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Israel may have violated international law – NRK Urix – Foreign news and documentaries

The US government believes that Israel may have violated international humanitarian law during the war in Gaza.

This was stated in a report submitted to Congress on Friday evening, Norwegian time, Reuters wrote.

It also emerged that the United States did not find any incidents that could justify halting military supplies to Israel.

The ministry explained that it was investigating the matter Potential violations According to international law, these investigations have not yet been completed.

It holds 3,500 bombs

They are also investigating whether US weapons have been used in possible violations of international law, but at the moment they do not have sufficient information to be able to reach a conclusion on this matter, the report said, according to the report. The New York Times.

Biden administration seizes shipment of 3,500 bombs. This week, the president also threatened to halt several other shipments if Israel took seriously the threat of a ground invasion in Rafah.

On Monday, the Israeli army ordered the evacuation of Rafah, where about 1.5 million people reside. Among them are 600,000 children.

“I made it clear that if they entered Rafah, I would not hand over the weapons,” Biden told CNN on Wednesday.

People killed since October 7, 2023

sources: Hamas-controlled health authorities in Gaza/UNOCHA/Israeli authorities

Figures issued by Hamas-controlled health authorities in Gaza do not distinguish between civilians and combatants, and may be delayed from time to time. The death toll in Palestine is the same as in Gaza. Figures from the Israeli authorities show that about 1,200 civilians and soldiers were killed as a result of the Hamas attack on Israel on October 7, 2023. 267 Israeli soldiers have also been killed since October 27, 2023. None of these numbers have been confirmed by independent sources. Palestinian numbers are updated daily. Figures from Israel are updated at least twice a week.

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Increased dissatisfaction

The report, ordered by President Joe Biden last February, covers the period from the attack on October 7 until the end of April this year.

US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken had until Wednesday to submit the report to Congress, but it was postponed.

Biden has faced severe criticism from several quarters because of his support for Israel recently. In the country's universities, students are protesting against the country's policy and the war waged by Israel.

Many people in Congress are unhappy, too, he writes The New York TimesWho believe the report may further dissatisfy Biden's opponents.

10.05.2024 at 23.29

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