REPORT = ISRAELI WAR CRIMES LIST IS HORRENDOUS AND IN-HUMAN = WORST EVER IN PALESTINE’S MANY REPEATED ISRAELI “MOWINGS OF THE LAWN” OVERWHELMING VIOLENCE!
“Investigators: Israel fired on Gaza civilians carrying white flags” by Charlotte Silver Jan 28, 2015
FINDINGS in 200+ page report on findings from their forensic investigation:
Israeli military = Opened fire on a mass march of civilians carrying white flags and calling out “peaceful, peaceful” = corralled them back into village = Israel’s shelling would not let up.
Israeli military = 51 days of intensive bombing.
Israeli military = Army used people as human shields
Israeli military = Executed civilians at close range
Israeli military = Intentionally neglected mortally wounded children.
Israeli military = Murdered 630 Children in 5 weeks
Israeli military = Most of those murdered were crushed to death
Israeli military = Frequently flattened entire BLOCKS OF HOME
Israeli military = Murdered ENTIRE FAMILIES with up to 40 members
Israeli military = in one town 142 families lost at 3+ members in one strike
Israeli military = Murdered 2,257+ Palestinians
Israeli military = Serious violations of human rights + Violations of international humanitarian law
Israeli military = Indiscriminate and total bombardment of the Gaza Strip.
Israeli military = Leaflets + other Israeli GIMMICKS = Saved NO lives
Israeli military = Targeted all possible escape routes
Israeli military = Targeted ambulances carrying wounded people
Israeli military = Targeted wounded civilians for the final kill
Israeli military = Targeted individuals attempting to flee.
Israeli military = Rate of injury and death overwhelmed the capacities of hospitals
Israeli military = Flattened 4 Hospitals further undermined medical workers
Israeli military = Doctors were forced to take shortcuts like not using sterile gloves or sterile gauze and had to use makeshift suture material = maggots in wounds after leaving the hospital.
Israeli military = Made rehabilitation options far worse as rehabilitation hospital was flattened.
Israeli military = Massive Psychological trauma Damages = flashbacks, nightmares, screaming, depression, unstable emotional states, sense of total isolation from the rest of the world.
Israeli military = Medics and Ambulances were repeated attacked
Israeli military = Targeted first responders as Israel strikes same target multiple times in close succession, a method called “double tapping.”
Israeli military = Often refuse to coordinate with Red Cross and local medics evacuating casualties, forcing them to enter dangerous areas at their own risk.
Israeli military = Sometimes coordinated with Red Cross and then Bombed or fired on them.
Israeli military = Used Powerful explosives used indiscriminately
Israeli military = Huge numbers of injuries and deaths caused by indiscriminate use of large amounts of powerful explosives
Israeli military = “explosive barrel” bombs destroyed local residents = stated purpose is to clear landmines for advancing troops
Israeli military = Used “explosive barrel” bombs on 2+ neighborhoods = Rolled out from tank or dropped — As barrel rolls its explosives and a corridor is created.
Israeli military = Use of flechette shells indiscriminately to spray thousands of tiny darts, and Dense Inert Metal Explosives (DIME), an experimental weapon
Israeli military = Doctors found computer chips with SONY markings embedded in bodies like shrapnel.
Israeli military = No deterrence to INHUMANE ATACKS = “Many felt that ‘another report’ documenting their pain and suffering would be ineffective in addressing the root causes of the morbidity and mortality they experience daily.”
A LETTER FROM NORMAN G. FINKELSTEIN
Over the past summer, Gaza has suffered unprecedented devastation as Israel continues its illegal and inhuman blockade of Gaza and aggressively pursues illegal settlement construction in occupied East Jerusalem.
“The wounds of this war could prove too severe to heal.” — Harvard political economist Sara Roy laments