Israel admitting to using phosphorous bombing maybe war crimes


Sam Johns

ATLANTA, Georgia (BNW) —
Yeah, I know they call talking critical about Israel in America the so-called ‘Third Rail,’ because Israel can do no wrong in the eyes of these white people in this country. Since I don't give damn what white people say, and be that as it may, I say what the hell I want.

Furthermore, I don't know anybody from Israel, and I have never heard of Israel speaking in the interest of Blacks in this country, so I fell at liberty to say what the world knows: Your Do-No-Wrong Friend, Israel, Maybe Guilty of War Crimes!

Don't forget, the whole world was sickened by the pictures of those dead babies on TV, Israel!

Israel has for the first time admitted it used controversial phosphorous bombs during fighting against Hezbollah in Lebanon in July and August in violation of the Geneva Conventions, which governs the conduct of was.

Cabinet minister Jacob Edery confirmed the bombs were dropped "against military targets in open ground".

Israel had previously said the weapons were used only to mark targets.

Phosphorus weapons cause chemical burns and the Red Cross and human rights groups say they should be treated as chemical weapons.

The Geneva Conventions ban the use of white phosphorous as an incendiary weapon against civilian populations and in air attacks against military forces in civilian areas.

Hospitals

Edery says he confirmed during a parliamentary session last week on behalf of Defence Minister Amir Peretz that the weapons were used in fighting.

"The Israeli army made use of phosphorous shells during the war against Hezbollah in attacks against military targets in open ground," he said.

No information was given on when, where or how the shells were used. You know, I can never figure them Jews out. After all they went through with Hitler and their holocaust, you would think they would be less likely to cause trouble over there. However, with their war like ways and arrogance in the Middle East, everything seems counterintuitive to me.

Lebanon had accused Israel of using the weapons but at the time Israeli officials said they were only for marking. The question now, is will Israel be charged with war crimes. By right, Hezbollah’s actions should be investigated as well because that war caused too much human suffering to let Israel and Hezbollah of the hook.

Lebanese President Emile Lahoud said in late July: "According to the Geneva Convention, when they use phosphorous bombs and laser bombs, is that allowed against civilians and children?"

Doctors in hospitals in southern Lebanon had said they suspected some of the burns they were seeing were being caused by phosphorous bombs.

Israeli forces said the arms used in Lebanon did not contravene international norms.

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