Images From Palestine
Israel has used banned weapons against civilians.
Burns caused by white phosphorus used by Israeli occupation in Gaza.Burns caused by white phosphorus used by Israeli occupation in Gaza.
During its wars, Israeli occupation fired shells containing white phosphorus, which causes horrific burns when it comes into contact with skin. Under international law, phosphorus is allowed as a smokescreen to protect soldiers but treated as a chemical weapon when used against civilians.
“We have seen Gaza used as a laboratory for testing what I call weapons from hell,” said David Halpin, a retired British surgeon and trauma specialist, who has visited Gaza on several occasions to investigate unusual injuries suffered by Gazans.
“I fear the thinking in ‘Israel’ is that it is in its interests to create as much mutilation as possible to terrorize the civilian population…
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