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delad Donating Member (235 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Mar-07-09 01:28 AM
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Gaza homes destruction 'wanton'
Human rights investigators say Israeli forces engaged in "wanton destruction" of Palestinian homes during the recent conflict in Gaza.

Amnesty International has told the BBC News website the methods used raised concerns about war crimes.

Israel's military said buildings were destroyed because of military "operational needs".

The Israeli Defense Forces said they operated in accordance with international law during the conflict.

However, the use of mines to destroy homes contradicted this claim, the head of the Amnesty International fact-finding mission to southern Israel and Gaza, Donatella Rovera, has argued.
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http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/middle_east/7926413.stm
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