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Israeli soldiers talk about the occupied territories



May 13, 2015

Israele. Rompono il silenzio

Presentato ieri il rapporto della ong Breaking the Silence. Decine di testimonianze di soldati e ufficiali descrivono la violazione sistematica del diritto umanitario e delle leggi internazionali da parte delle forze armate israeliane durante l’offensiva Margine Protettivo contro Gaza. continue reading ›
May 13, 2015

Des soldats israéliens dévoilent les coulisses de la guerre à Gaza

Une soixantaine de combattants livrent, sous couvert de l'anonymat, une description crue de la stratégie adoptée par Tsahal durant l'opération «Bordure protectrice». continue reading ›
May 13, 2015

Tote Zivilisten im Gaza-Krieg: Israelische Soldaten kritisieren Feuer-Freigabe durch Vorgesetzte

Israel tut alles, um zivile Opfer im Krieg zu vermeiden - so stellt es die Armeeführung stets dar. Doch Soldaten aus dem Gaza-Krieg prangern jetzt an: Die Einsatzvorschriften sind viel zu lax. continue reading ›
May 13, 2015

Israelin sotilaiden käskyt: ”Ampukaa hengiltä jokainen alueella nähty ihminen”

Israelin sotilaista koostuva Breaking the Silence -järjestö julkaisi maanantaina yli 60:n Protective Edge -operaatioon osallistuneen sotilaan todistajanlausunnot Gazan operaatiosta kesällä 2014. continue reading ›
May 11, 2015

Israeli soldier testimony: ‘Most of our shooting was random… we didn’t think about civilian casualties’ – video

In July 2014, Israel launched a major ground offensive into the Gaza strip in response to rockets being fired by Palestinian militants and to destroy a network of tunnels used by Hamas and other factions. By the time they left some 2,200 Palestinians had been killed, including a significant number of civilians. Now, for the first time, Israeli soldiers have described the orders they received for fighting in civilian areas – orders that treated any Palestinian as a threat. Among those who have spoken out is a 22-year-old sergeant who served in a tank continue reading ›
May 11, 2015

“Schiet maar op al wie je ziet”

by NADAV BIGELMAN in De Redactie.Be
Bij de operatie "Protective Edge" in Gaza heeft het Israëlische leger vorige zomer doelbewust op burgers geschoten die geen enkele bedreiging vormden en zo honderden onschuldigen gedood. Dat moet blijken uit de getuigenissen van ex-soldaten die zich verenigd hebben in "Breaking the Silence". Auteur Nadav Bigelman was erbij. continue reading ›
May 11, 2015

Israeli veterans say permissive rules of engagement fueled Gaza carnage

The soldiers described reducing Gaza neighborhoods to sand, firing artillery at random houses to avenge fallen comrades, shooting at innocent civilians because they were bored and watching armed drones attack a pair of women talking on cellphones because they were assumed to be Hamas scouts. continue reading ›
May 11, 2015

‘From what we knew, that area was supposedly devoid of civilians’: The testimonies of Israeli soldiers provided to Breaking the Silence

Breaking the Silence claims that many of these deaths were preventable, and were the result of Israeli military policies, which, “led to massive and unprecedented harm to the population and the civilian infrastructure in the Gaza Strip.” continue reading ›
May 11, 2015

De fundamentele verandering in normen van het Israëlisch leger zal de aanpak ook in de toekomst bepalen

by RON ZAIDEL in De Morgen
Ron Zaidel diende als sluipschutter in de Nahal Brigade van het Israëlische Defensieleger [IDF) en is op dit moment onderzoeker bij Breaking the Silence. continue reading ›
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