The Flotilla Massacre is Unjustifiable and the Underlying Siege is Illegal

Important Resources for Activists, Attorneys, & Students

There can be no parity between occupier and occupied. As a matter of law, the onus is on Israel. Here are two legal analyses of Israel’s December 2008 to January 2009 “Operation Cast Lead.” Putting the focus on Israeli violations of international law, the laws of war, and international humanitarian law, is correct as a matter of law.

Read the White Paper by the International Association of Democratic Lawyers (IADL) and the International Committee of the National Lawyers Guild.

From February 2 through 7, 2009 (within two weeks of Israel’s unilateral declaration of ceasefire), the Guild’s eight-member fact-finding delegation toured Gaza City, Beit Lahiya, Jabaliya, Rafah, and Khan Yunis. The delegation conducted interviews and inspected and photographed damage.

Read its Final Report, “Onslaught: Israel’s Attack on Gaza & the Rule of Law.”

Guild Gaza delegation members reported to the NLG 2009 Law for the People Convention in Seattle. Watch the video.

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