Israel using Cluster bombs

August 1, 2006 at 8:51 pm (News)

Human Rights Watch said it had photographed M483A1 artillery shells stored on the Israeli side of the border, which deliver 88 cluster sub-munitions per shell and have a failure rate of 14 per cent, often leaving behind dangerous unexploded shells. “Cluster munitions are unacceptably inaccurate and unreliable weapons when used around civilians,” Kenneth Roth, Human Rights Watch executive director, said in a statement. “They should never be used in populated areas.” An Israeli army statement said: “The use of cluster munitions is legal under international law..”

Well I think everything is legal for them since the world has seen that they pay no heed to either UN’s requests for cease-fire; or any other humanitarian request for not killing innocents.

Read more @ AlJazeera


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