The terror weapons #Israel is using in its war crimes against civilians in #Gaza (#MiddleEast #HumanRights)

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iweapnsBy David Wilson 23 July 2014. Stop the War Coalition

If history is anything to go by, Israel will not be held to account for its violations of international law and use of horrific weapons in its attack on Gaza.

A Guardian article on 20 July reported on the accusations by the Palestinian Centre for Human Rights that the Israeli military are using flechette shells — which spray out thousands of tiny and potentially lethal metal darts — against civilians in Gaza.

And evidence is growing that it is not just flechettes that are terrifying the trapped people of this ghetto. To which the Israel Defence Forces (IDF) responds that, “As a rule, the IDF only employs weapons that have been determined lawful under international law, and in a manner which fully conforms with the laws of armed conflict”.

International laws and conventions have been constructed to decide how killing…

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