Debunking Israel’s ‘self-defense’ argument

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Opinion: “A state seeking to enforce its occupation, like a state acting in self-defense, must comply with international humanitarian law. This includes respect for the principle of proportionality, respect for civilians and the drawing of a distinction between military and civilian targets, and the prohibition of collective punishment. Sadly, Israel is in violation of all three of these basic tenets.”
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