Leading Israeli Newspaper: Pity for Palestinians in Gaza is Immoral and Unethical
An editor of has declared that any pity for the Palestinians in Gaza is “unethical and immoral.” The editorial by Adi Dvir appeared in Israel’s largest newspaper, Yedioth Ahronoth, on January 4, 2009 as the international community has complained about civilians deaths in the campaign and the United States blocked a United Nations [...]
UN rights chief calls for Israel probe of Palestinian deaths in Gaza airstrikes [JURIST] UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Louise Arbour [official profile] Monday called on Israel [press release] to conduct an impartial investigation into the deaths of Palestinians during recent Israeli air strikes on the Gaza Strip [BBC backgrounder], noting that as an occupying power Israel "bears a particular responsibility under international human rights and humanitarian law to
Gaza Petition and More Resources Philosopher Yitzhak Melamed (Johns Hopkins) calls my attention to this petition about the atrocities in Gaza, and adds: "if you are interested, here are two links to the only two Israeli/Jewish groups that came out unequivocally against the barbarism of...
"Civil" Wars In a fascinating feature in today's NYTimes, Ethan Bronner succeeds in capturing the incredibly complex interplay of law and war, courts and gun battles, in the three-way civil war we usually abbreviate as the Israel-Palestine conflict...