#GazaUnderAttack | Hamas: Israel’s bombing of Gaza civilian apartment tower “war crime”

[ PIC 24/08/2014 – 08:23 AM ]

GAZA, (PIC)– Hamas has slammed on Saturday Israel’s strike on an 11-story apartment tower in Gaza city as a “war crime” and a “serious escalation”, because of which scores of Gaza civilians suffered critical wounds while dozens of others have gone homeless.

Hamas spokesperson Sami Abu Zuhri said Israeli claims that the tower housed a Hamas base are sheer “lies”.

A drove of Israeli fighter jets hit an 11-story-apartment tower in Gaza City, bringing the entire building to the ground on Saturday and leading to several wounds among dozens of Gaza civilians.

Remarkable damage was further detected among a number of Palestinian family homes adjacent to the tower.

At least 17 Palestinian civilians, mostly women and children, have been rushed to hospital while dozens are believed to have been lying beneath the mounds of pile into which the residential tower has been turned, Health Ministry spokesperson Ashraf al-Qudra reported.

The occupation warplanes destroyed another residential multi-story building in al-Shujai’ya, razing it entirely to the ground.

A round of Israeli rocket attacks knocked down on Saturday evening a commercial center comprising 80 shops and a large number of commercial and residential apartments in Rafah city, to the south of the Strip.

The wave of Israeli onslaughts culminated in the bombing of a nearby seven-story-building owned by Za’reb family.

At least 2,105 Palestinians were murdered while thousands sustained severe injuries in the ongoing Israeli aggression targeting besieged Gaza since July 7.

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For who does not understand the need or concept of resistance of Palestine, recommended read:

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Is Resisting Genocide a Human Right?

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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