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Gaza children caught in the crossfire

Civilians particularly children have borne the brunt of the latest flare up in violence between Hamas and Israel.Families urge for children to be spared but with both sides refusing to back down, the prospects of a ceasefire seem unlikely.In three days of fighting 18 Palestinians have been k ...

U.N. calls on Israel, Palestinians to prosecute Gaza war crimes| Reuters

Jul 04, 2015    

GENEVA The United Nations called on Israel and the Palestinians on Friday to prosecute alleged war crimes committed in the 2014 Gaza war and to cooperate with the International Criminal Court's preliminary investigation.The 47-member U.N. Human Rights Council adopted a resolution, presented by Muslim states, by a vote of 41 to one, with five abstentions. Israel's closest ally, the United States, was the only country to vote against.While the Council has no binding powers, its moral authority raises the pressure on both sides to hold accountable perpetrators of killings of civilians and other ...

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