Skip to comments.Russia Warns Israel Over Flooding Tunnels in Gaza: 'War Crime'
Posted on 12/09/2023 3:43:49 AM PST by canuck_conservative
Russia said that reports of proposals to flood the tunnels were shocking and warned that "if done, this will be a war crime."
"Such flooding could be considered analogous to 'do not spare them' order, but it is not only about that and not only about civilians who may be in those tunnels," the statement read. "Of course, there most likely will be civilians, for where else would they go from the indiscriminate bombing of Gaza."
Over the last two months, Russia has repeatedly condemned Israel's actions in Gaza, with Vladimir Putin initially blaming the Hamas attacks in Israel as a "clear example of the failed policy in the Middle East of the United States."
Analysts consider Moscow to be exploiting the turmoil, since it has taken scrutiny off Putin's full-scale invasion of Ukraine...
While Russia has criticized the UN's vote [to reject a ceasfire], as a permanent member, Moscow has also vetoed resolutions condemning aspects of its invasion of Ukraine, one being its declaration that it had annexed four Ukrainian territories...
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And it’s a bit rich for Russia to complain about “indiscriminate bombing” of civilians in Gaza, when that’s exactly what Russia itself has been doing to Ukraine for the last 2 years
ROFLOL. russia is comical
gazans love death …. Oblige the gazans with their love. Allow gazans to fully embrace their love. It’s good for gazans to fully embrace their love.
As comical as bubonic plague.
And what the islamic savages did to Israeli women, and babies wasn’t a war crime?
Not a crime if nobody remains in the tunnels. Merely piping in a little water for municipal purposes. Flushing the aqueducts, doncha know.
Putin really wants to test God it seems. Bad idea
LOL Thank You !!! LOL is good !!!!
“And what the Islamic savages did to Israeli women, and babies wasn’t a war crime?”
Wow! You’ve raised an interesting question I’ve never thought about. Is a war crime a war crime if it’s a special military operation, or a police action, or a terrorist attack. It seems like semantics, but whole legal cases and acquittals have rested on less.
In this particular case, though, I think it’s not a crime in any sense. Suppose the Israelis used tear gas to get a terrorist to leave a house so he could be arrested. It’s the terrorist’s decision to fight and die or be arrested. The government, universally, has the monopoly on force. Therefore it’s “the government’s” right to use whatever force is necessary so long as that force is not arbitrarily applied to the innocent. This is why Hamas hides among civilians.
The “crime” comes in when a government, governing body or organization, does something to someone for their own purposes and not to the advantage of that person. For example, they take your children and deport them to be raised as Russians instead of Ukrainian.
putin is evil, hypocrisy comes easy to him:
“And it’s a bit rich for Russia to complain about “indiscriminate bombing” of civilians in Gaza, when that’s exactly what Russia itself has been doing to Ukraine for the last 2 years”
putin clearly does not value human life
Russia’s just posturing here. It will take weeks to flood the tunnels - ample time for anybody in them to get out.
Flood the tunnels with raw sewage. NOW.
Didn’t they gas a bunch of school kids?
They can flood them with Zyklon B for all I care.
While Russia bombs innocent people’s apartment builldings???... F’ em!
The Soviet way - when you are committing war crimes accuse your opponents and their allies of doing the same and take the focus off yourself. Just yesterday or the day before I read a story of Russians gunning down a group of surrendering Ukrainians.
Flooding the tunnels is a bad idea, you have no idea of who you are going to kill. Where are the hostages?
When I read about war crimes, I think about Canada and how the Canadian Parliament honored a WWII Nazi. What the hell was that about?
We were wondering how long it would take before you showed up, and tried to change the topic away from your beloved Russia
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