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Adalah to AG: Open a Criminal Investigation into Israeli Soldiers' Use of Palestinian Civilians as Human Shields during the Recent Military Offensive on Gaza

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23 April 2009

On 8 April 2009, Adalah in cooperation with Al-Mezan in Gaza, sent a letter to the Israeli Defense Minister, Ehud Barak and the Attorney General, Menachem Mazuz, demanding that the AG immediately open a criminal investigation followed by a prompt prosecution of military leaders who authorized soldiers to use Palestinian civilians as human shields during the recent offensive on Gaza, which took place from 27 December 2008 – 18 January 2009.