The Israeli Defense Force’s Legal Defense — in Video

by Julian Ku

So this video is obviously intended to defend the actions of the Israeli Defense Forces during their action in Gaza.   But it is fascinating in terms of its footage of precise IDF bombings, and its provision by provision discussion of certain relevant provisions of the Geneva Conventions.  Obviously, it is a piece of advocacy, but it is effective. Anyone have a link to a video defending Hamas’ actions under international law? (Thanks to Eugene Kontorovich for the link)

http://opiniojuris.org/2009/01/13/the-israeli-defense-forces-legal-defense-in-video/

4 Responses

  1. At least for me, the link is not working.

    Maybe the US can provide Hamas with F-16′s and precision bombs, I am sure they could come up with a HD quality movie.

  2. Bon Jovi, the fact it’s an asymmetrical warfare does not mean Hamas can use the Qassams.

    Indiscriminate attacks are prohibited. Indiscriminate attacks are:[...]
    (b) Those which employ a method or means of combat which cannot be directed at a specific military objective

    (Additional Protocol I, Article 51(4))

  3. Is this video on youtube?

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