Human Rights Watch: Unlawful Israeli Attacks on Palestinian Media

Posted: December 21, 2012 in Human Rights, Internally displaced persons, News, Palestine, Western Censored News
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Occupied Palestine | فلسطين

Also available in:  العربية

Missiles Kill Two Media Workers, Toddler; 10 Wounded
  • The deputy manager of al-Aqsa TV, Mohamed Abou Oun, inspects the car that two al-Aqsa cameraman were riding in when an Israeli missile struck them in Gaza City on November 20, 2012. The Israeli military said that Mahmoud al-Kumi, 29, and Hussam Salama, 30, were “Hamas operatives” but gave no information to support the claim.
    © 2012 Fred Abrahams/Human Rights Watch
Israeli officials have dangerously and unlawfully blurred the distinction between civilians who call for or support military attacks and those who directly participate in attacks.
Sarah Leah Whitson, Middle East director

(Gaza City) – Four Israeli attacks on journalists and media facilities in Gaza during the November 2012 fighting violated the laws of war by targeting civilians and civilian objects that were making no apparent contribution to Palestinian military operations.

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