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Israel's 2008 military intervention in the Gaza Strip was not executed humanely.

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Started: 1/29/2014 Category: Politics
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oka

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Israel's foray into the Gaza Strip during Operation Cast Lead was not executed humanely. It was a response to end rockets from being fired from Gaza and into Israel.
During this conflict, rocket fire from Gaza increased in volume.
Up to 1,417 Palestinian deaths occurred because of this invasion.
As of 2013, 75% of civilian homes destroyed have not been repaired.[1]
An investigation found the IDF guilty of war crimes.[2]

1 A/HRC/21/33
2 http://news.bbc.co.uk...
sgtpepsband

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On June 17, 2008, through the arbitration of Egypt, Israel and Hamas came to a ceasefire agreement. Almost immediately afterwords Hamas continued to lob rockets from Gaza into southern Israel. Hamas successfully fired over 300 rockets into southern Israel,while Israel honored the treaty until December 27,2008.

Under article 51 of the United Nations Israel had every right to defend itself against Hamas's.

This contradicts your BBC article.

http://www.un.org...
Debate Round No. 1
oka

Pro

Israel's foray into the Gaza Strip during Operation Cast Lead was not executed humanely. It was a response to end rockets from being fired from Gaza and into Israel.
During this conflict, rocket fire from Gaza increased in volume.
Up to 1,417 Palestinian deaths occurred because of this invasion.
As of 2013, 75% of civilian homes destroyed have not been repaired.[1]
An investigation found the IDF guilty of war crimes.[2]

1 A/HRC/21/33
2 http://news.bbc.co.uk...
sgtpepsband

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Debate Round No. 5
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Posted by ColtonMJack 2 years ago
ColtonMJack
Y'Israel Chai.
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