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Israel Faces Uncomfortable Questions as Soldiers Point to Indiscriminate Killings

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20 Mar 09 | AntiWar News

Soldiers say they were pressured to fight “Holy War”

During the Israeli invasion of the Gaza Strip, repeated reports of indiscriminate killings of innocent civilians and other unsavory conduct were routinely dismissed by the government as enemy propaganda. It was an easy sell: the war was extremely popular domestically and a tight censorship regime kept the stories from being independently confirmed by media outlets. Yet with the war over the Israeli government is getting an unpleasant reminder of its military’s conduct during the invasion from a source it likely never expected: its own soldiers. >>>

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Written by Editors

20 March 2009 at 11:00 pm

Posted in Palestine-Israel

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