Civilian Casualties

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The myth of disproportionate Israeli response

The myth of disproportionate Israeli response

High civilian casualties are neither synonymous with, nor caused by, disproportionate response. Op-ed.Alan H. Perlman, 13/05/2021 08:26
Are the Syrian Democratic Forces a terror organization as Turkey says?

Are the Syrian Democratic Forces a terror organization as Turkey says?

Are the SDF freedom fighters who helped defeat ISIS or terrorists who kill civilians to help achieve their goal? It depends who you ask. Rachel Avraham, 06/12/2019 06:58
INTO THE FRAY: Defending Israel—Civilian casualties and common sense

INTO THE FRAY: Defending Israel—Civilian casualties and common sense

Jewish victory over the adversarial Arab collective must be Israel’s overriding moral and operational concern. Facilitating its achievement should be the overriding challenge for Israel’s legal establishment.Dr. Martin Sherman, 23/11/2018 14:50
'IDF spent 45 minutes on the phone telling Gazan to leave'

'IDF spent 45 minutes on the phone telling Gazan to leave'

British reporter describes the extraordinary lengths IDF went to avoid hurting civilians during the recent flare-up in Gaza.Arutz Sheva Staff, 16/11/2018 09:06
100 killed as Nigerian air force mistakenly bombs refugee camp

100 killed as Nigerian air force mistakenly bombs refugee camp

20 Red Cross workers among dead as air force jet on mission against Boko Haram accidentally bombs refugee camp in northeastern Nigeria.Gary Willig, 17/01/2017 21:19
Russian Airstrike Hits Syrian Field Hospital

Russian Airstrike Hits Syrian Field Hospital

At least 127 of the 370 killed in Russia's aerial war over Syria were civilians, Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says.Arutz Sheva Staff, 21/10/2015 20:53
Expert: Hamas, Not Israel, Caused Civilian Deaths

Expert: Hamas, Not Israel, Caused Civilian Deaths

Col. Richard Kemp: Hamas caused a large number of civilian casualties in order to bring international condemnation of Israel.Ben Ariel, 30/06/2015 03:46
Legal Experts Slam IDF for Over-Warning Gazans

Legal Experts Slam IDF for Over-Warning Gazans

Experts from US, Germany warn IDF 'legal zeal' sets dangerous precedent tying hands of democracies fighting terror.Ari Yashar, 09/06/2015 22:30
Israeli Reservists Demand End to Gaza War Probe

Israeli Reservists Demand End to Gaza War Probe

In a letter to IDF Chief of Staff, reservist soldiers and officers call for a halt to criminal investigations into soldiers' conduct.Cynthia Blank, 05/01/2015 20:25
96.5% of Casualties from US Drone Strikes Civilian

96.5% of Casualties from US Drone Strikes Civilian

Strikes on 41 targets have killed 1,147 people thus far, human rights group notes.Tova Dvorin, 26/11/2014 18:34
'Palestinian Journalist' Killed was Terrorist

'Palestinian Journalist' Killed was Terrorist

A video showing identity of Abdullah Murtaja prompts UN to issue new statement about status as 'civilian casualty.'Cynthia Blank, 16/11/2014 11:53