Under Article 8(2)(b)(i-iii) of the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court and Fourth Geneva's Article 147, Israel's use of lethal force constitutes wanton murder.
Al-Majdalawi's right to life was denied. Article 6 of the International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights affirms it. So does Article 6 of the Convention on the Rights of the Child.
How long will these crimes go unpunished? When will international bodies and leaders intervene?
Palestinians are people like Israelis. International law grants them equal rights. Denying them demands responsible parties be held responsible. Israel's gotten away with murder far too long. Palestine is strewn with corpses as evidence. It's time they didn't die in vain.
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