Comments:Israel cabinet rejects UN war crimes report
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- That is not the point. Hamas is a terrorist organization that attacked Israel for 5 years when they hand over Gaza to them, Israel did noting for thous 5 years and what they get in return more violence. While Hamas used human shields in the war. But no out cry. You are just an other anti semitic that wants to see first democracy in the middle east fail.--22.214.171.124 (talk) 20:48, 19 October 2009 (UTC)
- "you are just another anti-semitic" I'm of Jewish birth Soapy (talk) 21:01, 19 October 2009 (UTC)
- Much as I hate war, I will accept that Israel was within rights to send in troops. It's just a shame they then started firebombing the city with chemicals almost impossible to put out. I smell war crimes. While I am surprised the report focused so much on Israel, you must still bear in mind most of the Hamas war crimes occured before the invasion and thus outside the report's remit. Blood Red Sandman (Talk) (Contribs) 21:06, 19 October 2009 (UTC)
- Israel would be allowed to use troops if no other peaceful option had been available. There was a very simple solution to this issue, obey the ceasefire agreed to in June 2008. Israel and Hamas signed the ceasefire which stipulated that violence on both sides would end, and in addition Israel would lift its crippling blockade of Gaza. Israel began to recognize the ceasefire by immediately refusing to lighten its blockade, however Hamas ended all rocket attacks against Israel, satisfied that at least the violence which had already killed 550 Palestinians that year had stopped. Then on November 4th, when the eyes of the U.S were on the election, Israel launched an air strike into Gaza killing 6 members of Hamas. Hamas then asked to renew the ceasefire which Israel refused to do, this led to Hamas rocket attacks. http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2008/nov/05/israelandthepalestinians Soapy (talk) 22:27, 19 October 2009 (UTC)
It's always sad when a UN member-nation goes and rejects the UN opinions/reports. Why can't everyone just get along for a mere hour to talk about these things with the UN?!?!? --TrekCaptainUSA (talk) 17:21, 19 October 2009 (UTC)
If one criticises the politics of Israel, one has to be an anti-semite? Questionably.
- Depends on the type of criticism, the ideological basis where the criticism comes from, and the tactics used to criticize.
it is amazing how ones perspective can be so.surely this is the madness of mistaking mind as self. we are capable of joy. —Preceding unsigned comment added by Erbeeflower (talk • contribs) 14:44, 20 October 2009 (UTC)