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Israel Phosphorus Use Criticised

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26 Mar 09 | BBC

Israel’s use of white phosphorus shells over densely populated areas during the recent Gaza conflict may constitute war crimes, a rights group has said.

Human Rights Watch accuses Israel of “deliberately or recklessly” using the shells in violation of the laws of war, causing “needless civilian deaths”.

The New York-based group’s report is based on research conducted immediately after the conflict ended in January. >>>

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Written by Editors

26 March 2009 at 2:00 am

Posted in Middle East, Palestine-Israel

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