Human rights - Israel and Gaza conflict?

How can you connect Israel and Gaza with human rights? I need to do a mind map and I am stuck. Thank you

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  • 8 years ago
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    Gaza's one of the most densely populated regions on Earth.

    Even still, it's not one big urban area like some sort of middle east mega -city.

    Gaza's also got open areas and farms, villages and etc between its major population centres.

    When Israel responds to Islamic militant activity out of Gaza with military force, it's always a nightmare because militants deliberately use those most heavily populated areas to hide in.

    They deliberately fire missiles from suburban neighbourhoods, next to schools and hospitals, and etc so that if Israel shoots back, they'll damage or destroy homes and etc and cause civilian casualties.

    To counter this and reduce casualties, Israel warns residents to clear out of areas targeted for military activity:

    'Israel army drops leaflets warning Gazans to evacuate homes'

    Link - http://dawn.com/2012/11/20/israel-army-drops-leafl...

    Even then, not all civilians are able to flee because they're prevented/convinced not to:

    'Hamas Explains Use of Civilians as Human Shields'

    Link - http://newsblaze.com/story/20081229092838zzzz.nb/t...

    ''Hamas Proud To Use Human Shields In Gaza'

    Link - http://www.inquisitr.com/403078/hamas-proud-to-use...

    Simply put: dead civilians are worth more to Hamas than live ones.

    Because dead civilians make international news and gets spun into anti-Israel propaganda accusing Israel of deliberate rights abuses.

    That being said, militants have a lot of abuses of their own to answer for aside from the crime of using human shields:

    Gaza Conflict 2007 Militant Behavior Hamas vs. Fatah and Civilians

    Link - http://www.pchrgaza.org/files/Reports/English/pdf_...

    'Gaza: Arbitrary Arrests, Torture, Unfair Trials'

    Link - http://www.hrw.org/news/2012/10/03/gaza-arbitrary-...

    On top of all this is Israel and Egypt's long-standing blockade of the Gaza Strip.

    The blockade's purpose is preventing militants from smuggling in war materials such as heavy weapons.

    But smuggling tunnels under the Egyptian border have long been the method by which militants obtained rockets to fire into Israel.

    And after the recent Egyptian Revolution, the new Egyptian government rescinded its blockade.

    That blockade is another source of accusation of human rights abuses by Israel.

    And again, it's a lot of propaganda spin by militants:

    'Hamas Stealing Aid Supplies to Sell to Residents'

    Link - http://current.com/groups/gaza/89766002_hamas-stea...

    "UN halts aid into Gaza after Hamas theft - Agency blames Islamist government for stealing thousands of tonnes of food"

    Link - http://www.guardian.co.uk/world/2009/feb/06/gaza-u...

    'How Many Millionaires Live in the "Impoverished" Gaza Strip?'

    Link - http://www.gatestoneinstitute.org/3308/gaza-millio...

  • Anonymous
    6 years ago

    The people of Gaza have no human rights. The monsters of Israel have the blood of the children of Gaza on their hands. They are killings hundred of children and women a day. They say it is because they are defending their people and Hamas is using people as a shield..but they will not meet Hama's simple demand of leaving the borders so the people of Gaza can leave . Every one of Israel actions are war crimes and have been based on lies. Example- They ended cease fire without warning over a soldier that was supposedly taken hostage.. He was KIA. They are fighting a war that Hamas is not equipped to fight and the people of Gaza are the ones who are suffering.

  • Anonymous
    8 years ago

    The former violates the rights of the latter. Israel commits crimes against humanity on a daily basis and seems to think that only it has rights and no one else does. Palestinians are fighting for their rights, freedom and justice. And may they become successful, insha'allah.

  • Anonymous
    4 years ago

    for sure Israeli's human rights checklist is pathetic (nonetheless perhaps there is a few us of a over there that's even worst, who's common with of?). it rather is, of direction authentic for the occupied territories and in regard to the Palestinian underclass, who rather have no rights by any capacity of their very own us of a yet even interior of people who're seen electorate the placement is plenty from solid.

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  • Anonymous
    8 years ago

    i am not sure...

    gaza repeatedly shoots rockets into isreal...pretty much daily

    from time to time isreal gets fed up with it and sends ground soldiers in or conducts airstrikes.....

    this usually prompts outcries that gaza's human rights is getting violated.....

    funny, no one ever mentions isreals humam rights when they are getting rockets shot at them

  • Anonymous
    6 years ago

    human right!!! israel kill children and women please see picture

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  • 6 years ago

    60 years ago , illegal european immigrants came to palestine and killed the people and stole their homes and land and this is still occurring today, if someone took your home would you accept this?

    Gaza is under a siege under the so called zionist state of Israel. This is an act of war by international law. They have every right to use force against the oppressors

  • 6 years ago

    HAMAS ISNT BAD THOSE PICS OF WOMEN PUTTING BOMBS ON KIDS ARE FAKE ISREAL KILLS LIES AMERICA DOESNT GIVE A $#!T MORE THAN 100 COUNTRIES ARE AGAINST ISREAL DEATH TO ISREAL WE WHINE ABOUT 9-11 9-11 EVERY DAY THERE LOOK AT THE REAL TERRORISTS AAHHHHHHHH!!!!!! excuse me

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