Israel’s Punitive Homes Demolition Potentially A War Crime – HRW – 22 November 2014

RT logoIsraeli’s punitive demolition of family homes belonging to Palestinians suspected of carrying out terror attacks on Israeli citizens amounts to a potential war crime, Human Rights Watch says, urging Tel Aviv not to take revenge on whole families.

“Israel should impose an immediate moratorium on its policy of demolishing the family homes of Palestinians suspected of carrying out attacks on Israelis,” the human right group sayson its website.

The group adds that the policy, “which Israeli officials claim is a deterrent, deliberately and unlawfully punishes people not accused of any wrongdoing.”

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