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Gaza, Egypt and Syria: a Common Thread of Genocide, War Crimes, and Wars Against Humanity

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Cross-posted from Counterpunch

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From youtube.com/watch?v=p8ANTMRJkws: Crimes against Humanity -- Is It Ever Justified to Target Civilians in War?
Crimes against Humanity -- Is It Ever Justified to Target Civilians in War?
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Gaza: Indiscriminate Israeli War Crimes against Civilians

From July 7 to August 12, 2014

Number of Gazans killed by Israel: 1,943 (with 80 percent civilian casualties including 437 children and 243 women)

Number of Gazans wounded by Israel: 9,886

Number of Houses Destroyed: 5,622; Damaged: at least 36,700

Number of Mosques Destroyed: 64; Damaged: 152

Number of Churches Damaged: 2

Number of Schools or Educational Facilities Destroyed or Damaged: 189

Number of Hospitals or Medical Facilities Destroyed or Damaged: 24

Number of Structures Destroyed including the only Electric Power Plant:More than 1500

Egypt: A Brutal Military Coup To Halt Democracy and Silence Political Dissent

Number of people killed by the coup regime from July 3, 2013 to January 31, 2014: at least 3248 (including 299 students with 289 males and 10 females (table 5 at the bottom); at least 80 died while in custody)

Number of people injured by the coup regime from July 3, 2013 to February 28, 2014: 18,535 (including at least 1,400 students)

Number of people arrested by the coup regime from July 3, 2013 to May 31, 2014: 41,163 (By April 2014 only 9,220 have been tried with about 1,260 receiving death sentences in mass trials)

Syria: a Bloody Civil War Fueled by Sectarianism and Foreign Interference

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