Posted by: sean | September 8, 2006

A mock war crimes trial for Hizbollah and Israel

The BBC sponsored a mock war crimes trial for Israel and Hizbollah. Kenneth Roth of Human Rights Watch acts as prosecutor and finds that both sides are guilty of crimes of war. His main arguments are that Hizbollah used weapons that are nearly impossible to control with much accuracy, resulting in attacks on Israeli civilians and that Israel assumed that after civilians had been warned of upcoming attacks, anyone who was still in that area was a legitimate target.

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