Hamas calls on Gaza kids to form a human shieldFollowing threats of an airstrike on the home of Hamas terrorist Abu Hatal on Thursday night, Hamas' al-Aqsa television called on all Gaza children to form a human shield to protect the terrorist in the A-Shouqaf quarter of Gaza City.
Let's go to the videotape. I'll have a comment at the end. Hat Tip: Israeli Girl.
There is a difference between Hamas' use of human shields and their use in other combat zones. In other combat zones, the party using the human shields is seeking to protect its assets. In Hamas' case, they are hoping the human shields (often children) will die so that they can gain political capital using the deaths.
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