Law of War

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Name: Law of War
First reported 11 hours ago - Updated 10 hours ago - 1 reports

LETTER: Bias clouds reasoning

IN HER damning and legally spurious criticism of Israel’s actions (with a limp slap on the wrist to Hamas), Mia Swart ( Condemn war in Gaza in terms of global law , July 24), exposes both her anti-Israel bias and her muddy reasoning. First, she incorrectly ... [Published BDlive - 11 hours ago]
First reported Jul 27 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

ICRC Vehemently Condemns Israel’s Killing of PRCS Medical Worker in Gaza

– (WAFA) –The International Committee of the Red Cross vehemently condemned Friday thekilling of an emergency medical worker and wounding three others, onecritically, when two ambulances from the Palestine Red Crescent Society cameunder Israeli attack ... [Published Palestine News Agency - Jul 27 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 26 2014 - 1 reports

Gaza and Israel agree to 12-hour cease-fire

2 mins ago in World.Jerusalem - After hours of denials all day, Gaza and Israel have agreed to a 12-hour cease-fire. No one knows if it will work if it starts as schedule Saturday morning.A U.S. official told the Jerusalem Post that Israeli Prime MInister ... [Published Digital Journal - Jul 26 2014]
First reported Jul 25 2014 - Updated Jul 25 2014 - 1 reports

One of five 9/11 accused to be tried alone

A US military judge at Guantanamo Bay has ruled that one of the five alleged September 11 plotters, Yemeni Ramzi Binalshibh, should be tried separately.Colonel James Pohl said it was first necessary to establish whether Binalshibh - alleged to have served ... [Published MSN New Zealand - Jul 25 2014]
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

The Dual Crisis

Official White House photo by Pete SouzaThe two crises are distinct, but there is only one American government to navigate them, and it is doing poorly. Israel caught a good break when (presumably) Ukrainian separatists shot down a civilian airliner over ... [Published American Conservative - Jul 23 2014]
Entities: Israel, Crisis, John Kerry
First reported Jul 22 2014 - Updated Jul 22 2014 - 1 reports

Shooting down of aircraft could lead to Dutch prosecution

As the remains of those killed on Flight MH17 arrive back in the Netherlands on Wednesday, the Dutch public prosecutor has begun a preliminary investigation which could see those behind the loss of the 298 lives put on trial in the Netherlands, charged ... [Published Irish Times - Jul 22 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Warning: Military Commissions Act convictions may self-destruct at any time

When Congress passed the Military Commissions Act in October 2006, one major concern was that the intended targets of the statute - 9/11 plotters and Al Qaeda members recently transferred to Guantánamo from CIA black sites - were expected to be tried ... [Published The Hill - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

Indonesia asks those responsible for Malaysian plane crash be brought to justice

Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said here Friday if investigations prove the Malaysian jetliner was shot down, the perpetrators must be brought to justice as the act was against the international law and the law of war.Malaysian Flight MH17 ... [Published China.org.cn - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 14 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 2 reports

Löfven stands by his Facebook comments about Gaza

Social Democrat party leader Stefan Löfven stands by his Facebook post about the last few days' violence between Israel and the Gaza Strip."The statement I made was in line with what we have expressed many times," Löfven said to news agency TT, referring ... [Published Sveriges Radio - Jul 14 2014]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Getting the law right on the Israel-Hamas conflict

International law has quite a lot to say about the latest violence that has flared up between Israel and Hamas. So do the media. Unfortunately, they rarely match, leading to unfortunate — and sometimes egregious — misrepresentations. In an age when both ... [Published The Hill - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 2 reports

ICRC Urges All Parties To Protect Civilians, Medical Workers Amidst Escalating Israel-Palestine Conflict

KUALA LUMPUR, July 11 (Bernama) -- The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) has urged all parties to protect civilians and medical workers caught in the midst of the escalating Israel-Palestinian conflict.In a statement, it said that a dozen ... [Published Bernama - Jul 11 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 2 reports

Secret memo on CIA drone killings reveals U.S. had no legal basis to charge Omar Khadr with war crimes: lawyers

A previously secret memo on CIA involvement in drone killings is casting new doubt on whether the American government had any legal basis to prosecute Canada’s Omar Khadr for war crimes. In fact, Khadr’s lawyers argue in new filings to the U.S. Court ... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 03 2014]

Quotes

"We all call on parties to extend the humanitarian ceasefire" France's Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius told reporters after meeting Kerry and foreign ministers from Britain, Germany, Italy, Qatar and Turkey, as...
"All of us call on the parties to extend the humanitarian ceasefire that is currently under way" the French foreign minister Laurent Fabius, said...
"Hamas and Israel announced late Friday a 12-hour ceasefire to take place beginning Saturday morning, as the day's death toll in the Israeli assault on Gaza topped 67 amid an intense sunset barrage that killed at least 14. "Israel has agreed to a 12-hour ceasefire from 7:00 a.m. Saturday," said the US official traveling with Secretary of State John Kerry, who was leaving Cairo without securing a longer ceasefire deal between Israel and Palestinian movement Hamas, the Maan News Network said."
However, in the case of fellow Kuwaiti inmate Fayez Al Kandari, the board "considered that the detainee almost certainly retains an extremist mindset and had close ties with high-level al-Qaeda leaders in the past"

