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Dispelling the Myths - The Israel-Hamas conflict 2014

Dispelling the Myths - The Israel-Hamas conflict 2014

05 August 2014

Israel is using "disproportionate force" in its campaign against Hamas

Proportionality in armed conflict

Whilst the loss of innocent civilian is a tragic and inevitable consequence of war, the rule of proportionality in armed conflict prohibits “an attack which may be expected to cause incidental loss of civilian life, injury to civilians, damage to civilian objects, or a combination thereof, which would be excessive in relation to the concrete and direct military advantage anticipated”

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