by James M. Branum - since 1995

Category: Radical/Progressive Law

I guess Israel thinks it can excempt itself from International Law?

CNN: Israel prepares legal defense of soldiers JERUSALEM (CNN) — Israel’s government on Sunday approved a measure that will give legal protection to its military officers if they are accused of war crimes during the Gaza incursion, Prime Minister Ehud Olmert said. “The state of Israel will completely back anyone that acted in its name,” […]

An International law perspective on the Israeli attacks on Gaza Israel’s Collective Punishment of Gaza . . . The targeting of civilians violates the Fourth Geneva Convention. Since the rockets fired from Gaza into Israel cannot distinguish between civilians and military targets, they are illegal. But Israel’s air and ground attack in Gaza violates Geneva in four ways. First, it constitutes collective punishment of […] © 2015 Frontier Theme