December 26, 2012

Hamas Rockets Unlawfully Targeted Civilians

Human Rights Watch, Human Rights Watch

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Palestinian armed groups in Gaza violated the laws of war during the November 2012 fighting by launching hundreds of rockets toward population centers in Israel. About 1,500 rockets were fired at Israel between November 14 and 21, the Israel Defense Forces reported. At least 800 struck Israel, including 60 that hit populated areas.

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TAGGED: Hamas, Israel, Gaza, Israel Defense Forces


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