#OpIsrael — The Use of Human Shields by the Israeli Defense Force.
The most common argument we have been facing while displaying support for the people of Gaza is this:
“@schuckmama Shoot at me and I can never defend because you use human shields? Well played.”
The Human Shield
argument. First, yes: Hamas
has been repeatedly accused of using human shields during combat. There is video evidence of it. This includes firing mortars from locations near schools and mosques. These kinds of cowardly tactics are disgusting.What is very ignorant is the response we are receiving regarding Hamas use of human shields, while completely ignoring the fact that Israel not only uses human shields, but it was actually legal at one point for their military to do so. In fact, within the last decade the Israeli Defense Ministry appealed a decision by a supreme court that outlawed it.Let me provide you with some links:
BBC News Reports: IDF to appeal human shield…
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