HRW White Phosphorus Report – Recommendations

Here are Human Rights Watch’s Recommendations upon publication of its report on the use of White Phosphorus during Operation Cast Lead:

“To the Government of Israel
* Immediately appoint an independent commission of inquiry to investigate all credible allegations of serious violations of international humanitarian law by Israeli forces in Gaza between December 27 and January 18, including the use of white phosphorus.  The investigation’s findings should be made public and should include recommendations for disciplinary measures or criminal prosecutions, as appropriate.
* Order the IDF to cease any use of white phosphorus munitions in populated areas, in Gaza and elsewhere
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