Amnesty International has released a report on the Gaza massacre. It finds, amongst other things, that
1) The "Hamas-keeps-Gazans-as-human-shields"-hoax, which was repeated ad nauseum by the Israeli state propaganda and its apologists during the attack, was a hoax. There is no confirmation that Hamas forced civilian to remain in buildings that were under attack. On the contrary, the AI report finds that Israeli armed forces did in fact keep Gazans as human shields during the fighting.
2) That the Israeli armed forces committed gross war crimes against the civilian population of the Gaza strip.
Read more here at the AI website. There you will find the full report, a video and photo set.
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