Rights groups Believe Israeli Bombing of Gaza Cultural Center Is War Crime


Jerusalem, MINA — The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel and Al Mezan Center for Human Rights in Gaza said the Israeli military’s aerial attack that wounded 24 people and totally destroyed a cultural center in the Gaza Strip earlier this month could be a war crime and demanded an immediate independent criminal investigation into the attack.

On 9 August, Israel fired 9 missiles from drones and warplanes that wounded 24 people – including 8 women and children – and totally destroyed the Mishal Cultural Center in Gaza City., WAFA reported.

According to reports and testimonies from the scene, the cultural center was first struck by six missiles fired from Israeli drones and subsequently by three more missiles launched from Israeli warplanes. (T/RS5/RS1)

Mi’raj Islamic News Agency (MINA)

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