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December 9, 2014 10:54 am

Israel Rejects ‘Decontextualized’ Amnesty Accusations on Gaza War

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IDF targets Hamas terror tunnel as part of Operation Protective Edge. Photo: Twitter.

IDF targets Hamas terror tunnel as part of Operation Protective Edge. Photo: Twitter.

Israeli air strikes on multi-story buildings in the Gaza Strip during the latter days of the summer hostilities amount to war crimes, Amnesty International said in a report on Tuesday, calling for an independent and impartial investigation.

“Both the facts on the ground and statements made by Israeli military spokespeople at the time indicate that the attacks were a collective punishment against the people of Gaza and were designed to destroy their already precarious livelihoods,” said Philip Luther, director of the Middle East and North Africa Program at Amnesty International.

Read full story at Haaretz.

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