UN says Hamas Committed War Crimes in Gaza War
The report also said rockets fired by Palestinian militants into Israel where there were no military targets would also constitute war crimes, and perhaps crimes against humanity.
"The rocket and mortar attacks have caused terror in the affected communities of southern Israel, causing loss of life and physical and mental injury to civilians, as well as damage to buildings and property," it said.
No rational person can claim that firing rockets at civilians is self defense.
In addition when the fighting began Hamas hid in hospitals, behind women and children, and near UN facilities. After all their pre war bravado and bragging that Gaza would be a graveyard for Israelis Hamas killed only six soldiers because they were hiding like rats in holes, doing nothing to defend their land and people.
A Hamas spokesman in the Gaza Strip rejected the suggestion that the Islamist group's firing of rockets into Israel could also amount to war crimes. He said it was self-defense, which is "a right sacred under international law."
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