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LETTER: Bias clouds reasoning [Published BDlive - 11 hours ago]
FAQ: Misperceptions about the Conflict in Gaza [Published Palestine News Network - Jul 28 2014]
‘Tomorrow there’s no school in Gaza, they don’t... [Published Mondoweiss - Jul 28 2014]
occupied Palestinian territory: Gaza and West B... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 28 2014]
Israeli pogrom in Gaza [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Jul 27 2014]
ICRC Vehemently Condemns Israel’s Killing of PR... [Published Palestine News Agency - Jul 27 2014]
occupied Palestinian territory: Gaza: ICRC cond... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 27 2014]
Gaza death toll tops 1,000 [Published Bangladesh Daily Star - Jul 26 2014]
Gaza: ICRC condemns killing of Red Crescent vol... [Published PressReleasePoint - Jul 26 2014]
Israel Agrees to Extend Gaza War Truce by 4 Hours [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Jul 26 2014]
Israel Agrees to Extend Gaza War Truce by 4 Hours [Published The China Blog - Jul 26 2014]
Israel Agrees to Extend Gaza War Truce by 4 Hours [Published TIME.com - Jul 26 2014]
During brief lull in Gaza fighting, residents r... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 26 2014]
Gaza ceasefire reveals full extent of Israeli d... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Jul 26 2014]
Gaza and Israel agree to 12-hour cease-fire [Published Digital Journal - Jul 26 2014]
One of five 9/11 accused to be tried alone [Published MSN New Zealand - Jul 25 2014]
WATCH: Krauthammer, 'Missiles have not gone mis... [Published Haaretz - Jul 24 2014]
MH17: GW Experts on Situation in Ukraine [Published Newswise - Jul 23 2014]
The Dual Crisis [Published American Conservative - Jul 23 2014]
Shooting down of aircraft could lead to Dutch p... [Published Irish Times - Jul 22 2014]
Naomi Wolf walked out of synagogue when they ha... [Published Mondoweiss - Jul 22 2014]
Lofven defends comments on Israel-Palestine con... [Published IceNews - Daily News - Jul 22 2014]
Nurturing democracy and development with law [Published The Guardian Nigeria - Jul 22 2014]
Indonedia KOPASSUS [Published GlobalSecurity.org - Jul 19 2014]
Warning: Military Commissions Act convictions m... [Published The Hill - Jul 18 2014]
Top Six Gaza Media Myths [Published Camera - Jul 18 2014]
Indonesia asks those responsible for Malaysian ... [Published China.org.cn - Jul 18 2014]
MH17 passengers 'had no warning' before missile... [Published ABC Online - Jul 18 2014]
MH17 disaster: bringing those responsible to ju... [Published ABC Online - Jul 18 2014]
Report: Hamas Guilty of War Crimes [Published Washington Free Beacon - Jul 17 2014]
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‘Tomorrow there’s no school in Gaza, they don’t... [Published Mondoweiss - Jul 28 2014]
West Bank / Jerusalem / Historic Palestine Merciless Israeli mobs are hunting Palestinians Electronic Intifada 27 July by Rania Khalek — All eyes are on Gaza, where the death toll from Israel’s merciless bombing campaign has  topped 1,000 . But ...
occupied Palestinian territory: Gaza and West B... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 28 2014]
Source: International Committee of the Red CrossCountry: occupied Palestinian territory 27-07-2014 Operational Update No 01/2014 The conflict now under way affecting the Gaza Strip and Israel is exacting an appalling price from the civilian population. ...
occupied Palestinian territory: Gaza: ICRC cond... [Published ReliefWeb - Latest Updates - Jul 27 2014]
Source: International Committee of the Red CrossCountry: occupied Palestinian territory Geneva / Tel Aviv (ICRC) – An emergency medical worker was killed and three others wounded, one critically, when two ambulances from the Palestine Red Crescent Society ...
Israel Agrees to Extend Gaza War Truce by 4 Hours [Published The Middle East Blog - TIME.com - Jul 26 2014]
(JERUSALEM) — An Israeli Cabinet minister says Israel has agreed to extend a 12-hour humanitarian truce in the Gaza war by four hours. More Meet the Putins: Inside the Russian Leader's Mysterious Family NBC News U.S. Evacuates Embassy in Libya as Militia ...
Israel Agrees to Extend Gaza War Truce by 4 Hours [Published The China Blog - Jul 26 2014]
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