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Applicability of the Laws of Occupation to the 2008 Conflict in Gaza

Abstract On December 27, 2008, Israel began a military campaign codenamed Operation Cast Lead with an aerial bombardment of the Gaza Strip. On January 3, 2009, Israel expanded its aerial assault with a ground invasion. Military operations continued until January 18, 2009, when Israel implemented a unilateral cease fire and withdrew its forces. When the hostilities had ended, between 1,166 and 1,440 Palestinians had been killed as a result of Israeli attacks, two-thirds of whom are estimated to be civilians. Ensuing allegations of international human rights (IHR) and international humanitarian law (IHL) violations were widespread. Amidst these claims, the United Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) commissioned a fact-finding team, headed by South Af... (more)
Created Date 2011
Contributor Naser, Sam (Author) / Simmons, William (Advisor) / Sylvester, Douglas (Committee member) / Rothenberg, Daniel (Committee member) / Arizona State University (Publisher)
Subject International Law
Type Masters Thesis
Extent 132 pages
Language English
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Note M.A. Social Justice and Human Rights 2011
Collaborating Institutions Graduate College / ASU Library
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