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Sat Oct 21, 2023, 08:14 PM Oct 2023

HRW: Israel using white phosphorous in Gaza, endangering civilians [View all]

Israel has used white phosphorus in its continuing military operations in Gaza and Lebanon, putting civilians at serious risk, Human Rights Watch has said, following an investigation.

Human Rights Watch said it verified footage taken in Lebanon and Gaza on Tuesday and Wednesday, respectively, showing multiple uses of artillery-fired white phosphorus over the Gaza City port and two rural locations along the Israel-Lebanon border.


This is an old article but news to me. Curious how many people have been aware of this.

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And Israel said they didn't SickOfTheOnePct Oct 2023 #1
IDF said they didn't TexasDem69 Oct 2023 #2
witnesses plus video footage of it being shot out of artillery ColinC Oct 2023 #4
Because there are no independent sources who have verified this? TexasDem69 Oct 2023 #6
Incorrect ColinC Oct 2023 #10
Who has confirmed it? TexasDem69 Oct 2023 #11
HRW conducted their own investigation. It is in the article. ColinC Oct 2023 #20
There are circumstances where the use of white phosphorus in war wnylib Oct 2023 #14
The video confirmed that it was used in Gaza ColinC Oct 2023 #21
Oh they looked at a video? SickOfTheOnePct Oct 2023 #22
Oh and FYI SickOfTheOnePct Oct 2023 #23
It was shot from the Gaza port, and on the Israel Lebanon border ColinC Oct 2023 #24
Rural area SickOfTheOnePct Oct 2023 #26
Gaza, one of the most densely populated areas in the world ColinC Oct 2023 #32
Your own article SickOfTheOnePct Oct 2023 #33
I am offering multiple articles that make the claim that it was shot into gaza ColinC Oct 2023 #34
ICC is a paper tiger SickOfTheOnePct Oct 2023 #36
Not the point ColinC Oct 2023 #37
Hmm SickOfTheOnePct Oct 2023 #27
From that article alone there is plausible deniability, I admit ColinC Oct 2023 #38
.. ColinC Oct 2023 #25
The title you wrote is written as a statement of fact. madaboutharry Oct 2023 #3
Updated ColinC Oct 2023 #8
IDF LiberaBlueDem Oct 2023 #5
There was some discussion when this was first reported sarisataka Oct 2023 #7
Thanks for this ColinC Oct 2023 #9
Out enid602 Oct 2023 #12
President Biden is not that weak SickOfTheOnePct Oct 2023 #13
War crime enid602 Oct 2023 #15
When the only way SickOfTheOnePct Oct 2023 #16
Israeli hospitality enid602 Oct 2023 #17
Hamas is the elected government. SickOfTheOnePct Oct 2023 #18
Hamas is an authoritarian regime and terrorist organization ColinC Oct 2023 #39
And what about the Egyptian border? elias7 Oct 2023 #19
How could Israel blockade Gaza when it shares a border with Egypt not under Israeli control EX500rider Oct 2023 #28
Blockade enid602 Oct 2023 #29
If you mean today: EX500rider Oct 2023 #30
Thanks enid602 Oct 2023 #31
With all eyes on them I have a very hard time believing this. But please let's just continue talking GuppyGal Oct 2023 #35
These two excerpts are from Amnesty International (First published in February 2009) Donkees Oct 2023 #40
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