Thursday, October 08, 2009

A state born in sin

Morning Star Online, October 7, 2009

John Wight

Gaza was a war crime, and those responsible must be prosecuted. These are facts which the millions who came out in unprecedented mass demonstrations from Buenos Aires to Birmingham, from Montreal to Madrid, in response to Israel’s 22-day assault on Gaza back in January already knew.

Now they’ve been confirmed by an official UN investigation led by Richard Goldstone in a 574-page report.

A UN statement accompanying the report “concluded there is evidence indicating serious violations of international human rights and humanitarian law were committed by Israel during the Gaza conflict, and that Israel committed actions amounting to war crimes, and possibly crimes against humanity.”

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