Geneva Conventions

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Lieberman brands UNHCR a terror organization over calls for probe into war crimes

The school which acted a refuge for civilians – mainly women and children – was brutally attacked on Thursday afternoon. Over a dozen unarmed civilians, among whom many children, some only a few weeks old, perished in the bombing, torn apart by shrapnel ... [Published Islam Times - 6 hours ago]
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Thirsting for Change: Israel's War on Gaza's Water Supply

A father visiting his son in the hospital might otherwise be a picturesque moment. In any other country it could be a time for parental bonding; an opportunity for family members to care for those most precious to them. Yet recently in Gaza, after repeatedly ... [Published Toward Freedom - 7 hours ago]
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DND: Ukrainian army shelled Donetsk phosphoric bombs

Authorized self-proclaimed Donetsk national Republic, told us that on the first day weekend night of the Ukrainian army shelled Donetsk, Mandrykina in the East of Ukraine phosphorus munitions. Phosphoric bombs, banned by the Geneva Convention. The Commissioner ... [Published RIN.ru - 9 hours ago]
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The Gaza Strip-Israel Wall: What it signals and symbolizes

Ten years ago this month of July, the International Court of Justice came up with its verdict on the wall put up between Israel and Gaza Strip. The court concluded that this wall, built by Israel, largely on occupied territory, constituted a serious violation ... [Published Philippine Daily Inquirer - 22 hours ago]
First reported 23 hours ago - Updated 23 hours ago - 1 reports

Bassil on Gaza and Mosul: asking ICC for mobilization is extraordinary procedure by Lebanon government

Fri 25 Jul 2014 at 18:34 NNA - Minister of Foreign Affairs, Gebran Bassil, on Friday accentuated that Lebanon was directly affected by the ongoing tragic events taking place in Palestine's Gaza and Iraq's Mosul, stressing that the procedures espoused ... [Published National News Agency Lebanon - 23 hours ago]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Via Democracy Now! UN Count Says 1 Child Killed Each Hour In Gaza; School Shelled For 2nd Time

I accept that there will be terrible things happen in any war.  Mistakes are made.  Some warriors care nothing for the civilians they target.  Some commanders flush their ethics in the name of victory.  Nations make every attempt to dehumanize the people ... [Published Daily Kos - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Who Is Granted (Asylum) Protection In Germany?

Ein Mann versorgt sein Kind auf dem ArmThe fundamental right to asylum is to grant a protection to people who are politically pursued or said to be persecuted. Such people can stay for a limited or unlimited period in Germany. The asylum procedure then ... [Published GhanaWeb - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Palestinian natural resources lie beneath this terrible conflict

Today the world watches as the latest round of violent escalation in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict unfolds. It is incumbent upon me as the General Director of Al-Haq, the first Palestinian human rights organization, to once again raise the root cause ... [Published The Independent - Jul 25 2014]
Entities: Palestinian, Israel, Al-Haq
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

Israel is committing war crimes in Gaza

Israel's war on Gaza is unjust, because it violates the fundamental principles of a just war: it is horrendously disproportionate and it targets civilians.It is also illegal, because it violates the Geneva Convention as it metes out "collective punishment" ... [Published China.org.cn - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

International Law Solutions Fall Short for Israelis, Palestinians in Gaza Conflict

As the death toll in Gaza rises, legal definitions of what is permissible in war have been bitterly contested. International law defines war crimes and crimes against humanity in the Geneva Conventions and the Rome Statute, but in the Israeli-Palestinian ... [Published World Politics Review: Articles - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

Healthcare in War Zones: 10 Things to Know

What healthcare looks like before, and after, war.Foreign conflict has dominated the news cycle this week, with escalating conflict between Israel and Hamas in Gaza and increased tensions between the U.S., Ukraine and Russia following the downing of Malaysian ... [Published Beckers Hospital Review - Jul 24 2014]
First reported Jul 24 2014 - Updated Jul 24 2014 - 1 reports

UN Will Investigate Possible War Crimes in Gaza

(TEL AVIV, Israel) -- The United Nations Human Rights Council voted Wednesday to establish a commission of inquiry into incidents in Gaza, investigating whether any war crimes have been committed in the area.The United States was the only county to vote ... [Published 100 WAPI - Jul 24 2014]
Entities: Shielding, HAMAS, Israel, War

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...The debate boils down to the question: "Never again to everyone, or never again to us?... [Some Jews] even think we get one get-away-with-genocide-free card...There is another strain in the Jewish tradition that say[s], 'Never again to anyone.”” [23]. Moshe Menuhin, the anti-Zionis,t scholarly father of anti-racist Jewish citizen of the world and musician Yehudi Menuhin, put it even more succinctly: “Jews should be Jews - not Nazis” [24]."
...been a critical problem in Gaza for some time," said Sean Maguire, the Head of Communications and spokesman for the ICRC in Britain and Ireland. "Gaza actually gets much of its water from one single aquifer whose usable levels have been dropping dramatically as a result of over-use and aging equipment."
"If the president didn't object in writing within five days, the full Senate would then weigh the report in closed session and vote on whether to unilaterally declassify it." But of course full declassification is precisely what is always avoided at all cost...
" The Ukrainian army uses phosphorus munitions during the shelling of Donetsk, Mandrykina, 26. 07. 2014 ", - said in a Twitter DND on Twitter. It is also said that in Donetsk active hostilities lasted all night." Under the shelling of the Ukrainian army were Petrovsky and Kuibyshevsky districts of the capital ", - emphasizes DND. Videonoma, phosphorous weapons banned by the Geneva Convention. However, According to militia, phosphorus bombs were used during the shooting of Lisichansk and Seversk. In June militias Also said that the village Semenovka in the immediate vicinity of Slavyansk fired incendiary bombs. In mass media there were messages that applied under fire bombs were likely to be phosphorus munitions. However, interior Minister of Ukraine Arsen Avakov has denied information about applying under the control of the Kiev military phosphorous incendiary bombs falling within the UN to weapons of mass destruction. The head the Ministry of foreign Affairs of the Russian FederationAffairs of the Russian Federation S Lavrov Century said that Moscow is concerned about reports of the use of the Ukrainian armed forces incendiary bombs. Since mid-April, the Kyiv authorities are in the East of Ukraine punitive operation against supporters of independence of Donetsk and Lugansk national republics, which told about the desire to separate from Ukraine after the coupcoup d'etat occurred in the country on 22 February after several days of clashes in the centre of Kiev."

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