Substitute 'Gaza' and 'Palestinian' for 'Syria' and 'Syrian' below and you have a pretty accurate description of Israeli war crimes in 2008. Their preferred illegal CW's just happened to be white phosphorous and more people were killed - including over 400 children. But it's not a war crime if Israel does it eh? On 29/08/2013 13:35, Haim Barak wrote: > What has happened in Syria is not a local event but a crime against humanity > , violations of international law is responsible therefore joins world to > respond to that. Syria was an ethical boundary violation, violation of > international > law. The entire world witnessed the difficult images of the bodies of Syrian > children lying on the floor. President Obama spoke for all of humanity when > he said that there can be no violation of international law, mass murder > without adequate response. We understand that this time the reaction is > global rather than local.