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Protective Edge Press

May 6, 2015

Good morning al-Burejj

One of our veteran activists and researchers at Breaking the Silence, Nadav Bigelman, has begun blogging for The Times of Israel - check out his first piece here on our book of testimonies on Operation Protective Edge continue reading ›
May 5, 2015

Israel Did ‘Massive and Unprecedented Harm’ to Civilians in Gaza War, Report Says

Israel inflicted "massive and unprecedented harm" to Palestinian civilians in the 2014 Gaza war with indiscriminate fire and lax rules of engagement, a report said on Monday, citing testimony given anonymously by dozens of troops. continue reading ›
May 5, 2015

‘Any person you see – shoot to kill’: The IDF doctrine which causes the death of innocent Palestinians

by RON ZAIDEL in The Independent
As a former sniper with the Israeli army, I am calling for for an investigation of the events that took place in Gaza last year continue reading ›
May 5, 2015

Israeli soldiers cast doubt on legality of Gaza military tactics

Testimonies of Israeli combatants about last year’s war show apparent disregard for safety of civilians continue reading ›
May 5, 2015

New report details how Israeli soldiers killed civilians in Gaza: “There were no rules”

An organization of Israeli soldiers known as “Breaking the Silence” released a report containing testimonies from more than 60 officers and soldiers from the Israel Defense Forces who served during the 50-day war against Hamas militants last summer in the Gaza Strip. continue reading ›
May 3, 2015

Press Release: This is How We Fought in Gaza 2014

This is How We Fought in Gaza 2014- Soldiers’ Testimonies from Operation “Protective Edge” Today, May 4th, 2015, “Breaking the Silence,” an organization of Israeli soldiers, is releasing testimonies from over 60 officers and soldiers who took part in Operation “Protective Edge” in Gaza during the summer of 2014. These testimonies paint a disturbing picture […] continue reading ›
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