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Wed Dec 9, 2015, 07:55 PM

 

Medics: Bethlehem youth shot dead with illegal ammunition

http://www.maannews.com/Content.aspx?id=769247

BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- Malik Akram Shahin, 19, who was shot dead by Israeli forces in Bethlehem overnight Monday, was killed by an explosive bullet fired at his head, medical sources at the Beit Jala Governmental Hospital told Ma'an.

Medics said the explosive bullet smashed Shahin's skull, and exploded inside his head, with the bullet and skull fragments shattering into "hundreds of pieces."

The sources said the positioning of the shot, as well as the type of bullet used, clearly indicates that Israeli forces shot at Shahin with every intention to kill.

The use of explosive bullets, also called expanding bullets or "dum dum" bullets, is illegal under international law, and considered a crime of war under the 1899 Hague Declaration and the International Criminal Court's Rome Statute, among others.

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R. Daneel Olivaw Dec 2015 OP
AuntPatsy Dec 2015 #1
krispos42 Dec 2015 #2
azurnoir Dec 2015 #6
Mosby Dec 2015 #3
R. Daneel Olivaw Dec 2015 #4
King_David Dec 2015 #5

Response to R. Daneel Olivaw (Original post)

Wed Dec 9, 2015, 08:02 PM

1. In the animal kingdom it is kill or be killed if one wants to survive, the human kingdom

is far too similar for us that walk on all fours to even remotely believe ourselves above anything or anyone on this earth or beyond with honesty in such conviction.....

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Response to R. Daneel Olivaw (Original post)

Wed Dec 9, 2015, 08:33 PM

2. The Hague conventions only apply to war

Expanding ammunition is standard issue for every police department in the US. Most people that keep a gun for self-defence also keep it loaded with expanding ammunition.


Except New Jersey. It's illegal there for some bizarre reason.

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Response to krispos42 (Reply #2)

Wed Dec 9, 2015, 10:43 PM

6. Not according to the Rome Statutes

The adoption of an amendment to Article 8 at the Review Conference of the Rome Statute in Kampala makes the use of expanding bullets in non-international armed conflict a war crime.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Expanding_bullet

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Response to R. Daneel Olivaw (Original post)

Wed Dec 9, 2015, 09:28 PM

3. He was a member of the terrorist group PFLP

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Response to Mosby (Reply #3)

Wed Dec 9, 2015, 09:31 PM

4. Ah the excuses you spin...

 

Did he deserve an execution style send off on yours or beloved right wing zionist say so?

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Response to Mosby (Reply #3)

Wed Dec 9, 2015, 09:53 PM

5. ISIS seems to be making inroads into Israel too..

Same as in USA and France....

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