Executive Summary of Israel's Report on Gaza War
Israel's Protection of Civilians vs. Hamas' Exploitation of Civilians
ratio of civilian to military casualties in Operation Protective Edge
was only one-fourth of the average in warfare around the world" --
Former commander of British forces in Afghanistan Col. (res.) Richard Kemp
- "The population most likely to be militants, men ages 20 to 29, is also the most overrepresented in the death toll:
They are 9 percent of Gaza’s 1.7 million residents, but 34 percent of those killed whose ages were provided.
At the same time, women and children under 15, the least likely to be legitimate targets, were the most underrepresented, making up 71 percent of the population and 33 percent of the known-age casualties."--New York Times
See also The BBC & The Times of Israel
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