#GazaUnderAttack | Hamas: “Israel Violated Ceasefire, Fighters Retaliated”

  Friday August 01, 2014 15:26 by Saed Bannoura – IMEMC News

The Media Office of the Islamic Resistance Movement, Hamas, issued a press release accusing Israel of repeatedly violating the 72-hour ceasefire, shortly after it started, an issue that pushed armed resistance groups to retaliate, and clash with invading soldiers.

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It said Hamas holds Israel fully responsible for these violations, and all events that took place afterwards, adding that the Israeli military committed the following violations that “required retaliation from the resistance in Gaza”:

1. The army, several tanks and armored vehicles, invaded Rafah earlier on Friday morning, advancing more than 2400 meters; the resistance exchanged fire with the invading vehicles and soldiers. The clashes continued until after the temporary ceasefire started.

2. Israeli military tanks and armored vehicles invaded various areas, east of the Gaza Strip, mainly in Beit Hanoun, Sheja’eyya and Rafah, and demolished several Palestinian homes under the guise of searching for tunnels. Army sharpshooters were also deployed on rooftops of Palestinian homes and opened fire at the Palestinians who were trying to reach their homes.

3. The Israeli military committed an ugly massacre in Rafah by shelling and bombarding it is from various directions, including aerial strikes.

It added that it holds Israel fully responsible for violating this temporary humanitarian truce, and for continuing to commit massacres against the Palestinian people.

At the end of its statement, Hamas said it would be committed to the truce, as long as Israel respects it, and ceases to violate its own commitments.

Related:
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http://www.imemc.org/article/68707

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http://www.imemc.org/article/68709


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81 Notre Dame Law Review1275(2006). Conducting an in-depth study of the genocide in Darfur, Sudan, and also discussing other genocides, this article details the inadequacy of many of the international community’s response to genocides, such as “targeted sanctions” or international peacekeeping forces. Examining international legal authorities such as the Genocide Convention, the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, and the International Court of Justice, the article demonstrates that groups which are being subjected to genocide have a legal right of self-defense. International treaties, Security Council arms embargoes, or national gun control laws cannot lawfully be enforced in a manner which prevents self-defense resistance to a genocide in progress, because under international law, the prohibition against any form of complicity in genocide takes legal precedence over lesser laws. With Paul Gallant & Joanne D. Eisen. In PDF.

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* The list of shuhada does not display, the numerous victims of the zionist occupation which are undocumented by media. Nor it displays the victims of the “silent onslaught” due to restrictions of movement, ability to go to hospitals for treatment or life saving surgery, due to lack of medication because of the blockades and so on. For example: The Slow Motion Genocide by the Siege on Gaza only, killed 600 patients since Gaza got under Israeli Siege.

For an overview of All Israeli Massacres Palestinians go here

Neither does this list, display the avoidable mortality. A clear and statistical factual evidence, about the number of deaths due to indecent ruling by occupation forces. For even an occupier has obligations under International Laws, Geneva Convention and the Hague regulations, which it is neglecting. These circumstances, together with deliberate policies of the occupier to neglect and even deny every basic human right, severes avoidable mortality which is totally silenced by media or reporting organisations. While in the Holocaust, 1 on 6 Jewish people directly died of deliberate neglect, so if we believe the facts over 1 million due to avoidable mortality, neither should these same circumstances be ignores which are ongoing in Palestine. For this report displays a avoidable morality of at least 0,5 million Palestinians.

How many more dead corpses of Palestinians does the international community need to see in order to act? How many more cruelties and violations of Human Rights, Regulations and International Law will be needed to intervene so this ongoing warcrime is being stopped once and for all.





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