On 'Human Shielding' in Gaza
How the Israeli Army has Tried to Justify Striking Civilian Areas
Gordon, Neve; Perugini, Nicolahttp://www.counterpunch.org/2014/07/21/on-human-shielding-in-gaza/
Date Written: 21/07/2014
Year Published: 2014
Resource Type: Article
Cx Number: CX16622
All fighting within cities and all bombardments of urban spaces, even the most precise and surgical, is a potential death trap for civilians. Consequently, the permeation of war into cities inevitably transforms their inhabitants into potential human shields.