al-Wafa hospital damaged in 2009 Cast Lead under threat of Jewish attack 11July 2014

Warning shots reportedly fired at Al Wafa hospital in eastern Gaza, full attack threatened


It is absolutely a violation of the Laws of War, Article 27 to target or destroy a clearly marked medical facility, and those as well as medics are “protected persons” under the Geneva Conventions. That hasn’t stopped Israel before and it will likely not stop it this time, but the world needs to know about these clear violations. Israeli officials need to be referred to the Hague.

11 July, 2014 Paramedics in Gaza

There are reports that Al Wafa rehabilitation hospital in the east of Gaza has been targetted with ‘warning pockets’ by the Israeli army, threatening a full attack. Eight international activists are heading there now in an attempt to protect it. Follow @jncatron on Twitter for live updates from the scene.

Update: activists now inside Al Wafa, reporting heavy drone activity overhead

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