraws a re...

Israeli Minister Ehud Barak Faces War Crimes Arrest Threat During UK Visit

The Guardian | Ian Black and Ian Cobain | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Israel received an uncomfortable reminder of international anger over the Gaza war today when lawyers representing 16 Palestinians asked a London cour...

Peres: UN Gaza report makes mockery of history

Haaretz. | Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

President Shimon Peres said Wednesday that the Goldstone report, which accuses Israel of committing war crimes during its military offensive in the Ha...

Gaza War Crimes Hearing To Be Held: UN

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A UN team investigating possible war crimes by Israel and Hamas during the Gaza war has announced it will hold two days of public hearings in Gaza lat...

Israel War Crimes Findings Blasted By Rights Groups

AP | KARIN LAUB | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Human rights activists, some charging whitewash, demanded an independent war crimes probe after Israel's military on Wednesday clear...

Israel Probe Finds No War Crimes Committed In Gaza

Jerusalem Post | Yaakov Katz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The IDF operated in the Gaza Strip in accordance with international law and succeeded in maintaining a high level of professionalism and morals even t...

Gaza War Crimes Probe: Israel 'Very Unlikely' To Cooperate

AP | DIAA HADID | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

JERUSALEM — Israel is unlikely to cooperate with a Gaza war crimes probe because it distrusts the U.N. agency sponsoring the investigation, an I...

UN Israel-Gaza Investigation To Be Led By South African Richard Goldstone

AP | BRADLEY S. KLAPPER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

GENEVA — The United Nations on Friday appointed a widely respected South African judge who is a trustee of Hebrew University to lead a high-leve...

Israel Drops Gaza Probe, Calls Claims Hearsay

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Israel has officially ended its investigative probe into any possible misconduct by Israeli troops during the Gaza incursion known as Operation Cast L...

Israel Committed Human Rights Violations In Gaza: UN Investigators

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Investigators reporting to the United Nations Human Rights Council Monday enumerated a number of human rights violations committed by Israel during it...

Richard Falk: Gaza Op Seems To Be War Crime Of Greatest Magnitude

Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A United Nations human rights investigator said on Thursday that Israel's offensive against Hamas in densely populated Gaza appeared to constitute a w...

Palestinians Urge War Crimes Case Against Israel

AP | MIKE CORDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Palestinian leaders pressed prosecutors of the International Criminal Court on Friday to investigate alleged Israeli wa...

Gaza War Crimes Go Unpunished: Yasmin Alibhai-Brown

The Independent | Yasmin Alibhai-Brown | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

So that's that then, is it? Gaza is done and dusted? Very satisfying, I'm sure, for the Israeli leadership and their devoted allies at the BBC. But no...

Israeli Officers Could Be Prosecuted For Gaza 'War Crimes'

Times Online | Catherine Philp in Davos and James Hider in Jerusalem | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The International Criminal Court is exploring ways to prosecute Israeli commanders over alleged war crimes in Gaza. The alleged crimes include the us...

Israel To Shield Troops From War Crimes Accusations

Haaretz | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The government on Sunday ratified a bill granting aid and support to Israel Defense Forces officers in cases where they face suits for alleged war cri...