Gaza war crimes investigation: Guardian uncovers evidence of alleged Israeli war crimes in Gaza | World news | guardian.co.uk
Medics and ambulance drivers said they were targeted when they tried to tend to the wounded. Sixteen of them were killed. According to the World Health Organisation, more than half of Gaza's 27 hospitals and 44 clinics were damaged by Israeli bombs. Two clinics were destroyed. In one incident, paramedics were fired on by a tank using a shell filled with 8,000 lethal metal darts as they were carrying a wounded man to an ambulance.
Israeli deputy defence minister: conquer parts of Gaza
"We need to conquer the areas from which mortar shells are being fired," Vilnai said at a conference held by the Institute for National Security Studies regarding lessons learned from Operation Cast Lead in the field of civil defense.
Racist attacks against Arabs increase tenfold - report - Israel News, Ynetnews
The year 2008 saw a sharp rise in racist incidents against Arabs in Israel, the Mossawa Advocacy Center for Arab Citizens in Israel reported Saturday, estimating the increase at tenfold those recorded in 2007.
Palestinians not allowed to walk, eat in Jerusalem neighbourhood
Official order forbids Arab laborers to walk around Jerusalem corridor community. Association for Civil Rights: This is racism. 'I can't understand what's wrong with what we're doing,' says Har Adar's security officer Danny Adino Ababa Palestinian laborers are forbidden to walk around the community of Har Adar in the Jerusalem corridor. They are allowed to work, but cannot simply roam the area. This is the local council's policy.
Group slams IDF medical ethics in Gaza | Israel | Jerusalem Post
The Physicians for Human Rights (PHR) group on Tuesday said that IDF soldiers had violated medical ethics during Operation Cast Lead in the Gaza Strip. The report alleged that in several instances "not only did the [army] not evacuate besieged and wounded families, it also prevented Palestinian [medical] teams from reaching the wounded".
Israeli soldiers admit shooting dead civilians during Gaza war - Telegraph
"The sharpshooter saw a woman and children approaching him, closer than the lines he was told no one should pass. He shot them straight away," he said. "I don't think he felt too bad about it, because after all, as far as he was concerned, he did his job according to the orders he was given. And the atmosphere in general, from what I understood from most of my men who I talked to ... I don't know how to describe it .... The lives of Palestinians, let's say, is something [that seemed] much less important than the lives of our soldiers. So as far as they are concerned they can justify it that way."
Press TV - Israel unleashes sonic booms on Gaza
Israeli warplanes return to the skies of the Gaza Strip and evoke memories of the three-week onslaught on the blockaded territory. At least two sonic booms hit Gaza City and northern areas of the strip earlier on Sunday, Xinhua cited witnesses as saying.
Vilnai: Conquer parts of Gaza - Israel News, Ynetnews
Deputy Defense Minister Matan Vilnai called for another incursion into Gaza on Sunday, negating the opinion of his superior, Ehud Barak, who is generally in favor of securing a ceasefire with Hamas.
BBC NEWS | World | Middle East | Israel troops admit Gaza abuses
"All the articles had one clear message," one soldier said. "We are the people of Israel, we arrived in the country almost by miracle, now we need to fight to uproot the gentiles who interfere with re-conquering the Holy Land." "Many soldiers' feelings were that this was a war of religion," he added.
IDF soldiers ordered to shoot at Gaza rescuers, note says - Haaretz - Israel News
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