Are ‘armed settlers’ legitimate military targets?

18 April 2023, Israel: The International Humanitarian Law (IHL) has clear, strong, language which shows that civilians cannot be considered militants for spurious reasons.  This is a hot topic now, as Israel’s opponents have argued that the Dee sisters and their mother were armed, dangerous, and involved in military aggression.  They were murdered while driving to a family vacation.   This was during Pessach (Passover) in 2023.  So today let’s take a look at an analysis of the relevant portions of the International Humanitarian Law.

First, a few paragraphs from the article:

Jerusalem Post, 18 April 2023 pg 2.

Here is a shot of the complete article:

Jerusalem Post, 18 April 2023 pg 2.


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