Israel Says Its Use of Live Fire in Gaza Riots Is within International Law

(Times of Israel) Stuart Winer - State attorneys on Sunday, responding to petitions filed by rights organizations, defended the IDF's use of live ammunition during Palestinian riots on the border with Gaza, saying, "The security forces' rules of engagement in the area of the security barrier are in line with Israeli law and international law," and that the riots organized by Hamas cannot be considered simple civilian demonstrations. State attorneys added that the riots are "part of the armed conflict between the Hamas terror group and Israel."

2018-04-30 00:00:00

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