…as we reported here many, many times during the Israeli defensive action in Gaza. But will the world take note and censure Hamas as it has censured Israel? Will it recognize the magnitude and effectiveness of the propaganda offensive against Israel? Don’t hold your breath.
“Human rights group: Hamas targeted civilians,” from AP, January 28 (thanks to George):
JERUSALEM – A leading human rights group has disputed Hamas claims that it did not target civilians during last year’s Gaza war.
Human Rights Watch says Hamas’ contention that it aimed its hundreds of rockets at Israeli military targets and only accidentally harmed civilians is contradicted by the facts.
Researcher Bill van Esveld said Thursday that most of the rockets hit civilian areas, suggesting Hamas deliberately targeted civilians. He said their actions amounted to war crimes….