WARNING: GRAPHIC PICTURES! Complete, thorough, excellent post. Debunked! Nothing good comes from violence …..
Of all of the false and insidious talking points trumpeted out by Israel and its allies in the U.S. corporate media over the past two months, the one that stands out as possibly the most deceitful is the one which claims Hamas uses Palestinian civilians, including children, as “human shields”. The fact that Israel should use this as an imagined justification for blowing up people in Gaza without even trying to distinguish is bad enough. What makes it much worse, however, is that Israel has used Palestinian children as human shields as part of a known military tactic called the “neighbor procedure” for years now with complete impunity.
Since Israel’s 2002 assault on the West Bank known as “Operation Defensive Shield“, soldiers serving in the Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) increasingly began to see Palestinian civilians, including children, as a useful means to safeguard themselves from potential retaliatory attacks that…
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