- ARUTZ SHEVA Oct 18/09
Nations Human Rights Council (UNHRC) voted Friday to endorse the Goldstone
Report that accused Israel of committing war crimes in Gaza -- but at least one
British army commander fought hard to set the record straight.
(ret.) Richard Kemp told the UNHRC that the IDF made a strong effort last winter
to safeguard the lives of Gaza's civilians during its counterterrorist
Operation Cast Lead, the Israeli Defense Forces did more to safeguard the rights
of civilians in a combat zone than any other army in the history of warfare,"
testified Colonel Kemp. "Israel did so while facing an enemy that deliberately
positioned its military capability behind the human shield of the civilian