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Dr Phoebe Okawa 'Israel’s bombardment of Gaza is not self-defence – it’s a war crime’

27 January 2009

Israel’s bombardment of Gaza is not self-defence – it’s a war crime’

A letter to the Sunday Times from a group of UK academics, including Dr Phoebe Okawa from the School of Law, called for an end to the Israeli strikes on Gaza. On Israel’s attacks, they said: “The manner and scale of its operations in Gaza amount to an act of aggression and is contrary to international law, notwithstanding the rocket attacks by Hamas.”

 

 

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