| Demanding Justice: Grisly Anniversary of Israel’s eight-day assault on Gaza!


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One Year Following the Israeli Offensive on Gaza: Justice for Palestinian Victims Still Denied ~ Palestinian Center for Human Rights [PCHR]

Tomorrow, 14 November 2013, marks the first anniversary of the Israeli offensive on the Gaza Strip, codenamed “Operation Pillar of Defense,” which lasted for 8 days.  This offensive, like the preceding one, was characterized by brutality and the perpetration of systematic serious violations of international humanitarian law and war crimes.  One year following this offensive, Palestinian victims are still denied justice before the Israeli judiciary.

In the period from 14 to 21 November 2012, Israeli forces launched a large-scale offensive on the Gaza Strip.  During the eight-day offensive, Israeli forces carried out thousands of airstrikes, attacks by gunboats, and artillery shelling. Missiles with warheads weighing more than 1,000 kilograms were used in attacks on residential areas, flattening multi-storey homes and killing residents within the buildings. The extensive attacks…

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