Definitions for war crimes
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"War Crimes" is the 49th episode of The West Wing.
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Criminal acts committed during, or in connection with, war, e.g., maltreatment of prisoners, willful killing of civilians, etc.
The numerical value of war crimes in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of war crimes in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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Only the winners decide what were war crimes.
They use civilians as shields. They use children in armed conflict, they also directly target civilian infrastructure and that can amount to war crimes but they can also constitute crimes against humanity.
Impunity is one of the driving factors of the crisis. Individuals implicated in war crimes in the past are free to commit new crimes. Unless you stop that cycle, violence will continue. We can't wait until the conflict is over to bring them to justice.
Israel is in the midst of a difficult military and diplomatic campaign against terrorists. An organisation that works to prove allegations that Israel is committing war crimes should be so good as to do so with its own resources and not with civilian national service volunteers and state funds.
One of the most important rules of war is that you don't attack health care facilities, health care providers, the sick, the disabled. So these attacks do represent gross violations of international humanitarian law, violations of international humanitarian law, if proven, can be considered war crimes and the perpetrators can be taken to the International Criminal Court.
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