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Gaza desolation: Was it worth it?

Israel’s ‘victory’ has left Gaza City in ruins, but the 50-day war has strengthened Hamas’s influence.

International law fails to protect civilians from warmongers

Recent events show that international and humanitarian law are often no more than forms of convenient discourse for those at war.

Tweeting pictures of mutilated children is obscene

How many pictures of dead children do you need to see before you understand that killing children is wrong?

Israel says meeting heavy resistance within Gaza

Israeli forces say they were met with heavy resistance from Hamas when they pounded multiple sites across the Gaza Strip.

Weekend 101: Bond, Jacob Bond

The Nkandla fire rages on, the battle in the Gaza Strip flares up and the new Bond film is set to hit cinemas with a bang. Stay in the know, watch Weekend 101.

UN compilers split over Gaza report rebuttal

The UN has roundly rebuffed remarks by South African judge Richard Goldstone that cast doubt on the report into the Gaza war.

Despite flaws, Goldstone Report changed behaviour

Israelis do not forgive his initial findings, but Richard Goldstone's United Nations report is a powerful deterrent against a repeat of the war.

Israel demands UN bin Goldstone Report

Israel demanded on Sunday that the United Nations bin a report critical of its deadly 2008-2009 offensive on Gaza.

Israel demands retraction of UN Gaza criticism

Israel on Sunday demanded the retraction of a United Nations report deeply critical of its deadly 2008-2009 offensive on the Gaza Strip.

UN to renew call for Gaza ‘war-crimes’ probe

The UN General Assembly was expected on Friday to demand Israelis and Palestinians probe alleged war crimes during the Gaza conflict.

Goldstone challenges US to spell out Gaza report flaws

Richard Goldstone challenged the US on Thursday to justify its charge that findings of a report accusing Israel and Hamas of war crimes were flawed.

Israel braces for UN debate on Gaza war report

Israel braced on Wednesday for what is expected to be a bruising UN debate on a report that accuses the Jewish state and Hamas of war crimes.

Goldstone rejects bias charges over UN Gaza report

The head of the UN commission that this week issued a damning report on the Gaza War has rejected Israeli criticism that it was biased.

NGOs in SA press for charges over Israel’s Gaza offensive

Two NGOs want about 70 individuals with SA links prosecuted for involvement in alleged war crimes committed by Israel during the Gaza offensive.

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